Social-Emotional Learning Resources
Sample daily schedule for school-at-home
Here are some practical Life Skills Activities for students:
● Pick up/ put away toys
● Unload the dishwasher (silverware, cups, plates)
● Clean microwave
● Dust with a feather duster or microfiber rag
● Sweep/Swiffer/Vacuum the floor
● Collect dirty clothes
● Put clothes in the dirty clothes hamper
● Help get clothes from washer to dryer
● Put clothes away
● Fold/hang laundry
● Make bed (put pillows and blankets on the bed, not bootcamp style)
● Wipe cabinets
● Wipe baseboards (soapy water)
● Meal prep (wash produce, find ingredients, simple cutting with butter knife)
● Wipe bathroom sinks, counters, toilets
● Collect garbage
● Get mail
● Rake leaves
Self-confidence is displaying a belief in your own abilities.
Videos For Students
Positive self-talk is when we talk to ourselves in a reassuring, kind, and more optimistic way. It’s the difference from saying to yourself: “I’m an idiot, I can’t believe I failed this math test” or “I’m disappointed in how I did on the math test but I’m going to talk to the teacher and study more next time”.
Social Skills Resources for Parents
Video For Students: Harmful effects of excessive screen time
Video For Parents: Screens May affect Your Child’s Brain Development
Stop, Breathe, Think
This is a simple app for you and your entire family that provides meditation for those in need to get grounded. It is not affiliated with any religion and is child-friendly.
Mindfulness means paying full attention to something. It means slowing down to really notice what you're doing. Being mindful is the opposite of rushing or multitasking. When you're mindful, you're taking your time.
Random Acts of Kindness Videos