MENTAL HEALTH ACTIVITIES
Many parents say meditation is a helpful tool for their kids. More research is needed to understand how meditation might specifically benefit kids with learning and attention issues. But it can be a good way to help all kids cope with stress and "quiet the mind." Here are seven apps to introduce your child to meditation. Try Tech Finder for more: u.org/TechFinder
These Identifying Emotions Activities: Sorting Emotions With Real Photos include 6 unique sorting mats that focus on identifying emotions. Photos include men, women, children, and people from many cultures. (Please see preview photos for details.) At an independent workstation, center or language group, students complete the following sorting and classification activities. Sorting Happy Sorting Sad Sorting Angry Sorting Excited Sorting Surprised Sorting Scared
The Worry Jar is a technique that can be used to help work through and moderate anxiety and worry, especially in children. It isn't necessarily a cure but it can help to lessen the severity and encourage perspective surrounding your worries and anxieties.