I could use these educational videos to go into more depth about a topic. Kids love to watch videos so after a lesson it would be a great idea to show them a few videos in order for them to grasp the concept better.
Free social skills video about paying attention when the teacher is talking with corresponding fluency passages, common core extension activities, coloring pages, and printable books for grades K-2. Could also be used with older elementary students with special needs. There are a lot more videos on wondergrovekids.com about safety, citizenship, manners, nutrition, fitness, and more!
lesson on empathy- In this activity, students volunteer to choose a shoebox to open and put the shoes on from the box. A written scenario inside each box tells about the person who wears the shoes. Based on the information given, the student has to "put themselves in that person's shoes," identifying how that person might feel. The class then suggests ways we might show compassion to the person in the shoes.