Fun Mindfulness Activities

to use in your classroom

Meditation has been shown to help people stress less, focus more and even sleep better. Headspace is meditation made simple, it will teach you the life-changing skills of meditation and mindfulness in just a few minutes a day.

Mindfulness can add to the quality of our lives in numerous ways, from nurturing a sense of inner peace to improving the quality of a workout, from enhancing self-confidence to facilitating deeper and more meaningful relationships with others.

In children specifically, mindfulness has been found to:

  • mitigate the effects of bullying

  • enhance focus in children with ADHD

  • reduce attention problems

  • improving mental health and wellbeing

  • improve social skills when well taught and practiced in children and adolescents.

It’s important for caregivers and educators to provide age-appropriate mindfulness practices for children.

Fostering mindfulness through small tools such as pictures, objects, food, simple movements, and music for preschoolers can help them develop an ability focus attention at a great level