A calming, square-breathing exercise to introduce kids to mindfulness in the classroom.
The positive benefits of teaching mindfulness to children have been proven across a number of studies and incorporating mindfulness into everyday classroom activity is becoming more common. A five or ten-minute daily mindfulness practice, like this one, can see students reduce stress and anxiety, increase concentration and engagement, sleep better, improve social skills, and develop problem-solving and decision-making skills.
Australian Curriculum alignment
Identify actions that promote health, safety and wellbeingElaborationsidentifying household substances that can be dangerous and suggesting examples of how they can be stored safely in the home (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)groupi...
Recognise situations and opportunities to promote health, safety and wellbeing
Participate in outdoor games and activities to examine how participation promotes a connection between the community, natural and built environments, and health and wellbeingElaborationsparticipating in physical activities in natural environments in ...
Plan and practise strategies to promote health, safety and wellbeing
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