The Latest From WINGS

Online Support | Self-Awareness for Kids & Families

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Self-Awareness Skills like self-perception, self-confidence, self-efficacy   As we all settle into new routines – learning from home, working from home (thank you essential workers!), and spending endless hours together in shared spaces – we have a sneaking suspicion you’re experiencing a full range of emotions. We are, too! This is normal, healthy, and expected. … Read More

Meet New Friends

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

First Read the words to this pledge with a family member or adult.                         Then Watch the first few minutes of this virtual field trip. Listen to the pledge and try to do the hand motions with the students. Last Talk with a friend … Read More

Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove + Wings for Kids

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Collaboration in Action Nearly three years ago, the early seeds of a partnership were planted when the national Boys & Girls Clubs of America reached out to one of their most cutting-edge sites – Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove (BGCGG) – to gauge interest in a social-emotional learning initiative with Wings for Kids. … Read More

Quick Tip: Try Some R&R

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Just like us, kids experience a full range of emotions – and they’re not always positive. To help kids control their reactions and feelings in the face of challenges and surprises, we developed a quick tip to stay calm and keep control.   Try some R&R – Reset and determine what is really bothering you … Read More

Major! National Education News Site Profiles WINGS

Monday, January 27, 2020

January 13, 2020 The 74 – a highly-regarded news site covering education in America – published a brilliant profile on WINGS. Our favorite published piece to date, this feature dives into our curriculum, community, and proven impact on K-5 students with powerful testimonials from a principal, student, parent, and two independent researchers. Below are a … Read More

Giving Back – Kids, Wings Leaders Deliver on National Day of Service

Monday, January 27, 2020

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘What are you doing for others?’” – Martin Luther King, Jr. In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr., WINGS kids and leaders participated in a day of service on MLK Day. More than 1,000 students and 75 college-aged mentors in Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina provided goods … Read More