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Kikori February SEL Calendar

Updated: Jan 26, 2023

Happy February, Kindness Month, and Black History Month!

This month, our SEL Calendar provides you with two daily activities focused on kindness and learning about Black History. Acts of kindness can make the world a happier place for everyone! They can boost feelings of confidence, a sense of belonging, happiness, and optimism. They encourage others to repeat the good deeds they've experienced themselves – leading to a more positive community! Black History Month is a time for all of us to acknowledge key Black leaders from our past and present. It's an opportunity to spotlight and celebrate the achievements that African Americans have accomplished in this country, despite the history of racism and oppression.

All of the activities are clickable and take you straight into the WebApp where you can find facilitation steps!

Download the February SEL Calendar Below:

Here’s what you’ll love about the Kikori February SEL Calendar:

  • SEL activities to increase connection to self, others, and the planet!

  • Proven SEL activities help students build students’ sense of CONNECTION!

  • Easy to FIND and USE during Morning Meetings, Advisory Sessions, and more!

  • Relevant and FUN National day themes and activities!

  • SEL Standards-aligned and simple to integrate into lesson plans!

How to Use the February SEL Calendar

Download Kikori through Apple, Android or Desktop for free! Each of the activities for the calendar are available within the Kikori platform along with 800+ more experiential activities.


We understand how important SEL frameworks are so we've aligned each activity with CASEL's Social Emotional Learning standards and 21st Century Skills to make finding the RIGHT activity for your youth easier than ever!

What's going on this month?

Celebrate this week's special days with 10 minute activities- no props required!

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

What are the Kikori daily themes?

Each day, the SEL Calendar provides you with an activity focused on the following daily Kikori themes:

Mindful Monday activities include meditations, visualizations and mindfulness

Together Tuesday activities involve team building and initiatives that build trust

Wellness Wednesday activities focus on ways to build physical and emotional health

Thoughtful Thursday activities use problem solving and reflection to help grow inward

Fun Friday activities are energizing activities that reinforce the importance of joy

How does Kikori ensure these activities build social emotional skills like self-awareness and relationship skills?

Each activity provides you with instructions that follow the experiential learning cycle. This means the activities help youth actively engage and then provides reflection questions related to the activity.

These questions help youth reflect and build self- and social-awareness (what happened during the activity?), make meaningful connections to their own lives (how did what happened during the activity connect to other experiences?), and engage in personal growth (what are they going to take from this activity into their lives?)

And the National Day Activities?

Here at Kikori, we think it's important to educate our students on important days of the year and learn what they stand for. To make team building in the classroom or at youth development programs MEANINGFUL, we've included a special National Holiday for every day and a corresponding team building activity. We did our homework to find the best days for students to celebrate!

New to Kikori? Here's How to Use Kikori and Kikori PLAYlists:

  1. Download Kikori through Apple, Android or Desktop for free!

  2. On Desktop? Print the Planner Printables above and click right into the activities to get instructions, reflection questions and more!

  3. On your phone ? Use the search bar to easily find the activities.


This month, we are thrilled to have our Kindness & Black History Month SEL Calendar sponsored by Teach Your Heart Out (TYHO), a nationwide education conference created for teachers and administrators, by teachers and administrators! Hosted annually, TYHO champions educators by putting their needs front and center, providing them with a supportive, energizing space to engage with one another and share impactful resources. Kikori is proud to be in partnership with a group so well-aligned with our missions and values as a company. Thank you, TYHO, for making schools around the world a better place!

Learn more about this year’s Teach Your Heart Out Orlando Conference on July 6 and the Bahamas Cruise July 7-10 @ ​​

What are your favorite Kindness and Black History Month activities? Share in the comments!

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