Video Resources


Social & Emotional Well-Being

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Affirmation Rhythm
There are many ways to help your students build resilience during this challenging time. Affirmations can aid in the development of a positive mindset, improve well-being and bolster self-esteem. In this video, Mr. C introduces affirmations as a way to boost self-confidence, make music and have fun!
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Breathing Easy with Mr C
Mr. C guides students through some simple breathing exercises they can do to practice a moment of stillness and mindfulness. Encourage your students to practice this 2-minute breathing exercise to help reduce stress or any feelings of anxiety.
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Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre actor-educator Jo, from the play, It’s Stop Time, leads students through a rhythmic breathing exercise as a way of coping with all the different feelings they may be having while we all shelter at home. Rhythmic breathing is a valuable grounding skill that can help strengthen resiliency.
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Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre actor-educators from the play,  It’s Stop Time,  ask students for their help with something important – sending messages of thanks to our healthcare workers and their families at etpinfo@kp.org. Taking a moment to express gratitude can redirect negative or anxious thoughts and help reinforce a sense of community.
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Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre actor-educator Zach from the play  It’s Stop Time introduces students to the concept of mindfulness. Techniques such as measured breathing can help students stay in the present moment, calming worries about the future and building resiliency.
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An actor-educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre introduces students to journaling and leads them through a prompt designed to help them reflect and focus on the positive. Journaling can help students reduce screen time, manage stress, and process emotions.
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A Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre actor-educator guides students through a series of simple breathing techniques and yoga poses. Breathing mindfully and staying active can improve students’ mental health and build their resiliency.
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An actor-educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre leads students through simple yoga poses, focusing on the tree pose to ground and calm students.
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Actor-educator Gloria, from the Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre play Don't Forget to Like, introduces students to the concept of self-care and provides ideas for how students can make it part of their everyday routine. Encouraging students to regularly check in with their emotions and develop techniques they can use to improve their mental health can strengthen their resilience.
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Actor-educator Daniel, from the Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre play Don't Forget to Like, guides students through a journaling exercise. Students reflect on the feelings and traits they express freely, and the feelings they keep to themselves. Writing a 4-line poem based on this reflection, students build resiliency through increased self-awareness.
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Actor-educator Christine, from the Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre play Don't Forget to Like, provides students with ideas for managing stress and anxiety. These include taking breaks from social media, remaining connected with loved ones, and staying active. Teen crisis hotlines (phone and text) are also provided.
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre leads students through a journaling prompt designed to help students focus on what they can do for themselves if they feel overwhelmed or anxious. This activity helps students build a toolbox of techniques for stress management.
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre leads students in a meditation exercise set to the sound of ocean waves, to help them practice mindfulness and focus on the positive. Meditation can improve students’ resilience and help reduce stress.
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An actor-educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre reads Facts vs. Opinions vs. Robots by Michael Rex and leads students in a self-soothing technique that can help them “reboot” when conflict or stress arises. Facts vs. Opinions vs. Robots is developmentally appropriate for students in grades 1-2. This book is being read with permission from the publisher.
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An actor-educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre reads I’m Worried by Michael Ian-Black and leads students in a breathing exercise designed to help build students’ resilience and sense of safety. I’m Worried is developmentally appropriate for students in grades K-1. This book is being read with permission from Simon & Schuster.
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An actor-educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre reads Parker Looks Up by Parker Curry and Jessica Curry, and leads students in a positive affirmations resilience activity that builds their self-confidence. Parker Looks Up is developmentally appropriate for students in grades K-2. This book is being read with permission from Simon & Schuster.
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Boredom makes a girl, a potato and a flamingo very grouchy. Resilience exercise included to help kids brighten their perspective. Geared for kinder-2nd grade.
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Literacy Promotion

