Getting Started with the SEL Impact Solution

In this video, ReadyRosie™ creator Emily Roden and Al’s Pals specialist, Dr. Lauren Shea, invite us to imagine a connected classroom and family SEL experience using Al’s Pals and ReadyRosie™.


Sample Classroom Materials

Foster resiliency with an Al’s Pals lesson, poster, original song, and more.

Al’s Pals Sample Calm Down Lesson

When children have big feelings, learning how to calm down is a vital strategy. This is one of Al’s Pals 46 lessons that will guide you through an interactive large-group discussion. This sample lesson supports children’s understanding of an important strategy for calming down.


Coming Soon: NEW Al’s Pals Sample Lesson

This is a sample of the newly updated version of the social–emotional lessons that are coming soon. These lessons will not only bring a digital experience to the Al’s Pals curriculum, but they have been updated to align with the objectives for development and learning, Intentional Teaching Experiences, Mighty Minutes®, and children’s literature. They now also have an “Including All Children” section, English-language learner support, teacher reflection questions, and much more.


Al’s Pals Sample Calm Down Poster

Serving as a visual reminder for your classroom, this Calm Down Poster will reinforce the Calm Down Steps discussed in the Calm Down lesson.

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“Calm Down”

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Al’s Pals Sample Calm Down Song

Adding music to our learning helps us remember key concepts. The original song “Calm Down” helps you review the Calm Down Steps with children while listening to the tranquil music of Al’s Pals Songs for Stars.

Al’s Pals Sample Al-a-Gram

As children practice and display their attempts at using the Calm Down Steps, you can recognize their efforts by sharing a Calm Down Al-a-Gram with them. Children bring the Al-a-Gram home with them to discuss their learning with their families.


Sample Family Materials

Reinforce resiliency concepts at home with Al’s Pals and ReadyRosie™.


ReadyRosie™ Sample Modeled Moment Video

ReadyRosie™ supports educators with over 1,200 Modeled Moment video activities. Share this sample Modeled Moment video of a real family modeling the same SEL concepts that were taught in the classroom at home.

ReadyRosie™ Sample Research
and Answer Video

In this sample video, Al’s Pals Founder, Sue Gellar, shares strategies that educators and families can use to help children calm down in a bite-sized, accessible format.

ReadyRosie™ Sample Resiliency Family Workshop Toolkit

This sample toolkit includes facilitator guides and a PowerPoint with embedded video—everything you need to conduct an interactive family workshop that equips families with tools to reinforce Al’s Pals resiliency principles at home.

Facilitator’s Guide

Resiliency Handout


Al’s Pals Sample Family Letter

Use this sample family letter to introduce the Calm Down Steps at home. This family-friendly letter shares what children are learning in school and provides families with an illustration and poster to reinforce ideas at home.

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Preschool children in classroom with teacher

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