DIGITAL Kindness Lessons and Activities for Grades 3-5
DIGITAL Kindness Lessons and Activities for Grades 3-5
DIGITAL Kindness Lessons and Activities for Grades 3-5
DIGITAL Kindness Lessons and Activities for Grades 3-5

DIGITAL Kindness Lessons and Activities for Grades 3-5

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This DIGITAL Kindness SEL curriculum for 3-5 includes 5 detailed lessons filled with digital, interactive activities that teach older kids about kindness, gratitude, generosity, random acts of kindness, and ways to be a bucket filler.

Kids will have opportunities to learn, practice, and develop social-emotional skills through a variety of engaging lessons and digital activities.

The program provides teachers and parents with lesson plans, instructions, videos, and activities to support social-emotional learning in digital format. Lessons are one-on-one, small group, or large group compatible.

The DIGITAL kindness unit has been formatted and modified to be taught digitally in conjunction with the printable version or independent of it. The lessons and activities have been adapted to be used online in digital teaching platforms (Google Slides and PowerPoint) and on devices.

What does this DIGITAL Kindness Unit cover?

Lesson 1: What is Kindness?

★Kids will learn to understand what kindness is and what it means to be a kind person. They will describe and demonstrate ways of being kind to others and make an effort to show kindness to others each day.

Lesson 2: Gratitude

★Kids will learn to describe what gratitude means and the importance of giving thanks. They will be encouraged to give thanks and appreciate what they have. They will practice giving gratitude daily.

Lesson 3: Generosity & Giving

★Kids will learn to describe what it means to be generous and identify different ways one can be generous. They will make intentions to be more generous and giving through actions and projects.

Lesson 4: Random Acts of Kindness

★Kids will learn to understand what random acts of kindness are and to describe ones they have seen and done. They will be encouraged to take action in being kind and perform different acts of kindness every day.

Lesson 5: Bucket Filler Classroom

★Kids will learn to understand the differences between a bucket filler and bucket dipper, as well as what’s needed to be a bucket filler. They will be encouraged to make an effort to be a bucket filler each day.

Activities included in the Kindness unit:

Look at the PREVIEW and VIDEO for a look at this SEL unit up close and the variety of lessons and activities included!

  • Thought Starters & Challenges
  • Digital anchor charts
  • Related Book List of Read Aloud Videos
  • a Year of Kindness Calendars
  • Kindness Project
  • The Giving Jar of ideas
  • Mantra posters & Markers
  • Card game
  • Scenario activities
  • Reflection journal
  • Card game
  • Bucket Filler BINGO board of ideas
  • Video read aloud & responses
  • Brainstorming activities
  • Kindness Oath
  • Writing templates
  • & more!


  • Kids can complete assignments digitally after a classroom, small group, or one-on-one lesson
  • Beneficial for one-to-one classrooms
  • It can be used to further an individual's independent practice of social-emotional skills: in the classroom, in a homeschool setting, or in counseling sessions.
  • It is recommended but not necessary to use mind+heart digital in conjunction with the original (PRINTABLE version) mind+heart SEL 3-5 curriculum to enhance learning.

Comes with READY-FOR-YOU Google Slides & Interactive PowerPoint Lessons:

  • Comes with instructions for Google Classroom with Google Slides - You will receive a file with links to create copies of the Google Slides to use in your Google Classroom.
  • You will also receive interactive PowerPoint files that can be added to your preferred online platform and used as you see fit.
  • Assign the activities using your online classroom account and use it with Chromebooks, computers, iPads, tablets, phones, or interactive whiteboards.

It can be used with other similar platforms to support 1:1 classrooms in delivering a meaningful social-emotional learning program.

Benefits of Using DIGITAL Social-Emotional Resources:

  • Kids learn to use different digital methods and devices
  • Gain practice and skills working and interacting online
  • Provides 1:1 classrooms with meaningful digital activities
  • Supports school counselors and provides materials for sessions
  • Provides families with additional tools to support older kids at home
  • Works well in a homeschool setting
  • Supports remote and distance learning

mind+heart digital aligns with the CASEL framework of the 5 core competencies for SEL. It provides educators with an affordable and accessible option that is structured and highly effective in 3-5 classrooms.

DISCLAIMER: The video links to the read-alouds and supplemental lesson content are subject to change at any time. Proud to be Primary is not the creator of these videos, and therefore the links may be removed by the creators or authors of the content at any time at their discretion. If you find a broken link in the resource, please let us know by leaving a Q&A, and try searching YouTube for an alternate video to watch instead. I will do my best to keep the links updated. Read alouds online are also available for teachers via the library website Hoopla.

♥♥Teach the digital version of this unit with the printable version of the unit. Buy them together in a money-saving bundle (option available in cart).♥♥

Check out the other SEL units for 3-5:
Self-Management & Mindfulness
Growth Mindset & SMART Goal Setting
Friendship & Relationships
Social Awareness: Empathy, Peer Pressure, Conflict Resolution, Bullying
Kindness, Gratitude, & Bucket Filling
Respect, Honesty & Integrity, & Stereotyping
Responsibility, Leadership, & Decision Making

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