Looking for easy-to-implement social and emotional learning (SEL) activities for your classroom? These mini-lessons may be mini in size, but deliver a big impact.
Activity: Students read The Good Egg as a class and discuss the importance of self-care and the different ways of giving to oneself. Students then use a worksheet to identify one kind action they can take for themselves, and make a pledge. In the days following, students complete the pledge and reflect on the impact of the self-care act.
Themes: Self-care, self-reflection, self-awareness
Time: 15 minutes
Essential Questions: What are the different ways you can give to yourself? What are the benefits of taking care of yourself?
Student Action: Students complete their Personal Pledge.
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