Classroom Resources

Explore by Sustainable Happiness Skill:

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Classroom Activity
Purpose

Finding Our Purpose

Grades 7–12
60 minutes
In this activity students reflect on their own purpose as they consider the intersection between their strengths, interests, and needs in the world.
Classroom Activity
Positive Outlook

International Day of Happiness

Grades 7–12
45 minutes
This activity will guide students in participating in the International Day of Happiness. Students learn about the day and discuss its main objectives.
Classroom Activity
Positive Outlook,
Gratitude

Be Thankful

Grades 7–12
45–60 minutes
Focus-in on the meaning of gratitude and its connection to happiness from both a scientific and a personal perspective as students create gratitude journals.
Classroom Activity
Human Connection

Agree to Disagree

Grades 7–12
2x 30–45 minute sessions
Create group simulations in which students can practice the art of disagreeing respectfully, a handy tool for overcoming destructive habits and achieving sustainable happiness.
Classroom Activity
Positive Outlook

Tools to Combat Issues Facing Adolescents

Grades 7–12
45–60 minutes
Happiness is a skill that can be developed. Build students’ emotional resilience through science-based tools that cultivate happiness and help combat issues facing adolescents.
Classroom Activity
Positive Outlook,
Gratitude

This is Your Brain on Happiness

Grades 7–12
45–60 minutes
Explore the meaning of gratitude and its connection to happiness from both a scientific and a personal perspective as students create gratitude journals.
Classroom Activity
Purpose,
Mindfulness,
Human Connection,
Positive Outlook,
Generosity

Happiness Role Play

Grades 7–12
2x 30–45 minute sessions
In a group setting, demonstrate how the Six Sustainable Happiness Skills are exhibited in everyday situations that students are likely to experience.
Classroom Activity
Mindfulness,
Positive Outlook

The Happiness Advantage

Grades 7–12
2x 30–45 minute sessions
Some evolutionary theories suggest that kindness and generosity contribute to vulnerability. Find out if these prosocial behaviors could actually help our species thrive.
Classroom Activity
Mindfulness

Mindfulness Muscle

Grades 7–12
2x 30–45 minute sessions
Discover how actions like mindfulness help us regulate our emotions, as students create a personal plan for building their 'mindfulness muscles.'
Classroom Activity
Human Connection,
Mindfulness

Digital Interactions

Grades 7–12
2x 30–45 minute sessions
Inspire students to examine the effects of digital media on their emotions and use technology in ways that will increase their happiness.
Classroom Activity
Human Connection,
Mindfulness,
Generosity

Mindfully Compassionate

Grades 7–12
45–60 minutes
Students consider the challenges of showing compassion to others, before investigating the brain science that proves how sustained mindfulness supports compassionate behavior.
Classroom Activity
Generosity,
Human Connection

It Feels Good to Give

Grades 7–12
45–60 minutes
To help students create compassionate goals for being generous at home, at school, and in their community, they will explore how the effects of generosity play out over time.

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