Kindness Vocabulary Activities for Social Emotional Learning

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This interactive Kindness Vocabulary Activity allows students to really understand what these social emotional learning words mean, even when it's hard for us teachers to describe them and really help our students understand.

Each of these kindness terms and phrases comes as a printable card with a printable kid-friendly easy-to-understand definition and a printable image to show what the kindness vocabulary word means.

Students will match each vocabulary word to the definition and to the image during centers, small group instruction or as a whole group. They can use these cards at their desk or in a pocket chart.

To follow up and further continue their mastery of these words, students can use the in the fill blank vocabulary worksheet to so teachers can monitor their progress and understanding of these sel concepts.

Included in the Kindness Vocabulary Activity:

  • vocabulary words, definitions and images on cards to match up (20 words)
  • fill in the blank Kindness Vocabulary Worksheet
  • answer key for worksheet
  • ideas to extend the lesson to use these vocabulary words in new ways
  • blank cards to add in your own words and definitions

20 Words included in the Kindness Vocabulary Activity:

  • kind
  • nice
  • manners
  • generous
  • helpful
  • friendly
  • true friend
  • bully
  • bullying
  • compassionate
  • empathy
  • volunteer
  • volunteering
  • compliment
  • includer
  • include
  • sharing
  • turn taking
  • sportsmanship
  • thoughtful

This kindness vocabulary activity is digital and nothing physical will be mailed to you. You will receive a pdf with a printable version of this activity.

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