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...
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.
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...
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
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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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
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…