Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes can be for us too! Take a moment for yourself and reconnect.
Mindful Body Flow
Many of the fundamental things we know like walking, talking, interacting with each other we learn through a call and response atmosphere. Meaning, we hear our families talk to us and that is how we learn to speak. We watch how people walk around us and one day we try it ourselves. What happens w...
This is Starfish Breath. It is used to help children with emotional regulation by providing both tactile and visual feedback. This deep breathing exercise can help children who feel worried or anxious. Sometimes it is called “Five Finger Tracing Breath” or “Stop Sign Breath.” Put one hand up in t...
Change at this age is so apparent and we are here to celebrate that change! It can be challenging to navigate day to day when so many things are still new and they are all participating in the development of their personalities. Using the chrysalis as a parallel for our young friends’ own change ...
Think you can win a staring contest against an elephant? What about a gorilla, a cheetah, a fox, or an alligator? What about all them―AND a bunch of their other animal friends―at the same time? You're about to find out! Whatever you do DON'T BLINK! Readers will enjoy testing their own staring ski...
Drawing to Music
This exercise practices active listening and connecting our senses to our feelings. Think about how the music makes you feel. Does it make you want to draw slowly or quickly? Does it make you want to use specific colors? Bright ones, Dark ones? What kind of shapes are you thinking of? Does it mak...
Rub Your Hands
This song can help build mind and body awareness in our young friends. Sing along as we feel the energy in our palms, work on our spinal alignment, focus on our breath and use the vibration of "OM'' build the strength of our voices. This is a great activity to refocus and shift gears.