How often do we eat with awareness and really taste our food and think about where the food came from? Mindful eating is a great way to practice mindfulness infused with gratitude and appreciation for our food.
The power of gratitude is endless! Research shows that cultivating a gratitude practice can gratitude strengthen relationships, improve physical and emotional well-being, deepen empathy skills, and improve self-esteem. With such wide-spread benefits, how
Caring for ourselves and others can build connections and a greater sense of love. In this activity, children reflect on what it means to be caring and to show kindness to others through drawing and performing a kind act of their choosing.
In this activity, you and your child will read a story about heartfulness, practice heartfulness by sending kind wishes to others, and draw pictures of those you both love and care for (such as family members, friends, or pets).
Ensuring that what we say is truthful, helpful, inspiring, necessary, and kind takes practice! In this social emotional learning activity, your child will set a goal for themselves to THINK before they speak.
In this activity, you and your child will practice taking a movement or calming break during homework or when feeling tired. Then, your child will write about and draw what the experience was like for them.
In this activity, your child will have an opportunity to discuss what they like about themselves, and they will design a digital or physical poster that displays their talents, what they like, and images that describe themselves.
Understanding emotions can be a helpful tool for self-regulation. In this social emotional learning activity, your child will practice identifying different emotions and explore how they connect with various gestures and facial expressions.
In this activity, your child will learn how slowing down and using mindfulness can help us be more aware of others' needs. They will also draw a picture of a time when they made a healthy and helpful choice.
In this activity, your child will be given images that portray different perspectives or emotions. Your child will practice empathy by coloring and drawing what each person may have been thinking or feeling.
In this activity, your child will consider the meaning of "culture" and what comprises their family's culture. They will draw pictures of aspects of their family's culture, then choose an aspect of it to explore further.