Help kids learn what it means to be mindful by guiding them to pause and focus on the present moment.
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Listen CloselyAsk students if they noticed any new sounds during the listening activity? Then begin the slideshow, and ask them to reflect on their day, focusing on their breakfast and their travel to school.
Explain that mindful moments are when you pause and focus on the present moment. When you pause and focus on what you are tasting or what you see on the way to school, you are being mindful. When you are mindful, you notice many things, like your breathing, how you feel, and what you see, smell, hear, taste, and touch.
Check for Understanding: What is a mindful moment?
Look CloselyPractice being mindful with your students by having them choose an object near them and pay attention to how it looks and feels.
Time: 20 Minutes