14 fun SEL activities to bring families together at home

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Respectful Ways Fun Family Activities

Respectful Ways is pleased to offer this checklist of fun activities that children of all ages can do with the whole family.

These activities foster creativity, discussions, imagination and growth. Your family will get to know each other better — and learn a few interesting skills along the way!

Children need more fun in their lives. It’s not uncommon today for children to have anxiety and feelings of frustration and even depression, but parents can get ahead of these natural feelings.

Respectful Ways’ innovative online youth program teaches character building and social-emotional learning. RW offers a series of listen, play and learn activities to help families recognize and navigate through potential negative feelings and understand their origins.

Words in blue mean there are fun online links related to the activity – below the image.

Related Links:

Younger Students

Play the Compliment Game: Video

A nature-based collage: Visual example

Make a delicious meal: 60 meal ideas under $10

Build a terrarium: Video

Draw a mandala: Video

Star and Night Sky identifier app: SkyView Free

Learn about Astronomy: NASA’s website for students


Older Students

How to Use Goals and Dreams to Achieve Success

Problem Solving with Teenagers

Authenticity: Sharable meme

Positive and Negative words: Word Cloud

Family Projects: 15 At-Home Family Activities for Teens and Tweens

Expand friendships: Respecting Diversity Begins with Self-Respect




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