Gratitude Workbook and Activities for Social Emotional Learning

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We are studying happiness, a big part of which is gratitude. What a great find! The students really engaged with this product


Teach and practice gratitude with your students! 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.

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Digital versions for Google Slides are now included (along with printable PDF materials). To access, open the PDF with "digital directions" in the title and click the link in the blue box.

Why Teach Gratitude

Research has shown many positive outcomes when you increase your gratitude. Benefits include better relationship skills, becoming more social and friendly, increased generosity, greater feelings of happiness, decreased stress, improved quality of sleep, increased energy, and much more. It can be extremely important for kids who struggle with academic, social, and personal challenges. It just makes sense - focusing on the positive helps us be more optimistic and positive thinkers.

How to Use

The workbook would be an asset to special education teachers, support professionals, and even regular education teachers who are working to improve the thinking skills of their students. This workbook can help build confidence and encourage students who need extra support, including students struggling with anxiety, depression, anger, and behavioral disorders.

Table of Contents

• Educator Guide

• What is Gratitude?

• Benefits of Gratitude

• How Gratitude Makes You Happier

• Ways to Show Your Gratitude

• What Gratitude is Not

• ACTIVITY: Gratitude Journal

• Who I'm Grateful For

• What I'm Grateful For

• ACTIVITY: Gratitude Calendar

• What I Really Need

• The Small Things

• Gratitude A to Z

• ACTIVITY: Gratitude Slips

• Seeing Beyond Yourself

• Gratitude of Generosity

• Acts of Kindness

• ACTIVITY: Acts of Kindness Slips

• Free Compliments

• ACTIVITY: Free Compliments Slips

• Gratitude in Mistakes & Challenges

• Feeling Grateful for Differences

• Your Gratitude Practice

• ACTIVITY: Gratitude Jar

• ACTIVITY: Gratitude Club

• ACTIVITY: Thank You Letter

• ACTIVITY: Thank You Notes

• ACTIVITY: Gratitude Board

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Disclaimer: These resources and materials are for supplementary support/education purposes and not intended as a replacement for counseling, education, or other necessary supports. Educators, parents, counselors, and others who utilize these materials are encouraged to seek out additional support, as needed.


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