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Deep Breathing

Deep Breathing Board

Deep Breathing Board Create a fun reminder to take a deep breath!¬† Recently while at Hobby Lobby, I came across this wipe off calendar board and thought it would be a fun way to make a Deep Breath Schedule ūüôā … Continue reading

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Stoplight Deep Breath!

Relaxation Practice in the Car! A perfect time to practice deep breathing during your day is to use time in the car! 1. ¬†Prime the mind to relax by focusing on the positive: Invite your child to name 5 things … Continue reading

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Brain Train

Helping kids with executive functioning challenges can take one part instruction, one part practice, one part mindfulness and¬† one part patience.¬† For the instruction part, I have created fun visual aids to support kids with their learning and understanding of … Continue reading

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Snake Break!

Here’s a quick break for all of the kiddos you know that could use a pause and some sensory input to help them balance and calm their minds and bodies. ¬†To introduce this break or for practice, I ask the … Continue reading

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Wheels of….RELAXATION!

This morning in our small group yoga time at school, we practiced relaxation skills using a spinner visual aid. ¬†This visual aid helped students to stay focused on what we were learning and was a great tool to bring attention … Continue reading

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Relaxation Routine: Bunny Snake Elevator!

These three deep breaths work great with young kids at both home and school alike! ¬†Try them out with the children in your life. The Elevator Breath Breathing in raise your arms above your head and say “Elevator Up!” ¬†Breathing … Continue reading

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The Deep Breath Box: Square Breathing

Recently I heard Brene Brown speak on her Rising Strong book tour. ¬†She spoke about her research on resilience and some qualities that people can embody in order to become more resilient in their life. ¬†Her studies showed that resilient … Continue reading

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KidsRelaxation on YouTube! The World Is Your Relaxation Playground

I’m excited to announce that Kids’ Relaxation has a new channel on YouTube! I am going to be sharing videos created from my work with kids and based on various blogs on different relaxation techniques for kids that I have … Continue reading

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Relaxing and Regulating From The Inside Out!

I recently went to see the recent Pixar movie, Inside Out, with my family. ¬†We really enjoyed it. ¬†While some of the science featured has been controversial, I took away key messages that inspired the creation of these relaxation and … Continue reading

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Heart Breath

Here’s a deep breath with a visual aid built right within it! The heart breath gets kids to focus within their heart center while breathing in and out. Heart Breath First, ¬†put your hands on your heart so that you … Continue reading

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