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An actor-educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre reads The Empty Pot by Demi, and leads students in a resilience activity designed to help them practice persistence. The Empty Pot is developmentally appropriate for students in grades K-2. 
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An actor-educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre reads Facts vs. Opinions vs. Robots by Michael Rex and leads students in a self-soothing technique that can help them “reboot” when conflict or stress arises. Facts vs. Opinions vs. Robots is developmentally appropriate for students in grades 1-2. This book is being read with permission from the publisher.
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An actor-educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre reads I’m Worried by Michael Ian-Black and leads students in a breathing exercise designed to help build students’ resilience and sense of safety. I’m Worried is developmentally appropriate for students in grades K-1. This book is being read with permission from Simon & Schuster.
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An actor-educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre reads Parker Looks Up by Parker Curry and Jessica Curry, and leads students in a positive affirmations resilience activity that builds their self-confidence. Parker Looks Up is developmentally appropriate for students in grades K-2. This book is being read with permission from Simon & Schuster.
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre reads The Adventures of Taxi Dog by Debra & Sal Barracca and leads students in a resilience activity to help them use humor as a tool for reducing stress and improving their mood. The Adventures of Taxi Dog is developmentally appropriate for students in grades 1-2. This book is being read with permission from Penguin Publishing.
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre reads The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld. Students learn about empathy and how to be a good friend. The Rabbit Listened is developmentally appropriate for students in grades K-1.
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Boredom makes a girl, a potato and a flamingo very grouchy. Resilience exercise included to help kids brighten their perspective. Geared for kinder-2nd grade.
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Conflict Management

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Breathing Easy with Mr C
Mr. C guides students through some simple breathing exercises they can do to practice a moment of stillness and mindfulness. Encourage your students to practice this 2-minute breathing exercise to help reduce stress or any feelings of anxiety.
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Affirmation Rhythm
There are many ways to help your students build resilience during this challenging time. Affirmations can aid in the development of a positive mindset, improve well-being and bolster self-esteem. In this video, Mr. C introduces affirmations as a way to boost self-confidence, make music and have fun!
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Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre actor-educator Jo, from the play, It’s Stop Time, leads students through a rhythmic breathing exercise as a way of coping with all the different feelings they may be having while we all shelter at home. Rhythmic breathing is a valuable grounding skill that can help strengthen resiliency.
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Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre actor-educators from the play,  It’s Stop Time,  ask students for their help with something important – sending messages of thanks to our healthcare workers and their families at etpinfo@kp.org. Taking a moment to express gratitude can redirect negative or anxious thoughts and help reinforce a sense of community.
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Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre actor-educators from the play,  It’s Stop Time,  perform the “Stop Breathe Choose” song, to help students remember the steps to managing conflict: stopping themselves when emotions run strong, breathing deeply to reduce the intensity of those emotions, and choosing a better way to handle the situation.
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Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre actor-educator Zach from the play It’s Stop Time introduces students to the concept of mindfulness. Techniques such as measured breathing can help students stay in the present moment, calming worries about the future and building resiliency.
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Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre actor educator Billoah from the play  It’s Stop Time leads students through a drumming exercise with any objects they can find at home. This activity gives students a chance to practice curiosity and creativity, which can help build resilience.
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An actor-educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre introduces students to journaling and leads them through a prompt designed to help them reflect and focus on the positive. Journaling can help students reduce screen time, manage stress, and process emotions.
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Healthy Eating Active Living

