Elementary School

Play-Based SEL for Foundational Skill-Building

Active lessons and exciting toolkits give young learners a strong start that helps them flourish

Comprehensive SEL to Build Empathy + Compassion

Develop keen self-awarenessImproved bodily awareness helps students address their needs and respect others’ space
Build healthy self-esteem and strong relationship skillsStudents understand their strengths and learn to communicate clearly + intentionally
Students notice, identify, and regulate their emotionsThrough play-based practice, students develop strategies for responding to strong emotions
“We do Wayfinder every Monday, and when we don’t do it they are begging for it! It’s a really beautiful, beautiful time.”
Meghan Cobb
Teton Lower School Faculty + Division Coordinator, Jacksonhole, WY
Engaging Toolkits Students Will Want to Use
Designed according to developmental needs of learners at each grade level, Wayfinder toolkits build critical skills through art and writing activities students love
Elementary School Wayfinders...
Are better able to successfully manage challenging emotions
Build and practice strong active listening skills
Are better able to empathize with their peers

SEL for Classroom + Community Engagement

Wayfinder Collections

Learning That Fits Your Schools’ Needs

With our curated Collections, you can address your students’ specific needs and interests, with topics like

perspective taking
Wayfinder's Activity Library

Activity Library

Quick, Fun, Lightweight Activities
Quick activities as short as 1 minute make it easy to add energy, focus, and community building to any part of your day
SEL At Home activities connect classroom learning to real life and give families more ways to connect
Access to activities designed for all grade levels enables tailored instruction for your students’ unique interests and needs
Games, videos, art, and music make SEL fun and hands-on
Activities for designed for Pre-K and emerging learners meet students where they’re at
Over 1000 activities, including hundreds requiring zero materials or prep time

Core Curriculum

6 Years of Research-Backed Lessons With Little Prep

Students understand + manage their feelings and act with care when engaging in movement and play.

1st Grade

Students explore what it means to listen and cooperate with others by working and playing together.

2nd Grade

Students understand themselves + their impact on others by exploring powerful feelings and important relationships.

3rd Grade

Students build independence, understand themselves, and support each other by exploring what is meaningful to them.

4th Grade

Students create belonging by exploring similarities and differences to help them make sense of the world at large.

5th Grade

Students develop leadership skills by exploring strengths and passions.

Teachers at a Wayfinder training

World Class, Year-Round Support Ensures Successful Implementation

Hundreds of satisfied educators rate our trainings 5/5
Quick + easy initial training gets your staff energized and ready to implement
On-demand tech support and flexible training options offer every partner a customized experience

See Our Elementary SEL Curriculum in Action

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

Wayfinder Brings Play + Connection to All Parts of Your Day

Afterschool Programming
Support + Intervention
Counseling Offices
MTSS Implementation
Student Wellness Centers
Want to try our elementary school curriculum?

Download a sample to see our curriculum in action!