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Mental Health Resources from K-6 Counselor, Mrs. Shelman

Below are some social emotional activities and online resources for parents and students of various ages. It is a mix of videos and handouts that promote understanding and identifying how the student is feeling about the virus, and then learning strategies to help them calm down. 

Kindergarten - 3nd Grade

Understanding Coronavirus:

Learning New Calm Down Strategies:

  • Help keep your child calm and learn about beating those nerves with “How to beat nerves! | Cosmic Kids Zen Den - Mindfulness for kids”

Promoting Emotional Health


4th - 6th Grade

Understanding Coronovirus:

Learning New Calm Down Strategies:

Promoting Emotional Health

  • Take Home SEL Packet - Complete as much or as little as you would like




Abbey Shelman
Shared Elementary School Counselor
Pekin Community School District
319-695-3707 ext. 238
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It is the policy of the Pekin Community School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, creed, age (for employment), marital status (for programs), sexual orientation, gender identity and socioeconomic status (for programs) in its educational programs and its employment practices. There is a grievance procedure for processing complaints of discrimination. If you have questions or a grievance related to this policy please contact the district’s Equity Coordinator: Kim Ledger, PK-5 principal/Curriculum Director,1062 Birch Ave.,Packwood, Iowa 52580,Telephone: 319-695-3707, Email:Kim Ledger