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Classroom Challenge: Reinforcing SEL Lessons with Haiku

Support the SEL Lessons Learned in Class with this Fun, Free Activity

Reinforcing classroom lessons with activities that challenge students’ creativity is an excellent way to support their comprehension and internalization of what they’re learning. Encourage your students to get creative and explore the rhythm of writing haiku!… Read More


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FREE Classroom Challenge—“Can’t Stop the Feeling” Video Treasure Hunt

Take Students on an Interactive Adventure

In this classroom challenge, students can look up, down, and all around for their favorite Second Step characters in our 360º New Year’s video! This musical classroom challenge celebrates educators and the kids who work year-round to learn SEL skills. … Read More


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Class Coat of Arms—Activity

Students Working Together to Create a Class Symbol that Represents the Whole

Grades K-8—This activity from the Second Step Bullying Prevention Unit is a great way to strengthen that supportive class climate, not to mention an opportunity for a history lesson in coats of arms and their meanings.… Read More