Share feel good messages with families

What’s involved

Sending messages of hope, encouragement, laughter, and praise to parents, students, siblings, grandparents, and caregivers is a promising practice for building resilience and strength and showing genuine care for families.

  • Share messages of hope, encouragement, laughter, and praise with families through social media platforms, personalized notes, or school letters.
  • Post, write, or include a positive, feel-good message for families through your school’s preferred method of home communication.

Who can deliver it

  • Teachers
  • Support staff
  • Principals
  • Student leaders

Time commitment

  • 1 to 5 minutes

Resources required

  • Computer
  • Social media or other communication platform
  • Printer and paper
  • Message you want to share

Ideal learning environment

  • Long-term virtual learning
  • Short-term virtual learning
  • Summer break
  • Hybrid classroom
  • Traditional classroom

Pictures and/or videos of this health promotion practice being delivered​


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