Lesson Plan

Mindfulness, Community, and Nature Stations

In this lesson, students will move through stations to practice and reflect on the mindfulness and social emotional learning tools that they have learned throughout the year.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to identify tools they have learned in the school year connected to mindfulness and social emotional learning.

Introduction

(10 minutes)
  • Set up the three stations prior to class (refer to the Connection Stations worksheet).
  • Join students together in a circle, seated or standing.
  • Explain to students that they will be taking time to reflect and practice the various mindfulness and community-building tools they have learned this year.
  • Ask, "What are some things you have learned about mindfulness this year? Heartfulness?"
  • Write student responses on the board.
  • Ask, "What have you learned about caring for yourself? For others? For the environment and Earth?"
  • Write student responses on the board.
  • Explain that even as they move into the summer and the next grade, they can still use and practice what they have learned!