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3-Step Mindfulness for Middle School: Personal Collage

3-Step Mindfulness for Middle School: Personal Collage

There are tremendous benefits when young people engage in making art. Creating art increases emotional awareness, serves as an outlet for self-expression and creativity, and allows us to communicate our experiences, ideas and feelings.


Calm Classroom in the News: Chicago, IL
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Calm Classroom in the News: Juneau, AK

Calm Classroom in the News: Juneau, AK

"Even though much is beyond our control, we can control our breathing. We can offer our bodies, our nervous systems, a path out of chaos, a path to calm, a mindful connection with humanity, even gratitude for being alive, right now, in the present moment."


Mindfulness Meditation Exercises and Techniques for Children

There are several mindfulness meditation exercises that can be implemented within a classroom, providing children with tools and techniques that they can utilize to enhance their mental wellbeing. Whether children could use assistance in harnessing their awareness, increasing mental focus, developing social-emotional skills, or reducing stress and anxiety, mindfulness meditation is a multifunctional practice that all youth can benefit from.