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5 Free Activities

You can make a meaningful difference in the way a young person thinks, feels and acts in as little as 15 minutes a day. The activities in this kit are based on social and emotional learning (SEL) and address the skills young people need to recognize and manage emotions, develop care and concern for others, make responsible decisions and handle challenging situations constructively and ethically. So enjoy these 5 free activities because children who have had the opportunity to garner these skills excel academically, build healthy relationships and lead happier, more meaningful lives.

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Focusing The Mind

Take Five: A one-minute breathing activity to bring awareness to the present moment, regain composure and reduce reactivity.

Finding Your Voice

On Self-Awareness: Conversation starters that encourage the expression of emotions, feelings and experiences.

Being Human

Sometimes a Caterpillar: A video and discussion highlighting the value of individuality, inclusivity and diversity.

Expanding Compassion

Thank You, Too: An activity that acknowledges the reasons why saying thank you is a powerful practice in daily life.

Into The World

Gratitude Everyday: A writing activity that encourages reflection of the everyday moments that bring meaning to life.