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All Relaxation Activities

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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Balancing Stones

When my daughters and I traveled to the Northern coast of Scotland last summer, we visited the enchanting village of Findhorn. ¬†Findhorn is an Ecovillage that became famous in the 1970’s when founders, Eileen and Peter Caddy with Dorothy McClean, … Continue reading

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One-Minute Relaxer: Icicle/Puddle Game

One minute relaxers are relaxation techniques that can be completed in one minute or less. During busy times it is even more important than usual that relaxation techniques be easy to implement, quick to complete, and engaging for kids.¬† ¬†It‚Äôs … 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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Book of Dreams: Visualizing my day, month or year

¬†Book of Dreams There’s this song called Book of Dreams by the band Milkshake that animates my imagination each time I listen. In fact, it’s been a stable in my daughters’ lives while they have been growing up so much … Continue reading

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Relaxation Collage

Create a relaxation collage with your child. ¬†I like to explain that just looking at serene, tranquil pictures can calm our bodies and minds. ¬†There’s even research out there that shows that just by looking upon tranquil scenes or even … Continue reading

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My Calm Colors Palette

Did you know that by simply gazing upon a calming color, it can produce a calming effect on the body and mind? ¬†When I was in Undergraduate school I worked in an engineering library that was colorscaped, as they called … Continue reading

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Blast Off into Relaxation!

    We are having fun this week with outer space relaxation! ¬†Just looking at pictures from outer space elicits a feeling of calm and serenity within me, so I am sharing this experience with my students. ¬†Here are some … 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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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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