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8 Activities to Foster Gratitude with Children & Youth

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
6
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Adult
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
Gratitude is linked with many physical, social an…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
6
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10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
Gratitude is linked with many physical, social and emotional benefits and is an important skill to foster with children and youth. When choosing an action to do so, however, research indicates that if the activity is forced or feels like homework it isn’t a good match. The outcome isn’t authentic and the results fall short of the potential benefits that experiencing gratitude offers. The most effective gratitude activities are ones that engage children’s interests and strengths.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
Core Compentencies
Social Emotional Learning
Mindfulness
Friendship
Kindness
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/8-activities-to-foster-gratitude-with-children-youth
Learning Standards
Describe and assess strategies for promoting mental well-being, for self and others.
Duration
20 - 60 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 9, 2017
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Pillow Full of Feelings

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
Sad, scared, surprised, angry, happy, sleepy. Hel…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
Sad, scared, surprised, angry, happy, sleepy. Helping children name an emotion strengthens their ability to manage their own behaviour when they are experiencing strong feelings. In addition, this skill bolsters their ability to be attentive to other people’s emotions, show concern, be more helpful and develop healthy relationships.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
Social Emotional Learning
Heart-Mind Well-Being
Emotions
Self-Regulation
Core Competencies
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/lesson-plan-pillow-full-of-feelings
Learning Standards
Children, parents and caregivers will: • Create a tool which can be used to identify and talk about emotions • Learn new games to strengthening Heart-Mind well-being • Increase emotion words used in conversation and in play
Duration
15-20 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 1, 2017