Today we learn about how even though we are all unique and different, in many ways we are also the same! We read Everybody by Elise Gravel and Same, Same but Different by Jenny Sue Kostecki-Shaw. Activity Break your students into groups of 4 and provide them with a list of questions. Find out all … Continue reading Same But Different, Different But Same Storytime
Today we read; Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell, illustrated by David Catrow and I Like Myself! by Karen Beaumont, illustrated by David Catrow NOTE: These books have the same illustrator and that wasn’t even on purpose! Extension Activity: Draw or write about one thing about you that you think makes you special. … Continue reading Self-Esteem Storytime
Today we read: Happy – A Beginner’s Book of Mindfulness by Nicola Edwards and Katie Hickey Here is a guided meditation for the class to try! It lasts 12 minutes but you can bring the students gently back from the meditation whenever you need to.
I got the opportunity to collaborate with our wonderful school counselor Shannon for a Well-Being Book Series session for our Kindergarten to grade 4 classes. It was Kindness Week at the OJCS and the focus today was empathy. Our students got to learn a very valuable lesson about the meaning of empathy and how it … Continue reading Well-Being Book Series with Shannon