kimberly_sipes's Media Stream

All are Welcome Read Aloud

Great read aloud for welcoming a new student or building community at the beginning of the year.

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Our Class is a Family

Read aloud about a how your class is a family and we can celebrate differences.

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The Wish Tree Read Aloud

A read aloud about a little boy's journey to find what was in front of him all along.

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The Science of our Brain

Helps explain emotion and where they are handled in the brain. Great for kids grades 3-8ish

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5 minutes of relaxing coloring

Meant for kids (or staff) that need a brain break

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5 Minute Relaxing Walk through the Woods

Lots of birds, calming music and trees

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Dr. Seuss' The Zax

A classic tale about unsolved conflict

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A Kindness Short Story

A puppy goes fishing but a stork keeps trying to steal the bait. The puppy and the bird end up reciprocating acts of kindness. Works for even younger grade levels to show kindness.

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The Present- Animated Short Film

A teenage boy is given a gift that isn't met with warmth. He is actually mean to it. At the end, he and the present find common ground and help each other.

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All About Empathy for Kids

Cute cartoon that explains what it is and how you show empathy.

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The Invisible Boy Read Aloud

The classic story by Trudy Ludwig

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The Reflection in Me

A little girl talks to herself in the mirror

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Wall E clip- Human Dystopia

3 minute clip illustrating what the world would be like if everything was virtual

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Jonathan James and the WhatIf Monster

A great story for younger students about being hesitant about trying new things.

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What Do You Do with a Problem Read Aloud

The optimistic book about solving a problem

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Someday Read Aloud by Eileen Spinelli

A book about a little girl who dreams big and thinks optimistically about her future

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It's Ok to Be Different- Todd Parr

The classic story about being different.... and that's Ok ;)

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Scarlett

A little girl with cancer loses a leg and learns to dance again. Very uplifting. Could be a trigger but inspirational.

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Pip

A pup goes into training school to be a service dog and messes up terribly. Figures it out but not before he gets kicked out. He ends up saving the day anyway and becoming a hero.

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When Sophie Thinks She Can't

Mrs. Sipes reads a great growth mindset story where Sophie learns the power of YET!

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Mrs. Sipes Reads "I Like Myself"

Mrs. Sipes, OMES School Counselor, reads a classic by Karen Beaumont, "I Like Myself"

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Mrs. Sipes Reads Dare by Erin Frenkel

The 2nd in the series and told from the perspective of the bystander

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Mrs. SIpes Reads Say Something by Peter Reynolds

Say Something is a great book to help you find your voice!

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Mrs. Sipes reads Weird by Erin Frankel

This is the first book in a 3 part series about a situation involving a victim, bystander and a bully. Each book in the series tells about the situation from a different perspective. What surprises you? Is what Luisa does hard? Have you ever been in a situation like Luisa?

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Mrs. Sipes reads the story "Tough"

This is the 3rd story in the series. It describes the situation from the bully's perspective.

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Julia Cook's The Yucky Bug

Julia Cook has written a story, illustrated by her students about COVID-19. SImple yet informative. Talks about the "Magic 5" things that you can do to help stop the spread.

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Mrs. Sipes Reads Big Al

Mrs. Sipes, OMES school counselor, reads BIg Al and talks about being unique.

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The Little Engine that Could Read Aloud

The classic story. Growth Mindset, Self Talk, Optimism

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Jack Hartmann Let's Get Fit Count to 100

A catchy video for our youngest students

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02:40

Post It Note Commercial

Optimism short commercial. Overcoming adversity

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Life Lessons Sharing and Respecting Others

Cute for younger grades (K-4)

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Wisdom of Geese

Video of "Sense of a goose" and what we can learn from geese about helping each other out

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Powerful message about teamwork

Kind of dark but good message- best for grades 4+

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Minions Teamwork

Funny video about a good example of teamwork

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SpongeBob Teamwork Song

Cute, short song to help students learn about teamwork

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Kindness is a Muscle

Catchy, slightly annoying, song that teaches us that kindness is a muscle, work it out :)

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Lou- Pixar Short

A pile of lost and found items coming together to teach a toy-stealing schoolyard bully a valuable lesson.

Safer Smarter Kids Grade 1 Lesson 7- Strangers

For elementary counselor use

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Brain Jump with Ned the Neuron

Growth Mindset explanation for kids

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Student works to pay off classmates' lunch debt

Student notices that a classmate has to put his tray down because he didn't have enough money so comes up with an idea to help.

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Firefighters Had No Idea Their Act of Kindness Would Lead to This......

Firefighters help out a man with a mental disability and it turns into something much bigger

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24 Incredible Acts of Kindness

Shows a police officer handcuffed to a suicidal woman from 2:40-2:50 but inspirational vide

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1st Grader shows kindness to best friend diagnosed with cancer

1st grade boy goes out of his way to help his best friend who was diagnosed with cancer

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Texas Random Act of Kindness Feeds 88 People

Man pays for meals at fast food restaurant for an hour.

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Young Baseball Fan Gives Away Ball

A 12 year old talks about how he was raised to be kind and why it's important

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Choose to be Kind- 5 year old explanation

A 5 year old girl explains how to be kind

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Dojo- Mindfulness Activity #1

Mojo meets "the beast"

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Why Do We Lose Control of Our Emotions

Simple, easy-to-understand whiteboard animation to help early Elementary-aged children gain an understanding of the way their brains work to recognize and manage their emotions. This is intended as a beginning resource to help children, parents, educators, and those who work with children to encourage mindfulness, empathy, and emotional regulation.

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Life Lessons Sharing and Respecting Others

A short video about dealing with conflict and compromise

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You're Braver Than You Think.... Winnie the Pooh

Middle school-ish class is passing a note around about a girl but the ending is not what you'd expect

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Thank You Mom

Optimism

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Post It Note Commercial

Being optimistic, goal setting

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Kid President Makes a New Friend

Kid President Makes a New Friend and "gets awkward with it"

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PSA Peer Pressure

Nice general "cartoon" with easy to follow suggestions about how to handle peer pressure. Opens the door for deeper class discussions.

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Friendship Soup

Friendship Recipe

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We're All Wonders

Picture book adaptation of chapter book, Wonder.

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Kid President Glad to Give

Published Oct. 2016. Focuses on how goodness spreads.

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