Mood Unit

Teaching Kids About Mindfulness

Empower kids to be mindful by teaching them to pause and focus on the present moment. 

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Introduction

This unit helps a child to understand and practice mindfulness. To practice mindfulness is to purposefully pay attention to your breathing, feelings, senses, or actions in the present moment. When a child is mindful, they increase their ability to regulate emotions, manage stress, and self-motivate.


Lesson 1: What it Means to Be Mindful

Help kids learn what it means to be mindful by guiding them to pause and focus on the present moment.

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Lesson 2: Why Mindfulness is Good for Kids

Kids will learn that being mindful will help them to notice their feelings and emotions, which in-turn, helps them to manage stress, control impulses, and motivate themselves to make healthy choices.

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Lesson 3: Using Your Senses to be Mindful

 Teach kids how they can use their senses as a way to be mindful when they pause and focus on the present moment.

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Lesson 4: How to Be Mindful at School

Teach kids ways they can practice mindfulness at school.

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Lesson 5: How to Be Mindful at Home

Teach kids to be mindful at home.

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Introduction


Lesson 1: What it Means to Be Mindful

Help kids learn what it means to be mindful by guiding them to pause and focus on the present moment.

Go to Lesson

Lesson 2: Why Mindfulness is Good for Kids

Kids will learn that being mindful will help them to notice their feelings and emotions, which in-turn, helps them to manage stress, control impulses, and motivate themselves to make healthy choices.

Go to Lesson

Lesson 3: Using Your Senses to be Mindful

Teach kids how they can use their senses as a way to be mindful when they pause and focus on the present moment.

Go to Lesson

Lesson 4: How to Be Mindful at School

Teach kids ways they can practice mindfulness at school.

Go to Lesson

Lesson 5: How to Be Mindful at Home

Teach kids to be mindful at home.

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