Grades K-2Videos to Support Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) - Changing Perspectives

Grades K-2
Videos to Support Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)

“Sesame Street: Mark Ruffalo: Empathy”
2:28 • Sesame Street

Discussion Questions

  • This video teaches you about empathy. What is empathy?
  • Why is empathy important?
  • Share a story of a time someone understood the way you were feeling.

“Kindness Through Their Eyes”
2:31 • Dalai Lama Center for Peace & Education

Discussion Questions

  • What’s one way the kids in the video describe what it means to be kind?
  • Why is it important to be kind every day?
  • What are some ways you are kind to others?
  • How are others kind to you?

“Controlling Emotions for Kids”
2:43 • Math & Learning Videos 4 Kids

Discussion Questions

  • What do you think Mr. Box needs to work on so he doesn’t explode?
  • How could you help Mr. Box control his emotions?
  • What are some things you can do to help control your own emotions?

“Managing Worry and Anxiety for Kids”
3:15 • Flocabulary

Discussion Questions

  • Where in his body does Joey feel his worry?
  • What do you worry about?
  • What can you do to help yourself when you feel worried? (Self-talk, talk to a trusted adult, deep breaths, focusing on what is happening around you)