Top 10 SEL Summer Activities
Schools out and Summer is ON. Keeping kids active and engaged in the summer can sometimes be a challenge. That's why today on the #PullYourWeeds® Blog we came up with our TOP 10 activities that are rooted in social emotional learning (SEL) to integrate into your summer fun!
#1 -DIY Journals- Journaling is a wonderful way to document your day and set some positive summer intentions. We've got 2 quick and kid-friendly DIY journals that are incredibly easy to make.
> Click Here For Our Upcycled Journal
> Click Here For Our Rubber Band Journal
#2 -Make A Mix-Nothing screams summer like a solid playlist! There is something so nostalgic for children and adults alike when it comes to summer tunes. This summer make a playlist with your family full of all your favorite, upbeat songs! Some of our favorites include: Weatherman by Eddie Benjamin, I Lived by One Republic, American Kids by Kenny Chesney, Shotgun by George Ezra, Summer by Calvin Harris, Sunroof by Nicky Youre,
#3 -Get Cooking-Keeping mealtime a fun and engaging experience provides kids with a healthy foundation for future eating habits. Cooking together is a wonderful way to incorporate SEL values into your summertime meals! > Click here for some of our favorite, kid-friendly recipes like chia pudding, frozen berry bowls and donut French toast!
#4 -Write A Book-Creative writing is a wonderful form of self-expression. This summer try writing a book as a family. Discuss the plot, setting, characters and story line. Make an outline and start writing. For an added bonus design a copy of your book and have it printed!