The Talking Trees are here to help children develop social emotional skills with real-world examples that get to the heart of SEL topics. These colorful, high quality worksheets will help students develop social emotional skills around self management, relationships, respect, responsibility, and more. And the best news is... they're completely free.
Our worksheets make it easy to build your next SEL lesson. Use them by themsleves, or combine these worksheets with our other teaching resources, like lesson plans, presentations, and books. We've noted related activities in the descriptions for each worksheet.
Talking with Trees SEL worksheets are available as downloadable PDFs that can be printed, or post them to your Google classroom or other Learning Management System. Built-in fillable fields enable children to type in their answers.
Our PDFs are free to print or share for non-commercial use.
3 worksheets teach students to predict emotions and build empathy skills
Walk in someone's shoes teaches children about seeing others' perspectives, having empathy.
Students draw or write about a time they felt empathy.
Children note things they are thankful for.
Students learn to treat others with respect, even when feelings are hurt.
Teach different aspects of respect for self and others.
Learn to ask "What if?" and act with more respect and responsiblity.
Children learn what responsibility is and what it means to act responsibly
What is a conscience and how does it help you make good choices?