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Breathing Colours - Guided Meditation Script

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A guided meditation script for teachers based on the visualisation of colours.

Use this teaching resource when practising mindfulness with your students.

The printable resource provides teachers with a script that can be spoken aloud to guide students through a mindful visualisation and breathing meditation. This activity uses the ideas of imagining the breath as a colour to help improve focus and awareness.  The “Breathing Colours” meditation helps students develop conscious relaxation skills.

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    Renee Atkinson

    I meant to add that I put some meditation music on Spotify for the backdrop. It turned out really well.

    Renee Atkinson · Apr 21st, 2020

    Stephanie (Teach Starter)

    That sounds incredibly relaxing, Renee! What a fabulous idea. I really hope your students enjoyed the experience, too!

    Stephanie (Teach Starter) · Apr 21st, 2020

    Renee Atkinson

    Thanks for a great resource. I pre-recorded it for my students to use at home during Covid.

    Renee Atkinson · Apr 21st, 2020

    Paul (Teach Starter)

    Hi Renee,

    You’re most welcome! We’re glad to hear it was useful!

    Paul (Teach Starter) · Apr 27th, 2020

    Zuriette Du Plessis

    Thank you though for all your efforts to assist teachers with these resources which are quick and easy to apply when things get tough. Thank you.

    Zuriette Du Plessis · Apr 1st, 2020

    Paul (Teach Starter)

    Hi Zuriette,

    Thank you for your kind words. We understand how difficult the current situation must be for teachers, parents and students. If there is anything else Teach Starter can do, please don’t hesitate to let us know.

    Paul (Teach Starter) · Apr 1st, 2020

    Zuriette Du Plessis

    as much as this seems like a good resource, it is not advised by professionals for children. If the activity is meant to calm a person down, suggestions of “pretend this or that….” is more harmful to children already dealing with mental issues. The other activities are definitely safer.

    Zuriette Du Plessis · Apr 1st, 2020

    Paul (Teach Starter)

    Hi Zuriette,

    Thank you for your thoughtful comments. We are very open to any suggestions regarding how Teach Starter can be of help.

    Paul (Teach Starter) · Apr 1st, 2020

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