Mental Health

The I Need Box Is A Behavior Management Hack To Improve Emotional Wellbeing
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The I Need Box is a Behavior Management Hack to Improve Emotional Wellbeing

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger Email Has COVID taken a toll on your student’s wellbeing? Show them that you understand and support them by giving them an easy way to share their worries, concerns, and needs.Julia Brown is a middle school teacher in Texas who had a simple but clever idea to help…

3 Ways To Use Morning Meetings To Improve Wellbeing & Behavior
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3 Ways to Use Morning Meetings to Improve Wellbeing & Behavior

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailDaily morning meetings are fabulous for helping kids who are feeling anxious or isolated due to lengthy lockdowns and changes to their routine. As we settle into a new way of life with COVID-19, some students have gone back to school but for those who are still distance…

How To Use Positive Affirmations For Kids For Better Wellbeing
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How to Use Positive Affirmations for Kids for Better Wellbeing

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailYou may not think that daily mantras can make much of a difference but using positive affirmations for children can be life-changing!You can help improve emotional wellbeing by using daily affirmations for kids to teach them how to have a positive mindset and attitude. Positive thinking quotes are…

6 Ways To Use Movement For Social And Emotional Development During Covid-19
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6 Ways to Use Movement for Social and Emotional Development During Covid-19

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger Email Humans are social beings. We are designed to live amongst communities and socialise with other humans on a daily basis. Social isolation has been protecting our physical health from contracting the Coronavirus. However, having to isolate is having a great impact on our social health, emotional health,…

Free Mindfulness Meditation Activities & Apps For Kids With Anxiety
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Free Mindfulness Meditation Activities & Apps for Kids with Anxiety

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailDuring this worrying time of COVID-19 with isolation and distance learning, some children are feeling scared and may even experience some anxiety. Being in Melbourne, with a very strict lockdown, kids have been learning from home for many months. This has caused a lot of worry and confusion…

Crumpled Paper Or Wrinkled Heart Activity To Stop Bullying
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Crumpled Paper or Wrinkled Heart Activity to Stop Bullying

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailThe wrinkled heart bullying activity for kids (crumpled paper activity) is a powerful lesson every child needs to participate in to understand the lasting effects of bullying.This simple activity is a valuable friendship lesson that shows students how difficult a wrinkled heart is to mend!Who could imagine that…

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An experimental program connecting the older and younger generation

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailA heartwarming experimental program offering hope!In May 2019, Australia’s first co-built educational and aged-care facility was opened in Morphett Vale, South Australia.The Montessori middle school has three classrooms to accommodate around 60 students on the grounds of Kalyra Woodcroft aged care facility in Adelaide. Continue Reading

Snowball Toss Activity – Teach Students How To Relieve Stress
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Snowball Toss Activity – Teach Students How to Relieve Stress

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailTake a 60-second brain break to relieve stress and anxietyIt can be difficult to get students, especially those in higher grades, to open up but we know how critical it is for wellbeing to be able to manage and release emotions. This is a fun way of encouraging…

5 Weekend Activities To Keep Your Kids Learning, Engaged, And Having Fun
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5 Weekend Activities to Keep Your Kids Learning, Engaged, and Having Fun

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailAs a child, the arrival of the weekend meant playing make-believe and romping around outside with the stipulation that you had to come in once it started getting dark. Things are a lot different now. Kids enjoy video games, YouTube videos, and watching movies, but that doesn’t leave…

11 Impressive Benefits Of Mindful Coloring Pages For Kids And Adults
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11 Impressive Benefits of Mindful Coloring Pages for Kids and Adults

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailMost children enjoy getting creative with pencils and crayons. But did you know there are impressive reasons beyond fun to encourage the use of mindful colouring pages for kids and adults?The significant benefits of mindful colouring pages are now being realized for all age groups as it takes its…

Classroom Friendship Activity – Build ’Em Up Hot Seat
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Classroom Friendship Activity – Build ’em Up Hot Seat

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailKids who sit in the Hot Seat feel a boost in self-esteem and a real sense of belonging!This is a powerful friendship activity to use in the classroom any time a student is in need of some extra love and care or as a focus activity during International…

The Therapeutic Powers Of Music For Positive Mental Health
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The Therapeutic Powers of Music for Positive Mental Health

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Reddit Facebook Messenger EmailArt and music have been used for years in various forms of therapy due to their healing powers, but many people don’t understand how big a part they can play in boosting mental health and overall well-being. Not only do they promote wellness by giving an individual an…