SEL at Home

simple activities to build good qualities and social-emotional skills in children

Picture Abhi Baaki Hai

Listening Skills

“Listening is an art that requires attention over talent, spirit over ego, others over self.”

– Dean Jackson

5,4,3,2,1

Mindfulness

“Wherever you are, be there totally.”

– Eckhart Tolle

Thank You to Banta Hai

Gratitude

“Gratitude turns what we have into enough.”

– Aesop

Trigger Mat Dabana

Understanding Emotions

“Either we spend time meeting children’s emotional needs by filling their cup with love or we spend time dealing with the behaviors caused from their unmet needs. Either way we spend time.”

– Pam Leo

Little Engineers

Collaboration

“Coming together is beginning, staying together is progress, working together is success.”

– Henry Ford

Recipe of ME

Who am I?

“Knowing yourself is the begining of all wisdom.”

– Aristotle

Chain of Strengths

Identifying Strengths

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”

– Albert Einstein

Planting Seeds

Self-Regulation

“The first and best victory is to conquer self.”

– Plato

Gratitude Jar

Gratitude

“Gratitude makes sense of the past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.”

– Melody Beattie

Complete the Picture

Perspectives

“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”

– Dr. Wayne Dyer

Feelings Collage

Understanding Emotions

“Lean into the sharp points and fully experience them. The essence of bravery is being without self-deception. Wisdom is inherent in understanding emotions.”

– Perna Chodron

My Awe Moment

Gratitude

“Thanks is the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder”

– G. K. Chesterton

Bucket Wheel

Purpose

“The mystery of human existence lies not in just staying alive, but in finding something to live for.”

– Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Kindness Challenge

Kindness

“Kindness is the language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”

– Mark Twain