I LOVE the fall season – the cool weather, pumpkin spice lattes, all of the fresh smells, warm blankets, sweaters & boots – but I ESPECIALLY love all of the SHARING & GOODNESS that the season brings. I have created a few activities that teachers and counselors alike can use with their studen
Thanksgiving Gratitude – "I am Thankful" Drawing and/or Writing Activity: This activity is great for Thanksgiving time but can be used year-round for your students to practice gratitude!
Use these sheets as an opportunity for your students to illustrate what they are grateful for. Then, display it
I love teaching my students character traits to my students. This activity pack includes:
2 Posters- These posters will help you introduce the meaning of gratitude to your students. 1 color and 1 black/white
2 Coloring Sheets
A Closer Look Activity Sheet
Reasons to Show Gratitude Ac
Focus on Gratitude!
While for many people, Thanksgiving is synonymous with family, food and friends. At school, children are taught that because Native Americans helped the Pilgrims they were invited to join them for a friendly feast. However, this oversimplification of a historical event is proble
Teach your students about gratitude and how to express it. This lesson includes an eBook, a reader, a group activity, and a make & take activity. Help your students identify the positives that surround them at any moment of the day. Gratitude is not just for Thanksgiving-no hand turkeys included
Everyone loves to pop bubbles!
Thankful Bubbles are a fun way for kids and adults to focus on what they are grateful for while popping bubbles. They are great for counseling, classroom, or to use at home. You can use them in groups or by yourself.
IMPORTANT NOTE:Thankful Bubbles is a PRINTABLE
Thanksgiving should be done throughout the year :) It is never too soon to teach children about gratitude. This is a short activity that could be done at the end of the day or at the beginning of the day. It would be really fun for kids to do with their parents.
Three sweet Thanksgiving gratitude activities to allow your students to show thanks! The pages are in color and black & white!
♥“I Am Thankful For” poem Template: Have students complete each line beginning with “I am thankful for….”. Repeat the “I am thankful for….” line throughout the poem f
This Gratitude resource is a month long unit taken from my Entire Year: Character Education Kit. I love using these materials because it allows you to directly teach important character traits in an active, motivating format. This unit focuses on the trait of Gratitude but there are 10 other units i
Gratitude is an important social skill for children to learn because it teaches them how to interact with others in a positive way. Studies also show that teaching children gratitude improves their sense of well-being and reduces feelings of depression.
This resource contains
This "Lesson on Gratitude" is designed for students in 7th-12th grade for incorporating Character Education specifically around the topic of gratitude. The readability and examples are most relevant to students in those grade levels. This product is designed for use in advisory classes, character ed
End of the Year: Reflection Activity
The end of the year is here! This is a great activity pack to help students reflect on the year and to think about their future! This activity bundle is meant to follow the ASCA Mindsets: Behavior Standards – Learning Strategies and Self-Management Skills! Th
This print and go packet contains a variety of activities that you can use to teach the following character education topics:
1. Ready to Learn
Activity 1: Rules are Cool Response Sheet
Activity 2: Personal Space Pictures
Activity 1: Responsibility Student Sort
Activity 2: Respo
Teach your students about the real story of Thanksgiving from alternate perspective using engaging QR code articles and print & go reading response handouts!
Print the QR code article ahead of time or engage students by having them access the nonfiction article in class using their smartphone
“I live in a state of appreciation.” In this beautiful Yoga lesson, students learn to appreciate even the smallest of blessings in their lives. A game of Yogi Says, a Gratitude Circle, and Soak Up the Sun Breathing are among the activities in the lesson. This product includes a detailed lesson plan
Gratitude is the feeling of appreciation or thanks. Some positive psychology researchers report that there are social, psychological, and physical health benefits from expressing gratitude.
This activity will help students express and think of ways they are thankful for the people and things in th
Thanksgiving is a great time to reflect on our blessings and traditions. It’s also an opportunity to discuss the historical and cultural perspectives relevant to these traditions. This lesson engages your critical thinkers and challenges them to close read “Thanksgiving” by Ella Wheeler Wilcox, pers
Rise to Success "Gratitude"
Have you wondered if your students have what it takes? Do they understand the qualities needed to be successful? These resources will help you introduce the quality of Gratitude to your students.
1. A colorful, word-cloud type poster in 5 different size
Encourage gratitude all year long! Students can write out notes of gratitude to friends, teachers and school staff.
Help students develop their social emotional trait of gratitude through this fun, quick, and easy activity!
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Gratitude is a game-changer!
This 14-page eBook is an introduction to gratitude interventions. With 10 days of unique gratitude activities and exercises, you're sure to find something that works for you and your family.
Gratitude can strengthen relationships, increase positive emotions, and turn
Thanksgiving Thankful Draw-It – Gratitude Drawing Activity: What are your students grateful for? Let them show it through their own creativity this Thanksgiving season!
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How Will You Use These Fun Activity Sheets?
As a morning exercise to start th
Continue cultivating your student's sense of gratitude all year long with this fun and engaging scavenger hunt!
Students can work in pairs or independently to move around the classroom and school while reflecting on what they are truly grateful for.
Looking for more engaging gratitude activities?!
This I Am Thankful Lapbook is perfect for the month of November. Gratitude and thankfulness is the foundation of this project. Your students will be diving deep into all the areas of their life that they feel thankful. Students will work through the prewriting process as they complete each compon
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Help kids and young adults practice gratitude by learning what we are thankful for. Gratitude promotes happiness, positive thinking, and creates a positive classroom climate. Research shows numerous social, emotional, and health benefits from developing gratitude and appreciation skills.
