Building Bonds

Promoting healing and social-emotional learning

Now, more than ever, we're for play. How it pulls us together and sets us free to explore. We're for bond building. Between student and teacher, child and parent, friend and friend, and all of the combinations therein.

Transitional Entryways

Transitional Entryways

Create a welcoming transitional entryway.

Spirit of Place

Spirit of Place

Celebrate the spirit of place.

Routines

Routines

Establish predictable routines.

Open-Ended Play

Open-Ended Play

Provide opportunities for open-ended play.

Open-Ended Play

Facial Recognition

Draw attention to faces.

I Notice You

I Notice You

Make "I Notice You" statements.

Identify Emotions

Identify Emotions

Help children identify their emotions.

Pretend Play

Pretend Play

Use pretend play to reduce anxieties.

Diversity

Diversity

Celebrate diversity.

Resilience

Resilience

Promote resilience.

Social Skills

Social Skills

Practice social skills.

Emphasize the Process

Emphasize the Process

Emphasize the process, not the product.

Music

Music

Create a musical climate.

Time to Recharge

Time to Recharge

Take time to recharge.

Mindfulness

Mindfulness

Mindfulness for every age.

Family Engagement

Family Engagement

Connect with families and caregivers.

Quality Teaching

Quality Teaching

Harness the power of quality teaching.

Professional Learning

Professional Learning

Grow professionally.