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Exploring Emotions: Blue Zone Adventure (Sadness for K-2)

Cassidy Pietrick | The Primary Pencil
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(18)
Join a heartfelt online journey of exploring emotions where students discover the secrets of unfreezing their sadness, inspired by the delightful tale of 'The River,' and foster emotional intelligence through interactive activities!

Class experience

US Grade Kindergarten - 2
Beginner Level
1. Emotional Recognition and Understanding: Develop the ability to recognize and understand facial expressions and body language associated with the Blue Zone (sadness), promoting emotional literacy and empathy.

2. Sadness Management Strategies: Acquire age-appropriate strategies to navigate and thaw frozen feelings of sadness, empowering young learners with practical tools for emotional well-being.

3. Creative Expression and Empathy: Cultivate a compassionate and supportive environment for creative expression, allowing students to explore and share what helps unfreeze their sadness, fostering empathy and understanding among peers.
I am a licensed elementary educator with over 7 years of experience teaching all core subjects in K-2, including social emotional learning topics. I have my Master's in Curriculum & Instruction from The Ohio State University, focusing on creative learning methodologies. I held instructional coaching and mentor teacher positions at my previous school focusing on social emotional learning and literacy enhancement. I have a passion for helping students find success in and out of the classroom with emotional literacy!
 1 file available upon enrollment
A paper & pencil or whiteboard for class! Activity pages will be available for download, but are not required.
Before diving into the enriching content of this class, I want to assure parents that our discussions will not be therapeutic in nature. I understand that families have varying comfort levels around certain subjects. Students will be exposed to emotional literacy vocabulary and make connections with book characters, building comprehension and emotional intelligence. 
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(18)
Welcome to my teaching corner! I'm Cassidy Pietrick, an accomplished elementary educator with a passion for nurturing young minds. Over the course of 7 rewarding years in the primary education sector, I've dedicated myself to empowering K-3... 
Group Class


per class
Meets once
35 min

Completed by 3 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 4-8
3-6 learners per class

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