Curriculum
Elementary School

Wayfinder Elementary School SEL Curriculum

Support K-5 students + build confidence with our Elementary School social and emotional learning solutions

K-5 Curriculum Builds Empathy & Compassion

Wayfinder SEL is designed for elementary school students to build a strong foundation to develop self-awareness, high self-esteem, emotional regulation, and healthy relationship skills.
Wayfinder K-5 Students:
Are better able to successfully manage challenging emotions
Build and practice strong active listening skills
Are better able to empathize with their peers
Learn more about the benefits of our program

See Our Elementary SEL Curriculum in Action

Watch a short video to see why elementary school teachers love our curriculum.

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K-5 Skills By Grade Level
Wayfinder enhances classroom learning by creating confident students. In each grade level, we focus on a range of skills to equip students with the tools they need to thrive in and out of the classroom.
Kindergarten
KEY SKILLS
  • Understanding emotions
  • Body awareness
  • Care for self, others, world
First Grade
KEY SKILLS
  • Social awareness
  • Empathy
  • Listening
Second Grade
KEY SKILLS
  • Adaptability
  • Friendship
  • Feelings
Third Grade
KEY SKILLS
  • Generosity
  • Managing Emotions
  • Collaboration
  • Listening
Fourth Grade
KEY SKILLS
  • Confidence
  • Ownership
  • Values
  • Belonging
Fifth Grade
KEY SKILLS
  • Leadership
  • Boundaries
  • Well-being
  • Purpose

Dive Into a Sample Lesson

Get a taste of our powerful + effective SEL curriculum. Download a free lesson, and use it in your classroom today.
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Two Easy-to-Use Solutions for Elementary School SEL
Whether you have 5 minutes a week or a dedicated advisory class, our effective SEL solutions will support your students' mental and emotional well-being.
Activity Library
Wayfinder Essentials
A lightweight solution for schools with 5-10 minutes each week for SEL
500+ adaptable plug-and-play activities to support social-emotional growth
Completely digital experience to support all types of access
Expert training and wraparound support for smooth implementation
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Wayfinder Core
A comprehensive solution for schools with 20 minutes each week for SEL
6 unique years of sequenced curriculum for elementary school
5-minute prep times for simplified implementation
Expert training and wraparound support for smooth implementation
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“With Wayfinder’s wonderful elementary curriculum, your students will learn more, grow more, and thrive.”
Terri Feinberg, M.A.
20-Year Public Elementary School Teacher
You’re Covered with Our Comprehensive Training
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New to SEL or looking to enhance your SEL program to better meet the needs of your students and staff? We’ve got you covered.

Our expert team is here to connect you with world-class training, and make implementation a breeze.

Explore our combined K-12 solutions
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Assessment
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Training
Transform + Strengthen Your School’s Culture
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Curriculum
Prepare students for what’s next—at school and beyond.