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Sunday, March 5, 2023

Wings for Kids Releases New Book: I Soar with Wings Social emotional learning (SEL) is an essential aspect of a child’s development. It plays a critical role in shaping their future. SEL is the process through which children develop the skills they need to understand and manage their emotions, build healthy relationships, and make responsible … Read More

Congressman Clyburn Visits Students at Harbison West Elementary School

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Showing Off Our ‘Heart Smarts’ at Harbison West Elementary It was a Valentine’s Day to remember at Harbison West Elementary when a very special guest made a visit to WINGS.   Kids at Harbison West Elementary School in Columbia, SC were treated to a special visit from Congressman James E. Clyburn, retired educator and current … Read More

How Words to Live By Came to Life

Thursday, February 2, 2023

What started as a scribbled poem on a notepad in Wadmalaw Island, SC has grown into a pledge used across the United States, guiding kids and adults to become the best version of themselves. We call this pledge our Words to Live By. And since 2007 we have been shouting them joyfully from the top … Read More

WINGS partners with the YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta

Monday, January 9, 2023

For over 25 years, the mission at Wings for Kids has been to equip kids with the skills they need to succeed in school, stay in school, and thrive in life. With an evidence-based model and approach to building social emotional skills within elementary-age youth, WINGS is collaborating with the YMCA of Metro Atlanta to … Read More

WINGS in the News

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Recently, national news outlets have turned to WINGS for guidance and input on addressing students’ social and emotional health. It’s clear – we are unified in our concern for the well-being of our kids, post-pandemic. What’s also clear is learning how to take on challenges, learn from effort, build healthy relationships, problem-solve, and understand, control and express … Read More

A Better Back-to-School with our Beyond the Bookbag Guide

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Ten Practical Tips to Prepare Kids for Success in School by Building Their Social Emotional Smarts For many parents – back-to-school hits next week. You might be ready, but how are your kids feeling? We put our SEL (social emotional learning) tips into this free, printable guide to help make back to school better! Beyond … Read More