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Social Emotional At-Home Resources

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Social-emotional learning (SEL) strengthens us as individuals and as communities. Parents and caregivers can help children practice SEL at home with the following curated list of resources and activities. Just like any other skill, SEL should be practiced on a regular basis to help children identify, express, and manage their emotions.
 

Helplines

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 or text "Home" to 741741 to text with a Crisis Text Line counselor (24 hours a day, 7 days a week)

Behavior

  • PBIS World
    This website gives appropriate strategies to support students with their social-emotional and behavioral needs.
  • Reading is Fundamental Activity Center
    Let the young children in your life explore resources about fairness on their own. This vetted, safe, and appropriate set of activities – including puzzles, games, and more – are ready for kids in grades Pre-K to 3 to use independently.

Social Emotional Activities

  • CASEL
    Guidelines for Parents and Caregivers
  • Conversation Starters for Families
    Sometimes the hardest challenge is finding the right question to ask. This resource provides a multitude of questions to start conversations in the car, at the table, or when you have a few minutes to chat.
  • Social-Emotional Learning Games to Play with Your Child
    Learning to manage our own emotions while be sensitive to others is a challenge that all children face. This site provides five games that families can play to sharpen their social and emotional skills, no tech required.