Life Skills Lessons and Activities

Lessons + Resources

Aha Weave – Working Together

Are We Smiling Yet?

Bowl of Light

Connecting with Mana

Crushed

Eat a Rainbow

Ekolu Mea Nui-Three Great Things

Food – Mea ‘Ai

Goalsetting – The SMART Way

Guts on the Table

Ha- Breath of Life

Hawaiian Symbology

I Am From – Sharing Your History

In Your Element

Kalo-ology

Multiple Intelligences

My Impression

My Mixed Plate

My Symbol – Ku‘u Hō‘ailona

Paddling Progressions

Place to Place – A Paper Boat Journey

Power of the Word

Promoting Pono – Preventing Huhu (Anger)

Skills & Interests Survey

Soaring Like a Kite – Lele Ka Lupe 

The Animal In Me – Creating Totems

The Four Agreements

The Many Pieces of Me

There! Fish!

Thinking Vs Feeling

Too Sweet-Sugar and Health

Who I Am

Who’s Your Mountain, Land & Ocean?

Words To Live By

Grades

4-12

4-12

4-12

6-8

4-12

5-6

4-8

4-6

6-8

9-12

4-8

4-12

4-12

4-6

6-8

6-8

4-12

4-8

6-8

8-12

6-8

6-8

4-6

6-12

4-8

4-6

7-12

4-8

6-8

6-12

5-6

4-8

4-6

4-12



Description

Weaving strands to strengthen intent

Genuine? Fake? Smiles cause…

Keeping your inner light shining bright

Understanding the energy in everything

How it looks & how it feels to be bullied

Hawaiian food pyramid and health

Tapping the power of hope, faith & love

Fostering a healthier diet

Setting goals for school and life

Sharing stories & building communities

Learning the power of your breath

Creating meaningful representations

Exploring Culture through storytelling

Linking passion & ability to excel

Using kalo (taro) to represent family

Smart in many ways

Making Polynesian designs, shapes, and symbols

Exploring roots & preferences

Identifying relationships to nature

Understanding the canoe to help set goals

Learning about life’s journey

Learning about the power of words

Examining injustice to promote pono

Identifying skills, interests, and passions of a group

Setting & supporting goals

Identifying your power animal; creating class connections

Helping others; helping yourself

Sharing self through art

Observing nature to learn lessons

Head or gut? Which to listen to…

How much sugar do you drink?

Using the ipu to introduce self

Appreciating special people and places

Word cards encouraging pono actions