All Relaxation Activities

Becoming the Little Engine That Could: VRVRoom To Accomplishment

This week I will be reading the classic, The Little Engine That Could, with the children in my groups at school.  In this classic edition retold by Watty Piper, the author states, “She was a happy little train for she had such a jolly load to carry.  Her cars were filled full of good things …

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Treehouse Relaxation Script

This relaxation script is related to finding a peaceful place.  Activities that support children finding a peaceful place help them to feel safe and re-establish feelings of tranquility when they are experiencing challenging emotions.  Next time your child is experiencing stress, worry, tension or other unwanted emotion, read this relaxation script to help him to …

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Snake Hiss: Deep Breathing Practice

Snake Hiss I like to practice breathing like a snake with students at school.  To begin, I ask them what kind of snake they would like to be for the day.  I get all kinds of fun answers like cobras, pythons, boa constrictors, and rattlers.  The other day, one student was a Pueblan Milk Snake.  …

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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 posted here over the years.  My vision is to turn many of these blog posts …

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Spider-Man: Practicing Mindfulness and Increasing Focus

Here’s a Spider-Man Script for you to try out with your children or students to practice mindfulness and increase focus. You can also incorporate this into your childs play therapy. Materials Needed:  Bell, Flower, Small Food Item (such as a berry, piece of cereal, or raisin) One of Spider-­‐Man’s super powers was the ability to …

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