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How Positive Affirmations For Kids Help Improve Emotional Wellbeing
Bullying | Children | Education | Mental Health | Parenting

How Positive Affirmations for Kids Help Improve Emotional Wellbeing

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailAs important as it is for parents to encourage, love and support their children, it is just as important that children learn to create these positive emotions within themselves. It is very empowering for a child to create positive thoughts and feelings of self-worth, so it is much…

Kindness Resources For Teachers To Stop Bullying
Education | Bullying | Classroom Activities | Kindness | Social and Emotional Learning

Kindness Resources for Teachers to Stop Bullying

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailSTOP BULLYING!Bullying is often a hot topic among parents and teachers. It has been for as long as I can remember and sadly, not a lot has changed. But I feel like we’re making some headway with educators now using social and emotional learning programs in their classrooms to build emotional…

Free Checklists For Random Acts Of Kindness & World Kindness Day
Education | Bullying | Children | Classroom Activities | Kindness | Parenting

Free Checklists for Random Acts of Kindness & World Kindness Day

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailDownload your free checklist now!Whether you’re looking to build character traits at home or in the classroom, recognized kindness days are a wonderful time to start a kindness campaign.Kindness is a good old-fashioned value that does a lot more than improve character. Did you know that it can…

Crumpled Paper & Crumpled Heart Bullying Activity For Kids
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Crumpled Paper & Crumpled Heart Bullying Activity for Kids

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailThe Crumpled Paper Bullying LessonHow a piece of crumpled paper provides a friendship lesson for every child!Who could imagine that a single sheet of paper crumpled up in front of a group of students could be so effective in demonstrating the devastating impact unkind words and actions can…

Enemy Pie Book Review & A Friendship Lesson
Education | Book Reviews | Bullying | Classroom Activities | Parenting | Social and Emotional Learning

Enemy Pie Book Review & A Friendship Lesson

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailNeed a friendship lesson for your grade? Enemy Pie is perfect!!!!Title: Author:Illustrator:Age group:Theme:Enemy Pie Derek Munson Tara King 4 – 10 years Friendship, Problem-Solving, Bullying, Judgement, RespectEnemy Pie story overviewThe story is narrated by a young boy. He was looking forward to a really great summer. That was until Jeremy Ross moved into…

How To Develop Positive Character Traits At School And Home
Children | Bullying | Classroom Activities | Education | Parenting | Social and Emotional Learning

How to Develop Positive Character Traits at School and Home

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailHow are character traits developed?It’s a given that parents want their kids to grow up with good set of values and positive character traits. Kindness, compassion, perseverance, honesty, and respect are just some of the traits we want to instill in our kids. Charles Starkey, Associate Professor of Philosophy studies emotion…

Teach Kindness And Empathy To Reduce Bullying At School And Online
Bullying | Children | Education | Kindness | Social and Emotional Learning

Teach Kindness and Empathy to Reduce Bullying at School and Online

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailWhy do we need to teach kindness and empathy?Experts advocate that we must teach kindness and empathy in schools to reduce bullying. Why? Because kindness is the antithesis of bullying and empathy is the foundation of kindness.   Being kind means that you consider the needs, feelings, and concerns…

48 Bulletin Boards To Inspire Schools To Make A Kindness Tree
Bullying | Children | Classroom Activities | Education | Kindness | Social and Emotional Learning

48 Bulletin Boards to Inspire Schools to Make a Kindness Tree

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailA kindness tree is a great whole school project!A kindness tree bulletin board is a beautiful and creative way to encourage and acknowledge acts of kindness within a school. As a whole school kindness challenge, it’s a heartwarming way to foster caring, supportive relationships amongst students and teachers…

The Watermelon Shield – Book Review & Author’s Reflections
Bullying | Book Reviews | Education

The Watermelon Shield – Book Review & Author’s Reflections

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailBook Title:  The Watermelon ShieldAuthors:  Rose and Hope McCallumIllustrator:  mikemotz.comFor ages:  6-10 years (a good read for all ages)Topics:  bullying, kindness, compassion, empathy, character development, juvenile self-helpRelated learning areas:  social and emotional learning (SEL), well-being/self-confidence, communication/healthy boundaries Continue Reading

Tracking Relationships Between Students To Prevent Bullying & Improve Wellbeing
Bullying | Education

Tracking Relationships Between Students to Prevent Bullying & Improve Wellbeing

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailHow important are relationships in education? Rita Pierson, in her classic TEDTalk, says “Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.” I thoroughly agree and I would like it mandated that every teacher watches her talk every year! I want to expand her sentiment to include student to student…

10 Reasons Teaching Kindness At School Is Essential To Reduce Bullying
Bullying | Education | Kindness

10 Reasons Teaching Kindness at School Is Essential to Reduce Bullying

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailTeaching Kindness can Change the Culture of Your School!Phrases like “random acts of kindness” and “pay it forward” have become popular terms in modern society. There are even special days dedicated to being kind and organizations who specialize in altruism. But why has kindness become so popular? Perhaps it’s…

Social-Emotional Learning: Classroom Circles Build Community To Help Stop Bullying
Bullying | Classroom Activities | Education

Social-Emotional Learning: Classroom Circles Build Community to Help Stop Bullying

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailClassroom circles nurture an inclusive and supportive school community!The power of classroom circles or morning meetings to foster emotional intelligence, improve wellbeing and create a culture of kindness is well documented. Circles are important tools for nurturing relationships and feelings of community and can have a profound impact…