16 Brain Break Ideas to Get Kids Moving – Proud to be Primary
Try these fun brain break ideas the next time you have a free moment in class or feel your students starting to get antsy.
Book Companions Emotional Awareness Resource for K-2 - On 5 Popular Children's Books
This emotional awareness book companion resource for kindergarten, first grade, and second grade teachers covers 5 popular children’s books on feelings and emotions (The Color Monster; The Feelings Book; Glad Monster, Sad Monster; F is for Feelings; In My Heart). Each mentor text comes with ideas for classroom discussions and book chats, a lesson plan, anchor chart, writing templates, and fun activities (printable + digital). Great for distance learning and remote teaching of emotional…
16 Social-Emotional Learning Games for Kids – Proud to be Primary
16 social-emotional learning games for kids that are great for the classroom or to use at home to build character and social skills.
39 Back to School Activities & Ideas for Teachers – Proud to be Primary
Back to school activities make the beginning of school go smoothly for everyone! Build a sense of community, get organized, and reward positive behavior.
Back to School Guide for Primary Teachers – Proud to be Primary
Jam-packed back-to-school guide for K-2 teachers filled with articles, resources, classroom ideas, a free email course, books, and more!
Relationships with Students: 6 Ways to Build Them From the Start
Building relationships with students is important from the start: 6 ways teachers can encourage positive relationships in the classroom.
Growth Mindset Activities K-2 - Social Emotional Learning & Character Education
Teach children about their elastic brain, a fixed mindset and growth mindset, perseverance, learning from mistakes, failures, challenges, and the power of YET. Children will make their own ‘Grow Your Brain’ crown and develop a growth mindset through discussions, writing, and hands-on activities. #sel #socialemotionlearning #classroommanagement #charactereducation #socialskills #growthmindset
Back to School Ideas for a Stellar First Week
30 back to school teacher ideas for the classroom. Plan your first days with engaging activities for kids, community building ideas, classroom management tricks, organizational tips, and more! #backtoschool #classroommanagement #classroomorganization #communitybuilding
The Gratitude Lesson for Your Class for which YOU'LL be Grateful
Teaching gratitude in the classroom. Encourage kids to reflect and be thankful by writing in a gratitude journal, reading a children's book, and more activities for Thanksgiving. All kids need practice being grateful! #classroommanagement #gratitude #socialresponsibility #socialemotionallearning #charactereducation
Classroom Expectations: Creating a Classroom Contract – Proud to be Primary
Classroom expectations help students build social responsibility. Try creating a classroom contract together using the children's ideas.
40 Simple Classroom Social Distancing Ideas for Flexible K-3 Teachers
How do you survive teaching with social distancing in K-3? Try these simple classroom socially distant ideas and activities to help you set-up and manage a primary classroom. Find organization ideas for centers, supplies, seating, morning meeting, social-emotional learning, books, and classroom jobs, as well as using online platforms and digital activities and resources. Try these hacks to get your kindergarten, first, second, or third grade classroom kids ready for a successful school year!
Social Emotional Learning SEL DIGITAL 3-5 Curriculum BUNDLE - Google & PPT
Need teaching strategies, lessons, and educational tools for teaching social and emotional skills online or in the classroom? Teach elementary social-emotional learning lessons (kindergarten, first, second, third, fourth, and fifth grade) in digital format to strengthen virtual learning, one-to-one classroom instruction, and in-person lessons with kids. Activities are fun, engaging, and ready to use in Google Slides, PowerPoint, and Seesaw.
Simple Social Distancing Tips for Teaching Social-Emotional Learning in K-3
Simple social distancing tips for teaching social-emotional learning effectively in your K-3 classroom. Helpful ideas to guide instruction!
Emotions for Kids: Lessons and Activities to Build Self-Awareness – Proud to be Primary
Teaching emotions for kids is easy with these social emotional learning ideas and activities that teach children about emotions in the classroom.
How to Create a Calm Classroom: 5 Effective Strategies for Elementary Teachers
5 effective strategies to help elementary teachers create a calm, productive classroom. Find ideas on creating a calm corner in the classroom and ideas for making calm down kits for students.
Emotions Book Companion on Children's Book 'The Color Monster'
This emotional awareness book companion resource for kindergarten, first grade, and second grade teachers covers popular children’s books on feelings and emotions, including The Color Monster. Build literacy skills and foster a love of books with each story. Have classroom discussions, create an anchor chart, write, and participate fun activities (printable + digital) that teach emotional skills. Great for distance and remote teaching! #childrensbooks #emotions #socialemotionallearning