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15 Minutes to a More Mindful, Less Stressful Life. {Infographic} | elephant journal

15 Minutes to a More Mindful—Less Stressful—Life. {Infographic}

Self-care gets lost in the shuffle.

I am in love with this project!  Would love to do on first day of school OR with my fifth graders at the end of the year..who are you as you leave for middle school and who do u hope to be...mind is turning...

Simple+Art+Activity+that+Provides+Stress+Relief,+even+for+Anxiety+Disorder. Healthy living needs to be stress reduced. Here is a creative idea!

Simple Art Activity that Provides Stress Relief, even for Anxiety Disorder

This is an example of a drawing that I did while listening to "Florence and the Machine- Dog Days are over" Still a work in progress, thats what makes this technique so great! You will need the following supplies: -Colored pencils, crayons, or...

Free Guided Relaxations for your child from Mellisa Dormoy of ShambalaKids in Green Child Magazine. Can be used in the classroom too!

Guided Relaxation Scripts

When you read a guided relaxation script to your child, you're helping him see the benefits of relaxation or meditation at an early age.

Minefield -- I have beanbags and blindfolds if any of you want to play this game.  Would be fun for a teambuilding activity.

Minefield -- Duct Tape Teambuilding Game

The book "Duct Tape Teambuilding Games" by Tom Heck contains complete lead-it-yourself instructions for this game and 49 other duct tape teambuilding games. ...

Sitting Still Like a Frog. Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents) Repinned by Apraxia Kids Learning. Come join us on Facebook at Apraxia Kids Learning Activities and Support- Parent Led Group.

Sitting Still Like a Frog

Sitting Still Like a Frog and Sitting Still Like a Frog Activity Book Audio Exercises Sitting Still Like a Frog Audio Read by Myla Kabat-Zinn The audio exercises included with Sitting Still...

Student "check in" idea to use before a session from the blog, Elementary School Counseling (Marissa Rex)

Check-In

This is something new that I've started in my individual counseling sessions. It serves a few purposes - it helps me gather data on how effective the sessions are, helps students self-reflect, and wor

Make a Cootie Catcher Filled with Kindness Ideas!

How to Make Kindess Cootie Catchers

I thought it would be fun to make kindness cootie catchers (or fortune tellers) for the kids to play with their friends. We wrote kindness ideas under the flaps of the fortune teller.

The Art of Mindfulness for Children: Mindfulness exercises that will raise happier, confident, compassionate, and calmer children.

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great to use anytime your students are feeling restless and are struggling to pay attention. Most of these will only take a few minutes, and then you can get back to the lesson with your students ready to focus on the lesson at hand.

Brain Breaks – 20 awesome ways to energize your students FAST!

Brain Breaks Can Be Quick! This amazing guest post about why kids need to move from pediatric occupational therapist Loren Shlaes was so popular that I decided to follow it up with a list of Brain Breaks for kids! These are great to use anytime your students are feeling restless and are struggling to pay attention. Most of these will only take a few minutes, and then

End of the year mind map with everything learned..awesome idea

Math Journal Sundays - Culminating Mind Map

Well, here it is ... our last math journal entry of the year. I was so inspired by the fantastic mind maps I saw over at A Teacher's Treasure, I knew we had to try them for our culminating math journal entry. I started out by showing my students the mind map pictures Mor shared on her blog (check out the link above). They were WOWED! I instructed the students to begin with the word MATH in the centre of the page, then draw long "branches" for each of our five strands: Number Sense and…

Mindfulness/Mind-Body Approaches - Trauma-Informed Practices and Expressive Art Therapy Institute #arttherapy #mindfulness
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