Year 1 - Films
Boris Has Rusty Knees
Boris has rusty knees! In this lesson Dave and Boris learn how to engage in positive self talk and how to receive self compassion. Boris learns to love himself even his rusty knees.
Materials Required: pencil and paper (crayons and paint optional)
Age Group: Early Elementary/KS1
This lesson cross references the SEL Core Competency: 'Self-Management' from the CASEL 5. It teaches children to manage one's emotions, and self-motivate towards a state of internal compassion.
This lesson cross-references with M 1. from the ASCA Mindset and Behavior Standards.
RR4 : Respectful Relationships - the importance of self-respect and how this links to their own happiness.
MW6 : Mental Wellbeing - simple self-care techniques.
F1: Families and people who care for me - that families are important for children growing up because they can give love, security and stability.
Up Next in Unit 1 - Don't Forget to Let Love in!
When Robots Fly
Boris doesn't have any wings... Dave and Boris explore how to focus on and employ personal strengths as a form of overcoming perceived self-weakness and a depression that might ensue from a hyper focus on individual failings. Boris learns to love his strengths even while coming to terms with the ...
Not All Food is Friendly
Boris will not have any chocolate... Dave and Boris explore how to obtain mental clarity amongst a storm of helpful and unhelpful thoughts. Not every thought in our brain should be digested, or for Boris, just because the chocolate is in the kitchen, that doesn't mean he has to eat it!