Community and School Resources

School Referral Checklist from the Bridge Center

 

Social/Emotional Resources for Families, 2020


List of helpful websites for parents and children

 

Website: www.commonsensemedia.org/education  

For: Preschool ~ Teens, Parents

What is it? Contains reviews from experts on what your kids want to watch before they watch it-including movies, APPS, books and educational games and websites. 

 

Website: www.emotionalabcs.com  

For: K-3

What is it? Step by step guidance with free accompanying videos to build emotional skills and manage emotions

 

Website: https://www.edutopia.org/SEL-parents-resources

For: Parents

What is it? It is a curated list of articles and videos for parents to foster skills like kindness, empathy, resilience, perseverance, and focus in children.  


BOOKS

 

Books about “Worrying”

When I am Worried by Michael Gordon

Wilma Jean the Worry Machine by Julia Cook

Help Your Dragon Deal with Anxiety  AND

How a Unicorn Made Me Stop Worrying, both by Steve Herman

Outsmarting Worry, an Older Kids guide to Managing Anxiety by Dawn Huebner

Mindfulness for Kids who Worry - contains calming exercises by Katie Austin
 

Free E-Books

Free E-Books with any local library card cwmars.overdrive.com 

Free E-Books with MA residency bpl.overdrive.com 

 

ACTIVITY

 

For some students, encouraging them to keep a journal/diary that includes writings and drawings, may be a way to express their personal, private thoughts and feelings.  

For some students, it may be helpful to have a Worry Jar placed on the counter or an open spot where everyone can share their thoughts.

 

 

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