Instructional Video

Supporting Emotional Wellbeing in Children: Calming Your Mind

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Follow along with a quick video to learn the skill, Mindfulness 5-4-3-2-1. Young learners practice mindfulness to focus on themselves and their surroundings and calm their nerves. A narrator takes viewers through each step.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Print the included PDFs to display steps for mindfulness
  • Practice mindfulness as a class every day; when kids enter the room in the morning or after lunch
Classroom Considerations
  • The fourth video in a series of six about mindfulness
  • The pretend newscast may trigger emotions in your class
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
  • Encourages pupils to practice mindfulness every day 
  • Includes engaging graphics that appear like a comic book
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