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"Mindfulness" Activities at School

"Mindfulness" activities ....part of our Positive Climate for Learning program has included providing our students with strategies to help them regulate their emotions to remain calm and relaxed at school.  In this way they are more ready to receive instruction and better prepared to learn. 

"Mindfulness" activities help our children be mindful of their own reactions to the world around them. Strategies such as stress release, counting and conscious breathing allow our students to release their stress and become calm and ready to focus and attend to their learning. Our teachers take the time to go through transition strategies such as these to help students prepare for a new subject or when coming in from outdoor play or the gym. 

Many students responded well to our "breathing ball" as a visual representation of calm breathing. Why don't you ask your children to share some of these techniques at home to support these goals both at school and at home? Thank you....

Just breathe.... :)
        

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