Social Emotional Learning Activities

Are you looking for more support teaching social emotional learning (SEL) in your classroom? Our free SEL activities here can help guide your social-emotional learning discussion, from learning about growth mindset to setting goals and showing gratitude. We've organized our social emotional learning resources around the five core skill competencies as identified by the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL):

  • Self-Awareness activities
  • Self-Management activities
  • Responsible Decision-Making activities
  • Relationship Skills activities
  • Social Awareness activities

Bring SEL into your classroom with one of our social emotional learning activities below!

SEL Activities For Self-Awareness

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Growth Mindset Stickers Pack

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Name Your Emotions Activity

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Picture Books About
Emotions

SEL Activities For Self-Management

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Work Your Worries Exercises 

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I'm A Star Goal-Setting Activity

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We Are Safe
Poster

SEL Activities For Responsible Decision-Making

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Classroom Rules Contract
(Editable PDF)

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PebbleGo Research Challenge

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PebbleGo Next Online Safety

SEL Activities For Relationship Skills

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Super Star of the Week
Certificate

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All About Me
Activity

SEL Activities For Social Awareness

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Ways to Play Together
Poster

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Gratitude Cards
Template

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Kindness Cards 
Template

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