In Your Home


We know that kids learn best through play. Their development hinges on active involvement. So how can we bring social emotional learning into our home routine?

Social emotional learning can help the whole family manage feelings, maintain relationships, and adjust positively to change.

Gratitude helps social emotional learning

Gratitude is a mindset, and it may or may not require a shift in your family dynamics. A great time to practice gratitude is before a family meal.

Coming together and talking about your day and what you’re thankful for is perfect social emotional learning practice.

Kindness is Key

Kindness activities might include things like ‘let someone else go first’ or ‘do an extra chore’. Set an individual and a family goal for how many acts of kindness you want to complete each day.

Turn Taking and Patience

Patience is a challenge for many of us, regardless of our age. Playing a game of Monopoly, Candyland, or UNO is a fun way to incorporate a host of skills, including taking turns.  Taking turns is a great way to practice social emotional learning.

Mindful Breathing

Children can benefit in so many areas of their lives by practicing mindful breathing.

The behaviors currently filed under ‘social emotional learning’ have been around forever, in the form of manners, good citizenship and self-awareness. Regardless of what these skills are called, life is much easier when they are worked into our home routine!

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