90+ Free Social Emotional Learning Activities

Welcome to our Social Emotional Learning Activities page. Below you will find free resources – lessons, activities, and printables – in the following skill areas: Communication, Cooperation, Emotion Regulation, Empathy, Impulse Control, and Social Initiation.

These resources are age-appropriate for elementary and middle school students and are typically used in a classroom or a small group setting. And in most cases, if materials are required for the activity, they are items that you already have in your classroom or office.

As you will see below, many of the SEL activities and lesson plans include characters from our game-based, social emotional learning interventions. And if you are using, or plan to use the online games, these activities will reinforce the learning that occurs during game play.

Note: You may reproduce or reuse these lessons with students via other platforms like Google Classroom as needed, and if appropriate, please share this page on your school website so other educators may also benefit. We add new lessons on a regular basis, so make sure to check back frequently.

Conversation Starters for Kids

Conversation Starters for Kids

It can be so hard to initiate a conversation with someone we don’t know, and it might even be harder ...
helping others activity

Helping Others Activity

Nothing feels better than when things run smoothly and go according to plan, but we all experience life’s hiccups from ...
feelings worksheet

Feelings Worksheets: Understanding Big Emotions vs. Small Emotions

Understanding how to regulate emotions isn't something we are born with, it is a skill we learn over time. One ...
feelings faces

Feelings Faces: A Free Match the Emojis Printable

Imagine a car without breaks, a running faucet without a tap, or a buzzing alarm clock with no off switch ...
bullying lesson

Bullying Lessons Using Apples

Most students know that bullying is bad, and yet bullying still happens in our schools every day. When we say ...

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