Mindfulness Activities - 35 Exercises - Calming Emotional Regulation Strategies

SKU: 11499329
Mindfulness Activities - 35 Exercises - Calming Emotional Regulation Strategies
Mindfulness Activities - 35 Exercises - Calming Emotional Regulation Strategies
Mindfulness Activities - 35 Exercises - Calming Emotional Regulation Strategies
Mindfulness Activities - 35 Exercises - Calming Emotional Regulation Strategies

Mindfulness Activities - 35 Exercises - Calming Emotional Regulation Strategies

SKU: 11499329

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  • File Type: Zip, PDF, and Google Slides
  • Pages: 50+
  • Made for: Small Groups, The Classroom, Individual Counseling, and Behavior Supports
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Unlock the calming power of mindfulness activities with this comprehensive and engaging set of 35 no-prep exercises! This carefully curated collection of calming strategies promotes emotional regulation, focus, and self-awareness.

Simple and easy to use, they require minimal prep, allowing you to add mindfulness activities to your daily routine without the planning.

These exercises encompass four essential practices: deep breathing exercises, guided imagery, progressive muscle relaxation, and grounding.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • 35 mindfulness exercises using deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, guided imagery, and grounding techniques
  • One-page script for each exercise
  • Google Slides for display
  • Student worksheets with reflection questions and rating scales
  • Abbreviated card format for breathing and muscle relaxation exercises

Here's a glimpse into this set of mindfulness activities:

  • Mindful Breathing: Introduce the concept of mindful breathing through simple yet effective exercises like the 3-4-6 Breathing and Rainbow Breathing.
  • Guided Imagery: Engage students in guided visualizations to enhance focus and relaxation, such as The Wise Old Tree and "The Blanket Fort.
  • Progressive Muscle Relaxation: Teaching students to release tension in their bodies through exercises like Robot-Doll and Lemon Squeeze.
  • Body Scans: Guide students through gentle body scans to promote awareness of physical sensations.
  • Mindful Listening: Foster active listening and concentration with activities such as Sound Detectives and Rain Sounds
  • Gratitude Practices: Nurture a positive mindset by encouraging students to reflect on moments of gratitude.

Incorporating these mindfulness activities into your classroom will create a nurturing and supportive environment where students can thrive emotionally and academically. 

WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT

  • Ready-to-use materials: Scripts, visuals, and student worksheets are included for each exercise so you can quickly introduce essential mindfulness techniques to your students.
  • Tailor to your students' needs: There is a wide mix of research-based techniques and exercises you can use to customize mindfulness practices with your students.
  • Foster student focus, reduce anxiety, and build resilience: These exercises have been shown to improve students' focus, reduce anxiety, and build resilience.

WHEN TO USE

  • Transitions: These exercises help students shift focus between activities or classes.
  • Before Tests or Challenging Tasks: Help students manage anxiety and promote focus before tests or challenging tasks.
  • Response to Difficult Emotions: Create a "calm down corner" in your classroom or office where students can practice these exercises to manage anger, frustration, and other challenging emotions.
  • Focused Starts: Lead short mindfulness exercises at the beginning of class or sessions.
  • School-Wide Initiatives: Introduce themes around mindfulness during morning announcements or assemblies.

 

IMPORTANT DETAILS

Grade levels: 2nd and up

Formats: Printable scripts, cards, and Worksheets - Google Slides for display

Group size: Individual, small group, or whole class

SEL Standards: Demonstrates management of emotions and behavior through coping skills such as calming down, walking away, and seeking help

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Questions?

Q: What is the recommended grade levels for these exercises?

These exercises are best for students in grades 2 to 8.

Q: Do I need any special training to use these?

No, these exercises are easy to follow and do not require any special training.

 

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