Mindfulness Hands-on Activities

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Learning and Teaching Yoga
Learning and Teaching Yoga
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Learning and Teaching Yoga
In this activity, your child will learn about the benefits of yoga and will practice different yoga poses. Then, they will teach someone else three poses and explain how yoga can help us find calmness and ease.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Seeing the Beauty in Small and Big Things
Seeing the Beauty in Small and Big Things
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Seeing the Beauty in Small and Big Things
Your child will reflect on the term "beauty" and the things they are grateful for. They will read the book All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon and reflect on how focusing on the small and big things of beauty around them can benefit themselves and others.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Focusing on the Good Each Day
Focusing on the Good Each Day
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Focusing on the Good Each Day
In this activity, your child will design their own Best Self Journal to reflect on ways they have been their best each day.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Break Through Assumptions
Break Through Assumptions
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Break Through Assumptions
Judgements assumptions about others can cause disconnect in relationships and communities. In this social emotional learning activity, kids will explore how to break through assumptions and create a colorful bracelet that represents unity.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Resolving Conflicts
Resolving Conflicts
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Resolving Conflicts
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will participate in a mindfulness exercise focused on forgiveness. Then, they'll craft a Peace and Harmony Fidget Spinner to cultivate calmness.
4th grade
Social emotional
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THINK for Kind Talking
THINK for Kind Talking
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THINK for Kind Talking
Ensuring that what we say is truthful, helpful, inspiring, necessary, and kind takes practice! In this social emotional learning activity, your child will set a goal for themselves to THINK before they speak.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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Mindfulness and the Brain
Mindfulness and the Brain
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Mindfulness and the Brain
In this activity, your child will learn about the different parts of the brain and how mindfulness can build connections of calm.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Seeing and Understanding Empathy
Seeing and Understanding Empathy
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Seeing and Understanding Empathy
In this activity, your child will watch a video about empathy and practice speaking to someone with empathy. They will also discuss how empathy supports living in a community with others.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Role Models of Perseverance
Role Models of Perseverance
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Role Models of Perseverance
In this activity, your child will reflect on one role model in their life or research one historical figure that has displayed perseverance. Then, they will create a slideshow presentation or poster that defines and illustrates perseverance.
4th grade
Social emotional
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What Does It Mean to Live in a Global Community?
What Does It Mean to Live in a Global Community?
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What Does It Mean to Live in a Global Community?
Children will deepen their understanding of global citizenship and create a collage that illustrates all of the ways many communities are connected.
4th grade
Social emotional
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My Rich Cultural Heritage
My Rich Cultural Heritage
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My Rich Cultural Heritage
In this activity, your child will consider the meaning of "culture" and what comprises their family's culture. They will draw pictures of aspects of their family's culture, then choose an aspect of it to explore further.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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Multitasking vs. Mindfulness
Multitasking vs. Mindfulness
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Multitasking vs. Mindfulness
In this activity, your child will experience multitasking, then mindfulness and compare the two in terms of productivity and calmness.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Others Build My Chain of Strengths
Others Build My Chain of Strengths
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Others Build My Chain of Strengths
In this activity, work with your child to build a chain of strengths, highlighting their individual strengths and unique abilities.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Loveliness in Diversity
Loveliness in Diversity
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Loveliness in Diversity
In this activity, your child will write a poem recognizing and appreciating the beauty inherent in diversity.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Find Your Feelings
Find Your Feelings
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Find Your Feelings
In this social emotional learning activity, you will help your child practice mindfulness of emotions, guiding them to create a word search to understand and explain feeling words.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Be Present with a Mindfulness Bell
Be Present with a Mindfulness Bell
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Be Present with a Mindfulness Bell
Ringing a quiet bell is also a great way to support focus and bring kids into the present moment so they can be aware of what they are experiencing inside.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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Mindful Listening
Mindful Listening
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Mindful Listening
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will play a mindful listening game and create a video or skit that teaches others about mindful listening.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Kind Thoughts
Kind Thoughts
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Kind Thoughts
In this activity, your child will learn the benefits of positive thinking. They will write positive statements about themselves and create a gratitude board.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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Living with Integrity
Living with Integrity
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Living with Integrity
In this activity, your child will reflect on and write a story about a person who has embodied integrity and honesty in their life.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Curiosity vs. Boredom
Curiosity vs. Boredom
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Curiosity vs. Boredom
In this activity, your child will explore the difference between boredom and curiosity in building greater attentiveness and happiness in the present moment.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Exploration of Talents
Exploration of Talents
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Exploration of Talents
In this activity, your child will discover their interests and special talents through performing, writing, and drawing.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Love Can Grow
Love Can Grow
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Love Can Grow
In this activity, your child will learn about how focusing on positive feelings, like love and peace, helps these feelings grow. They will also decorate pots and plant seeds as a reminder of this.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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Similarities
Similarities
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Similarities
In this activity, your child will write stories about two different people. The stories will include similarities and differences in the ways each person lives in their communities.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Focusing on One Thing
Focusing on One Thing
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Focusing on One Thing
In this activity, your child will learn and practice mindfulness by using their senses to focus on one thing at a time.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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It Takes Skill to Wait
It Takes Skill to Wait
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It Takes Skill to Wait
In this activity, your child will explore techniques that support patience and learn to practice mindfulness when waiting.
4th grade
Social emotional
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