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A Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre actor-educator guides students through a series of simple breathing techniques and yoga poses. Breathing mindfully and staying active can improve students’ mental health and build their resiliency.
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Professor Howe from the Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre play, The Amazing Food Detective, explains how companies use “ad worms,” or advertising strategies, to get people to buy their products—a helpful reminder as increased screen time results in more exposure to advertisements. Students learn about color combinations that can trick the brain into thinking it wants fast food, building the skills and knowledge they need to make healthy choices.
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Actor-Educators from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre gather in a virtual classroom. To fight against jingles and audio advertisements that everyone is seeing more of these days, they come up with catchy songs to promote healthy food and beverage choices.   
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Snack Attack with Alex! is a series from the Healthy Eating Active Living Program to promote healthy snack recipes for elementary school audiences.
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre leads students in a fun and simple way to be active during a day at home – acting out silly sayings like “walking on eggshells” and “fish out of water.” Keeping active can help students combat stress and do better when it’s time to focus on schoolwork.
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre shows students how to make a turtle-shaped healthy snack out of apples and grapes.
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An actor-educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre teaches students some simple dance choreography to encourage students to continue to get their 60 minutes of active play every day.
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre leads students on a hike, normalizing mask-wearing and encouraging students to get their 60 minutes of active play every day.
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre introduces a simple way to bring creative thinking and engagement into an everyday family activity like watching television. Grab a household object and re-imagine it as a gadget being sold on TV – and don’t forget to act it out!
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre is stuck inside, but that doesn’t mean he can’t still get 60 minutes of active play with simple dance choreography.
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre shares three different ways to make the healthy beverage, aguas frescas.
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An actor-educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre helps students “decode” nutrition labels for correct serving portions.
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An actor-educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre leads students through simple yoga poses, focusing on the tree pose to ground and calm students.
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An actor-educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre leads students on a hike, normalizing mask-wearing and encouraging students to choose water over sugary beverages.
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An actor-educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre shares three different ways to freeze fruit for healthy, fun snacks perfect for summertime.
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Bullying Awareness

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Actor-educator Gloria, from the Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre play Don't Forget to Like, introduces students to the concept of self-care and provides ideas for how students can make it part of their everyday routine. Encouraging students to regularly check in with their emotions and develop techniques they can use to improve their mental health can strengthen their resilience.
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Actor-educator Daniel, from the Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre play Don't Forget to Like, guides students through a journaling exercise. Students reflect on the feelings and traits they express freely, and the feelings they keep to themselves. Writing a 4-line poem based on this reflection, students build resiliency through increased self-awareness.
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Actor-educator Christine, from the Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre play Don't Forget to Like, provides students with ideas for managing stress and anxiety. These include taking breaks from social media, remaining connected with loved ones, and staying active. Teen crisis hotlines (phone and text) are also provided.
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre leads students through a journaling prompt designed to help students focus on what they can do for themselves if they feel overwhelmed or anxious. This activity helps students build a toolbox of techniques for stress management.
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre leads students in a meditation exercise set to the sound of ocean waves, to help them practice mindfulness and focus on the positive. Meditation can improve students’ resilience and help reduce stress.
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre helps students understand how they can be upstanders instead of bystanders when they encounter bullying online. Encouraging good digital citizenship can help make social media a positive place for community, when students need it the most.
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre leads students through a journaling prompt designed to help students focus on what they can do for others around them. Being kind to others and practicing gratitude can help build resilience and reduce anxiety.
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre introduces the concept of digital citizenship to students and shares ways they can keep themselves and others safe online.
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre suggests “spring cleaning” as an activity that can help students manage their mood and create structure in their daily schedule.
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Actor educators from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre remind students to stand up and step away from the screen for active movement every day. Physical activity can help improve mood and reduce stress.
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An actor-educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre leads students through a journaling prompt designed to help students manage situations that may trigger feelings of panic or anxiety. Developing a toolbox of techniques for stressful times helps students build resilience.
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An actor-educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre suggests a few ways students can use social media to create a positive community online.
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Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre walks middle schoolers through ways they can make their own agreements around internet safety with their families, empowering them to be digital citizens and stay safe online.
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An actor-educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre reminds students how to be safe online.
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STI prevention

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Practicing social distancing is one of the best ways to slow the spread of COVID-19. This video by Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre helps reinforce that message for teens and young adults.
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre dispels the most common myths associated with sexually transmitted diseases, from toilet seats to the blue waffle.
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre discusses the two most common sexually transmitted diseases for high schoolers: HPV and chlamydia.
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre reviews the basic steps for proper condom use. When used correctly, condoms can reduce the risk of sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy by 98%-99%.
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre compares methods of hormonal birth control, including the pill, the shot, and the morning-after pill (Plan B).
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An actor educator from Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre explains the differences between bacterial sexually transmitted diseases like chlamydia and viral STDs like HPV.
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About Us

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Kaiser Permanente’s Educational Theatre (ET) has served Southern California since 1986. ET inspires children, teens and adults to make informed decisions about their health and build stronger communities.
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