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The Top Social Emotional Learning Books for Kids

Literacy, Read Alouds, SEL & Character, Social Skills

Written by: Angie Olson

Social emotional learning books should be a requirement in every classroom. Children love read alouds and when an important life skill can be incorporated with a good story-this is when the magic happens!

Social emotional learning is the process in which kids are learning how to understand and manage their emotions, set goals, show empathy for others, establish positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.

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The following list of books are organized by character trait. Also, be sure to check out the character trait units in our Social Emotional Curriculum!


Download Respect SEL Activities HERE


Download Responsibility SEL Activities HERE


Download Honesty SEL Activities HERE


Download Kindness SEL Activities HERE

Self Control & Self Regulation

Download Self-Control SEL Activities HERE


Download Perserverance SEL Activities HERE


Download Empathy SEL Activities HERE


Download Cooperation Unit HERE


Download Self Confidence SEL Activities HERE


Download Compassion Unit HERE


Download Gratitude SEL Activities HERE


Download Manners Unit HERE


Download Social Emotional Curriculum HERE

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1 Comment

  1. Melissa

    This is fantastic! Thank you!!!


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