GROW A DREAM GARDEN!!
Thanksgiving is the perfect time to learn about gratitude. This activity takes it one step further by illustrating how gratitude can turn their dreams into reality along with the help of effort and positivity. Children will plant a "seed" (dream), bury it in helpful daily be
The elementary school counseling small group aims to promote mindfulness in upper elementary-aged students, focusing on mindful breathing, mindful eating, mindful walking, non-judgment/self-acceptance, grounding, patience, letting go, gratitude, and more! Group session activities are based on resear
This Thanksgiving Activities Pack is something to be thankful for! Your students will love learning all about the history of the first Thanksgiving! This unit is a TOP 100 BEST SELLER and newly updated in 2016 now with even more activities in this pack!
This unit includes many interactive activitie
Need the perfect directed drawing project that will totally save the day? Let your little superheroes discover their artistic talents with this best-selling directed drawing and writing project!
It's awesome for the beginning or end of the school year (if kids write about themselves or a friend or
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Best Beginning of a School Year-★★★★Help students begin a year with confidence with this SUPER Back to school resource!
This resource includes 1 to 3 weeks of engaging, fun, reflective lessons and also 68 pages of organization ideas!!!
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Teach your students about positive character traits and improve their behavior in the process. This easy to implement program is perfect for classes, or students, that struggle with social skills. Focus on one character trait per week, use the posters, armbands, awards, and worksheets to motivate yo
In this winter mindfulness activity, students will participate in a mindfulness exercise to explore joy and warmth through their senses! Use the mindfulness script included to lead students through the exercise and reflect on their experience of joy or warmth in their hearts. Students then create a
For thanksgiving or any time of the year that students could use some time to stop and reflect on the good things in life!
The Gratitude Tree is a story that teaches students that the secret to happiness is being grateful for what you have. It includes instructions and resources to make a gratitud
Thanksgiving is just around the corner and this pack is full of fall activities that are sure to keep up the learning momentum. This Thanksgiving activities resource pack has you and your 3rd graders covered. From Thanksgiving math and writing ideas and printables to Thanksgiving reading passages
Turkey Trouble is a hilarious Thanksgiving picture book by Wendi Silvana for Kindergarten to 2nd grade. Turkey Trouble is written by the same author as Turkey Trick or Treat, a new (and hilarious) picture book about Halloween, and Turkey Claus.
- Turkey Trouble Characters and Setting
- First, Next
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This Thanksgiving Gratitude lap book will be perfect for November as we move into the holiday season, but it can be used any time of year! The interactive templates help students begin to focus on the things they are thankful for in their life. This lapbook helps students reflect on their blessings
Thanksgiving is just around the corner and this pack is full of fall activities that are sure to keep up the learning momentum. This Thanksgiving activities resource pack has you and your 4th graders covered. From Thanksgiving math and writing ideas and printables to Thanksgiving reading passages
This is an awesome end of the year resource pack that will sure keep students engaged and reflecting on their year. This includes an activity (or two) for each letter of the alphabet.
All About Me
Kindness Confetti cards is a kindness activity designed to help spread kindness, inspiration, gratitude and positive messages throughout the school. The cards could be used as brag tags or mini positive notes for students. The Kindness confetti cards encourage positive classroom culture and a school
Teaching Character Education? Showing gratitude has been proven to increase long-term well-being, improve health, relationships, emotions and help us bounce back from stressful experiences.
With the significant increase in stress and anxiety among our young people, it is more important than ever th
Add rigor and meaning to Thanksgiving! Your middle school or high school English students will love these Thanksgiving lessons and activities! This pack will help you SURVIVE the holiday season while your students THRIVE!
Surviving Thanksgiving Gratitude-Themed Pack Includes:
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Social Skills: social skills worksheets for speech therapy, special education, and regular education!
Do your students need to work on using appropriate social skills? You can target a variety of social skills with these worksheets, including staying on topic, eye contact, emotions, being polite,
Timely Tech is designed to help your students build tech skills while incorporating monthly themed digital activities.
When I teach my students with monthly themed activities that bring in the other subject areas, I find that they are more engaged and empowered to learn.
25 DECEMBER Themed Technolo
Woodland Wellness Warriors BUNDLE was created to help young people foster hope, optimism, resilience and strength-based practices into their lives. In the line of Positive Psychology and Solution Focused Brief Therapy rather than focusing on what is "wrong," this collection of 4 activities invites
Social Skills activities- this bundle address a variety of social skills, including turn taking, eye contact, staying on topic, tone of voice, facial expressions, being a good listener, & more! This social skills activities bundle is perfect for speech and language therapy or any student followi
Use art techniques to teach social emotional skills with kids and young adults. Activities focus on building confidence, self-awareness, relationship skills, managing emotions, social skills, collaboration, and problem-solving skills. Use these 36 lessons to teach critical SEL lessons in a fun and h
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Every day I feel grateful to be a teacher. It is my calling and I am so lucky to have a career that reflects who I am. Creating this pack was effortless because gratitude is such an integral part of my practice. I love to focus on gratitude in November but this is NOT a Thanksgiving pack. This resou
In this Thanksgiving mindfulness activity, students will participate in a mindfulness exercise to explore gratitude through their senses! Use the mindfulness script included to lead students through the exercise and reflect on their experience of gratefulness. Students then create a turkey acrostic
This is a FULL YEAR'S worth of positive, team building activities for upper elementary. This bundle contains both my Way to Go Wednesday and Thankful Thursday products! Purchase them together for a 25% discount! There are 10 months of activities and writing prompts! With 4 prompts per month, that's