Category: COVID-19 Resources

Learning to Self Manage

Today’s focus: When We Lose Control of Our Emotions? Instructions: Elementary: Watch the video Think about a time when you “flipped your lid.” What was going on at the time? How did your “downstairs brain” react? What is the role of the “upstairs brain” or your “thinking brain? How might you use your “thinking brain” …

Learning to Self Manage

Today’s focus: Your Own Ability to Manage Your Actions Instructions: Elementary: Watch the video According to the video, what is Self-Management? What are the 6 ways to manage your stress? Think of 3 “good things” that already happened to you today. Share one of your “good things” experiences with a family member. Notice their reaction. …

Your Creative SEL Self Portrait

Today’s focus: Celebrate the Kind YOU! Instructions: Elementary: Watch the video Think of a friend or a family member. What do you like best about the way they treat others? What is an example of how they positively treat one person. Share that story. What is a story about how you treated someone positively recently. …

Your Creative SEL Self Portrait

Today’s focus: Celebrate the YOU That Treats Others Well Instructions: Elementary: Watch the video Think of a friend or a family member. What do you like best about the way they treat others? What is an example of how they positively treat one person. Share that story. What is a story about how you treated …

Your Creative SEL Self Portrait

Today’s focus: Looking in the Mirror Instructions: Elementary: Watch the video If you stood in front of the mirror, what might the mirror say about how you treat others? …about how you listen when someone else is sharing? Who were you listening to? …about the last time you showed courage? Explain. …about the last time …

Your Creative SEL Self Portrait

Today’s focus: Making your SEL Self Portrait Mask Instructions: Elementary: Watch the video Think of three words that others would use to describe YOU Think of four words that YOU would use to describe YOU Make your self-portrait mask and include some or all of these words Show your mask to a family member or …

Mindfulness Settles Us

Today’s focus: Shape Breathing Instructions: Elementary: Watch the video Find a quiet place in your house and practice along with this video. Notice how you feel now. Is your heart beating slower? What other shapes can you use? Imagine following the lines and breathing in and then out (Triangle? Circle, Rectangle). Try concentrating on a …

Mindfulness Settles Us

Today’s focus: Finger Breathing Strengthens Your Super Powers! Instructions: Elementary: Watch the video Find a comfortable place to sit and watch this video with someone else. Look at your pointer finger on one hand and know that this wil be your tool today to practice focusing. Follow the instructions to use your hand to trace …

Mindfulness Settles Us

Today’s focus: Guided Mindfulness Practice Instructions: Elementary: Watch the video Find a quiet place in your home where sound is limited. Follow the steps in the video for this guided practice Share this video with someone else in your family or do it with them Secondary: Watch the video Find a quiet place in your …

Mindfulness Settles Us

Today’s focus: Mindfulness Instructions: Elementary: Watch the video What did you like best about the video? Choose one person with whom you would like to share the video. Find a quiet place in your house and practice 1 minute of quiet belly breathing. Open your eyes and notice how you feel. Secondary: Watch the video …