International SEL Day

March 26th ~ Mark Your Calendars & Get Ready!

Week Four: Celebrating SEL Every Day!

Celebrating SEL every day may mean something different for everyone. We want to take the extra time here to emphasize how important self-care routines are to replenish our every day. Students need help understanding self care and how to cope with stress. We hope you have an awesome SEL day!
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University at Buffalo: Self-Care Exercises and Activities by Topic

The topics cover ways to maintain your physical health, decrease stress, increase relaxation and equanimity, and deal with challenging emotional situations (including work situations). We invite you to find the ones that are applicable to your life and situation.

Check their full list of great ideas here.

Resources for Resilience

Self Help Techniques for Emotional First Aid

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Sanford Fit: Helps Students Understand Stress (Grades 3-5)

Help kids understand stress. It's normal to feel a little stress now and then, but how much is too much and what can you do about it?

Watch the video here with your students.

Yoga For Teachers | Yoga With Adriene

Light Reading

Self-Care for Kids by Age

It is a critical time for children and teenagers to learn the importance of taking care of themselves and their communities. Self-care can help kids of all ages become more introspective and aware of their physical and emotional needs. It can also prepare them to effectively handle future stressors. Even small acts of self-care and self-help can decrease stress, improve relationships, and promote wellness of the body and mind.

Read the full resource here.

Additional examples found here too!

10-Minute Yoga For Self Care - Yoga With Adriene