Seasonal Social Emotional Learning Activities & Mini-Lesson BUNDLE

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The Seasonal Social Emotional Learning Bundle includes 5 individual resources (back to school, fall, winter, spring, end of the year) filled with mini-lesson ideas and engaging activities that help you connect seasonal topics and themes as you teach and build important social and emotional skills throughout the year.

⭐Get ready to maximize your SEL time with the mind+heart Social Emotional Learning Seasonal Bundle! The seasonal, themed lessons and activities are the perfect companions to your school lesson plans and your existing SEL curriculum!

⭐No more wasting your precious teacher planning time looking for the RIGHT seasonal activities that also teach social-emotional skills. This bundle has mini-lessons and tons of activities ready for you to grab and go!

⭐Turn your SEL time into meaningful, structured opportunities to support your students and help them develop the most important skills they need in life (the social-emotional ones)!

⭐Children will participate in meaningful classroom discussions, partner and group activities that build connection, and participate in fun, engaging activities that build emotional awareness and social skills.

♥ 5 seasonal (BTS, fall, winter, spring, EOY) printable resources are included, as well as digital options.

♥ Each seasonal resource covers 4 social-emotional learning themes that connect to the season, holidays, and celebrations.

**Check out the PREVIEW for a thorough look into what this Bundle includes!**

Included in this jam-packed Social-Emotional Learning Seasonal BUNDLE:

  • 20-weeks of mini-lessons that connect and focus on seasonal themes related to social and emotional concepts.
  • Mini-lessons that you can quickly teach and implement and simple activities that require little prep that are fun for kids!
  • Kids will enjoy the meaningful activities that help them build connections and relationships while developing important skills they need for future success
  • A scope and sequence, topic layout, photos in action, and detailed instructions for teaching are included make planning a breeze!
  • Digital activities as ready-to-use Google Slides that you can use in Google Classroom


There are a variety of mini-lessons for each weekly theme. Each mini-lesson has a simple-to-follow lesson plan with a lesson goal and instructions. A variety of tools are included to support your lessons, such as anchor charts, posters, and discussion cards.


Each resource includes a variety of activities to support the mini-lessons or as stand-alone activities. Engaging activities are included for independent, partner, and small group use. These high-interest activities include games, book and writing activities, role play, craftivities, and other interactive fun!


Many of the activities from the printable version have also been modified as a digital activity. These are ready in Google Slides for use in Google Classroom. The digital pages are great for use during remote teaching, distance learning, and in a one-to-one classroom!

Why You Need This Seasonal Social-Emotional Learning BUNDLE:

♥ The lessons and activities in each resource have been carefully chosen as they cover the most important topics that we often do not have time to teach (SEL ones).

♥ They provide an opportunity to have meaningful discussions and use impactful activities that build important social and emotional skills a child needs. Children need to build their social and emotional skills and these themed lessons and activities will guide them there!

♥ This bundle provides a TON of lesson and activity options that you can select from, keeping things fresh and engaging for kids! You will have themed SEL activities for back to school, fall, winter, spring, and the end of the school year.

♥ As it includes printable and digital activities, this resource is great for use online, in a homeschool setting, and in one-to-one classrooms.

♥ They can be easily integrated into your morning meeting, read-aloud time, writing block, or during brain breaks and transitions, making daily SEL instruction possible!

⭐This is a GROWING BUNDLE, which means that you have the opportunity to buy-in at a special price. The price goes up with each added resource! Once you buy into a Growing Bundle, you receive ALL the remaining resources listed below for FREE! You can redownload once a new resource has been added to the bundle at no additional cost.⭐

Back to School: INCLUDED NOW

  • 4 weeks of SEL lessons and activities in 4 themes for the start of school.
  • There are 5+ lessons and activities for each theme.

Week 1: community building

Week 2: all about me (building confidence & self-esteem)

Week 3: relationships

Week 4: kindness & empathy

Some of the Lessons & Activities:

  • Classroom contract
  • Ice breaker games
  • 'All Are Welcome' book & writing activity
  • Star of the Week writing and hat
  • Self-portrait photograph with writing art activity
  • 'Get to Know Me' discussion cards
  • Welcome banner and pennant
  • 'How to Get Your Teacher Ready' book & how-to writing activity
  • Interview a Friend
  • Kindness Challenge - calendar & awards
  • Wrinkled heart lesson


  • 4 weeks of SEL lessons and activities in 4 themes for fall.
  • There are 5+ lessons and activities for each theme.

Weekly themes include:

  • gratitude and thankfulness
  • manners
  • respect
  • diversity & inclusion

Some of the Lessons & Activities:

  • “Thankful” book & writing activity
  • Turkey craftivity
  • Gratitude journal, calendar, & prompts
  • 'Decibella' book & writing activity
  • Polite vs. Impolite sort
  • Polite vs. Impolite role play cards
  • Manners card game
  • Week of Respect paper chain activities and journal
  • Compliment circle game
  • Inclusion Bingo
  • 'Our Class is a Family' book & writing activity
  • "I am Special" hat craftivity


  • 4 weeks of SEL lessons and activities in 4 themes for winter (December, January, February).
  • There are 7+ lessons and activities for each theme.

Weekly themes include:

  • giving
  • self-love
  • friendship
  • mindfulness

Some of the Lessons & Activities:

  • 12 Days of Giving Challenge
  • Sharing Advent Calendar
  • Compliment Garland
  • Giving Task Cards
  • “Send our Love” Holiday Cards
  • Self-care calendar
  • Love Monster Book Craftivity
  • Self-Love Chat Cards
  • My Healthy Self Storybook
  • Affirmation Posters & Coloring Pages
  • The Love Letter Book Activity
  • Love Day (Valentine's Day Party) Activities and Games
  • Mindful Task Cards
  • Mindfulness Journal
  • Winter Breathing Cards
  • Winter Themed Yoga Cards


Weekly themes will include:

  1. happiness & positivity
  2. growth mindset
  3. responsibility & decision making
  4. managing emotions

End of the Year: INCLUDED NOW

  • 4 weeks of SEL lessons and activities in 4 themes for the end of school.
  • There are 2-7 lessons and activities for each theme.

Week 1: reflecting on our year

Week 2: my memories

Week 3: looking forward - goal setting for the future

Week 4: friendships (party week)

Some of the Lessons & Activities: 

  • Our great school year writing
  • Things I learned writing
  • Memory book - digital & print
  • Memory jar activity
  • “I Wish You Happiness” book & writing activity
  • Letter to new students
  • Summer journal
  • Summer bucket list craftivity
  • Paperchain countdown activities & special day cards
  • Goodbye stars
  • Student award crowns


Is this resource included in the mind+heart K-2 curriculum?

This Bundle and included resources are NOT included in the K-2 SEL curriculum. This resource takes a different structure and is meant to help you teach SEL in connection with seasonal themes throughout the school year. Use both together for a well-rounded SEL program that teaches the most important skills in life!

Looking for more Social-Emotional Learning lessons and activities? Check out the curriculum that is needed in ALL classrooms -> The BEST-SELLING mind+heart curriculum available for K-2 and grades 3-5. This curriculum would make the perfect addition to your SEL instruction with the themed lessons and activities included in this bundle!

Related SEL Products that work great with this resource!

SEL Book Companion Bundle

Morning Meeting SEL Bundle

Kindness Classroom Challenge Pack with Calendars

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