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Why do we need mindfulness?

Mindfulness helps us focus better on our thoughts and think more clearly. It can help us to relax, reduce stress and be calm.

What is mindfulness?

Mindfulness is a mental practice that involves being fully present and engaged in the moment without any distractions.

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Visit GoNoodle to view lots of videos and games to get children moving.
Enable children and young people to focus on learning and give them tools to cope with challenges throughout their lives.
This calming deep breathing technique is suitable for children aged 5-11. It may take a lot of practise to get right, but it is well worth the effort!
This is a two-week calendar with daily mindfulness activity suggestions. You can run these activities whenever you like, for example at the start of lessons, or after playtime, to help ground and relax the children.
Wind down and relax with a special exercise and resources.
Tools to look after your mental health.
Take a trip and look at a fascinating world of health for kids. This website covers important features of a child’s health and development, including healthy minds, healthy bodies, health issues and where to get professional help and support.
Mindful Colouring – Free Mandala colouring book.
Fun curriculum-linked resources to inspire children to get moving for mental health and wellbeing. There is a range of upbeat movement and calming activities for kids. Suitable for KS1 and EYFS. There is also a section for families to try together too!
Magic Book Relaxation!

Just close your eyes and listen without trying to force yourself to relax.

If your mind wanders, gently bring yourself back to focus on the words.

Feeling Your Feelings!

So what are feelings and why is feeling your feelings important? Watch the video to find out more!

Tension Release Exercise!

Try it someplace quiet or at home. Try the Melting Exercise below when your feeling scared, worried or angry!
Breathing Exercise

Taking a few deep breaths can help to relax your body and mind. This is a simple breathing exercise that you can do anywhere.
Yoga can help children feel less stressed and anxious. Try these simple yoga excesses in school or at home!
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