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29 Craft Ideas for Kids to do with Parents

Are you looking for fun and easy craft ideas for kids? Don’t worry! We have 29 most popular craft ideas for them. Your kids will love creating these cute and easy crafts. Besides that, the supplies you need to make the crafts are definitely simple too. Whether you use recycled materials, cardboard, printable cards, or …

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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. If you like, spending some time playing games on sites such as is a great stress-reliever and it can promote relaxation. During busy times it is even more important than usual that relaxation techniques be easy to implement, quick …

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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 how their brains work. Within the school I work, every grade is using the In-Focus …

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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, parked their RV in the dunes and began to transform piles of sand into thriving …

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The Mindful Pencil: Classroom One-Minute Relaxer

Here’s a quick one-minute relaxer that you can do in your classroom.  Invite students to grab a pencil.  While holding the pencil horizontally between their palms, slowly begin to breathe in and out while mindfully rolling the pencil up and down between their palms.  Breathe in, roll up to the fingertips.  Breathe out, roll down …

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My Calm Colors Palette

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 it, with special colors in mind to support the natural rhythms of light within the …

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Blast Off into Relaxation!

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 discussion ideas and activities for you to try out in your relaxation practice with your child or …

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