Lesson Plan

Student Leaders

What does it mean to be a leader? In this lesson, students will discuss leadership and will practice leading mindfulness for other students in their class.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to lead others in a mindfulness practice.


(10 minutes)
  • Bring students together in a circle, seated or standing.
  • Explain that today we will talk about being leaders, but first you will play a game of "Follow the Leader."
  • Play the song "Follow the Leader."
  • Dance and sing to the song together.
  • Say to students, "Raise your hand if you are a leader."
  • Ask, "What is a leader?"
  • Explain that a positive leader leads others by example, with kindness and care.
  • Explain that today that will practice leadership by guiding the class in movement and mindfulness.