Mindfulness Hands-on Activities

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Creating a Peace Corner to Promote Harmony, Kindness, and Calm at Home
Creating a Peace Corner to Promote Harmony, Kindness, and Calm at Home
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Creating a Peace Corner to Promote Harmony, Kindness, and Calm at Home
In this activity, kids will create a peace corner in their bedroom or home and reflect on ways they may use their peace corner through drawing and discussion. 
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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Take a Stand
Take a Stand
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Take a Stand
In this activity, your child will discuss how to stand up for others, and they'll use pipe cleaners to design a symbol that reminds them to stand up for others.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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Learning How to Set Goals
Learning How to Set Goals
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Learning How to Set Goals
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will create a goal board and practice setting one goal for an assignment or task and the steps they will need to achieve it.
Kindergarten
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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Natural Emotions
Natural Emotions
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Natural Emotions
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will learn about emotions and how they change, just like many parts of nature. Then they will spend time outside, exploring and reflecting on what they have learned.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Community Mobile
Community Mobile
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Community Mobile
In this activity, your child will explore what it means and how it feels to live in a community.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Adults Can Learn From Kids
Adults Can Learn From Kids
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Adults Can Learn From Kids
In this activity, your child will reflect on how adults can learn from kids. They will watch a TED Talk presented by a 12-year-old girl about the power of young people’s ideas and teachings, and they will generate some of their own unique ideas.
4th grade
Social emotional
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The Weather Inside
The Weather Inside
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The Weather Inside
Geared toward kindergarten and first grade learners, The Weather Inside is a fun activity to help help children understand and process their emotions in a healthy way.
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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Goal Reflections
Goal Reflections
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Goal Reflections
In this social emotional learning activity, kids will reflect on the past goals they've accomplished, then brainstorm new ideas, inventions, or goals they would like to accomplish and make a prototype to help visualize their achievement.
2nd grade
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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The Way I Act
The Way I Act
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The Way I Act
In this activity, your child will write and draw about a time when they acted in ways that illustrated responsibility, kindness, or integrity. They will also reflect on what it felt like to have control over their choices and behaviors.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Seeing Things From Another Angle
Seeing Things From Another Angle
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Seeing Things From Another Angle
In this activity, your child will practice taking on the perspective of others and will generate ideas for conflict resolution at home.
4th grade
Social emotional
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Sharing Love: A Loving Kindness Garden
Sharing Love: A Loving Kindness Garden
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Sharing Love: A Loving Kindness Garden
Children build a "Loving Kindness Garden" to represent what they have learned about love, mindfulness, and caring for others in community.
2nd 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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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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Interview: My Best Self
Interview: My Best Self
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Interview: My Best Self
In this activity, your child will interview a caring adult or friend to ask them when they have seen them at their best.
2nd grade
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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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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Negativity Bias
Negativity Bias
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Negativity Bias
In this activity, you and your child will watch a video and learn how the brain easily remembers negative information, but not always positive. You will practice positivity by writing or drawing pictures of 10 positive things that happened today.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Peace Garden
Peace Garden
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Peace Garden
Children will practice mindfulness through a short guided practice, reflect on the practices that support peace, and then will build a "peace garden."
Kindergarten
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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Be Present with Mindful Movement
Be Present with Mindful Movement
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Be Present with Mindful Movement
A great way to cultivate awareness, focus and attention in the present is through movement. Mindful movement can also decrease stress and anxiety and increase calm.
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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Make a Radio
Make a Radio
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Make a Radio
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will listen to their favorite song and explore how it makes them feel. Then, together you will craft your own cardboard radio!
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Heart to Heart
Heart to Heart
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Heart to Heart
In this activity, you and your child will read a story about heartfulness, practice heartfulness by sending kind wishes to others, and draw pictures of those you both love and care for (such as family members, friends, or pets).
Kindergarten
Social emotional
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