Mindfulness is a big word for a simple idea - to pay attention, with care, to one moment at a time.
The perfect introduction to mindfulness, this box of 40 cards teaches children how to be mindful by focusing their thoughts and noticing the world around them using fun activities.
Children can choose what they need and select an appropriate activity, be it reflective, one that will improve focus, or a calming exercise. Each robust card is a complete activity and children can work through all of the exercises, select an area they wish to work on, or choose randomly. It's the perfect gentle introduction to getting a child to think mindfully.
Packed with a variety of crafts and exercises, kids can learn practical mindfulness in minutes. Help to settle your emotions by making a glitter jar, take time to appreciate food using mindful eating, and find out how to take a rainbow breath. The breathing exercises can be done almost anywhere, and crafts such as bubbles of kindness use household items to create exciting tools for mindfulness. Cards at the end of the pack explain the science behind what our body and brain are doing when we are mindful.
Calm - Mindfulness Flash Cards for Kids shows that supporting a child's positive mental health doesn't need to be expensive, time-consuming, or difficult, and that children can de-stress, focus, and get moving while having fun.
Wynne Kinder, has been teaching for almost 30 years. She started with maths, science, reading and writing and in 2004 moved onto mindfulness. Wynne continues to explore mindfulness and works with teachers and families. She has created training and curriculums for teachers and co-authored online resources for GoNoodle.
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