Mindfulness 101! Students focus on the present moment using their senses to observe what is happening right now. They are introduced to the idea that mindfulness is about paying attention to the present.
In this lesson, students will explore and discuss the term "empathy" by hearing stories from two different perspectives and identifying the feelings of each of the characters. They will also discuss what it means to be true to ourselves.
Get ready to feel grateful! This mindfulness worksheet geared towards kindergarten and first-grade learners helps students to consider the impact that practicing gratitude can have on their lives and the lives of those around them.
In this lesson students, learn how to listen and practice community-building skills using the circle process. This lesson helps build community and establish norms for how students communicate with each other.
In this lesson, students will learn about how emotions change and will understand and discuss different feeling words for different emotions by associating emotions with colors, visuals, and a charades game.
Often, it's difficult to see mistakes and failures as opportunities to grow! In this lesson, students will practice having a growth mindset and looking at mistakes as opportunities to learn. They'll consider how challenges grow their brain.
In this lesson, students will identify and practice different ways emotions can be expressed through faces, gestures, and movements. They'll also learn how to practice mindful breathing to manage strong emotions and self-regulate.
Emotions are natural and temporary, just like passing clouds, rain, or the shining sun. In this lesson, students learn how to be mindful of their emotions and discuss how emotions change, just like the weather.
In this lesson, students will discuss, generate a list, and practice appropriate activities that may improve the way they feel. Students will engage in a gratitude practice and learn strategies for changing their mood.
In this lesson, students will hear the story *Say Something* and make promises to each other to speak up when others are lonely or hurt. They will also have an opportunity to express themselves through acts of service and painting.
Kind acts can make a big difference in somone's day. These kind acts can multiply and create a culture of kindness in schools and communities. In this lesson, students will reflect on the importance of kindness and commit to kind actions!
In this lesson, students will answer questions, role-play different scenarios, and explore their feelings as they make healthy choices. They will also learn some questions to ask themselves when making decisions.
Nature can teach us about impermanence and appreciation of the present moment. In this lesson, students will explore impermanence in nature, and they'll create their own nature mandala that reflects impermanence and nature's gifts.
Speaking with kindness and care can be easier with the THINK method! In this lesson, students will identify questions to ask themselves when speaking to others. They will also practice mindful listening with a partner.