Free Poster! Gratitude Prompts For Teachers & Parents to Work With Their Students and Children On
Practicing gratitude cultivates joy and positivity, key feelings that lay a foundation from which to create an empowered life. Focusing on what we appreciate is also a healthy coping skill for when times feel overwhelming and get tough.Hang this free gratitude poster in your classroom. school counse...
100+ Questions to Build Relationships | Digital & Print SEL Activity
FREE list of over 100 questions to help build positive relationships and integrate social emotional learning into the classroom! Use this list to help students build relationships with adults and with each other. #sel #socialemotionallearning #positiveclimate #pathway2success
Social Skills - Friends
Here are some social skills worksheets I put together for my class. These are some of the issues we deal with on a daily basis. I bought some cute social skills books that I read prior to writing each lesson. "My Mouth is a Volcano" "How to be a Friend" and "How to lose all your Friends". To be honest, I had a particular student in mind when I bought each one of these books (you do not need the books to use the worksheets). I wrote the worksheets to represent some of their actual issues. I…
The Emotions Candy Game
Getting kids to talk about their emotions plays a huge part in helping them to process those emotions, get past them and move on with their lives. When you can combine that process with candy, well that just creates an all-around great situation. That why we were so excited to come across the M&M emotion game at Living a Rad Life.In this game, you use snack sized bags of chocolate covered candy (M&M’s) in order to get kids talking about their emotions. You and the child (or every child if…
Social Problem Solving Task Cards Free - Distance Learning
Use these social scenarios and situations task cards to help kids learn how to solve real problems! These are ideal for kids who struggle with making good decisions or get "stuck" in their thinking. So helpful for kids with autism, ADHD, and other social challenges.
8 FREE Social Skill Mini Lessons
As school counseling providers, we are often strapped for time to plan for classroom lessons, small groups and individual student counseling sessions, due to the many hats we wear. This E-Book, 8 FREE Social Skill Mini Lessons was designed to be used with little to no-prep! It's perfect to use wh...
Getting to Know You Uno Game Companion
*I have no relationship with Uno/Mattel or Toytheater.com.*This is meant to be a companion to Uno(R) or any 4 Colors game, such as on Toytheater.com. Put a new twist on a classic with these boards that will engage your students in conversation as they play! Each color corresponds with different "get...
Team Building: Sneak a Peek
My poor fourth graders. This seems to be the year where the most issues occur at recess. From excluding others to changing the rules mid-...
How to Make DIY Sensory Bottles
I had foot surgery at the beginning of June, so it’s been a pretty uneventful summer since. What better way to spend my time than immersing myself in preschool Pinterest projects? I’ve been wanting to make sensory bottles for quite some time. Now, I’m not sure if I can stop. These things are addictive. Even …
Morning Meetings in Fifth Grade - Hello Fifth
I absolutely LOVE our morning meeting time! You can grab these HERE. One of the top questions I get asked is regarding our daily morning meetings. Want to know why I’ve been hesitant to blog about it? I don’t have good pictures. Want to know why I don’t have good pictures? I’m IN the meeting. ... Read More about Morning Meetings in Fifth Grade
Social Emotional Self Assessments (FREE!)
These 10 social emotional self assessments will help you understand where your students are in their understanding and application of the following topics: anger management, conversation skills, following directions, friendship skills, leadership skills, perseverance, respect, self control, self es...
A day in the life of a child with executive functioning issues
What’s it like to struggle with executive function, or executive dysfunction? See how problems with executive function can affect a child’s daily life.
Teaching Empathy: The Best Way to a Compassionate Classroom – Proud to be Primary
Teach empathy in the classroom with these lessons and activities that build compassion, social skills, social emotional learning and social awareness. Great for community building in the classroom as well! #empathy #compassion #socialskills #communitybuilding #classroommanagement
Perspective-Taking Social Skills Lessons - Distance Learning
Free social skills lessons to teach perspective-taking and empathy skills!
Expected And Unexpected Behaviors Foldable Activity - FREE!
This free expected v. unexpected behavior foldable activity is perfect for helping your students learn that the behavior that is expected depends on the setting. Students will identify expected and unexpected behavior with friends, family, and strangers. This is a great activity to go along with zones of regulation, social skills groups, or students with ADHD or Autism. #CounselorChelsey #SchoolCounseling #ExpectedBehavior #ZonesOfRegulation