The Digital Calming Kit Includes the Following
- Calming Kit Strategy Cards
In this activity, teachers can give students a choice on cards that represent how they feel to help them cope with various feelings they are feeling. Students can review each of the slides and click on the embedded links to find activities, books, and videos for them to watch to help them navigate their feelings. This activity can be conducted one on one with a teacher and a student, in small groups, or students can use the cards independently to learn more about various feelings and activities they can use to cope with a wide variety of feelings they may experience.
- Digital Calming Kit Bingo
In this activity, a teacher leads a group of students in an SEL activity that focuses on students identifying various emotions and feelings in a Bingo-like game format. A teacher spins a wheel and then students must identify which feeling on their game card that it matches with. The purpose of this activity is to create an engaging and fun way to learn about various feelings in a gamified format. Then bingo can be played one on one between a student and a teacher, in a small group, or up to 24 different students at once.
- Calming Kit SEL Matching Activity
In this activity, a teacher can model how to match various feelings with activities that help students navigate and cope with those feelings. The matching activity can be done in a whole group setting, one on one between a teacher or student, or students can complete this activity independently.
- Take 5 Breaths Activity
In this activity, a teacher guides a student or a group of students through a breathing activity. On a series of interactive slides, students can move tiles to signify they have taken breaths in the form of a short meditation.In addition, included in The Digital Calming Kit instructions and strategies of how to incorporate each activity into your classroom routines, lesson plan, and instruction. Step-by-step instructions and video tutorials are provided for teachers to view. These instructions will help you amplify the use of the kit to enhance student learning and engagement.
- Digital Calming Kit User Manual
- Digital Calming Kit: Calming Strategy Card How-to Videos
- Digital Calming Kit: SEL Bingo How-To Videos
- Digital Calming Kit Matching Activity Using Calming Strategy Cards & Take 5 Breaths Activity How-To Videos