Each week during dinner time, we hold a mindfulness club. The club is held in two different classrooms and is split into key stage 1 and key stage 2.
We think it is important that children learn how to listen to and be aware of their minds and this club provides children with the opportunity to do this. It also gives children the chance to have some quiet, relaxing time and to talk about their feelings and worries.
At mindfulness club, we do many activities such as yoga, guided meditations and mindfulness colouring. Children are given the opportunity to share and contribute their ideas as to what they want to do at the club and what activities they feel will help them to become more mindful.
After this club has taken place, children leave feeling more relaxed and mindful about all they have to be thankful for.
Below are the links to some guided meditations which you can have a go at whilst you are at home. Find a quiet, relaxing place and get yourself in a comfy position.
Mindful colouring, as with meditation and art therapy, can provide numerous benefits for all ages. Along with providing a much-needed break and the chance to relax and refocus it can:
Children love the mindfulness colouring we do at the club. Below are the links to some mindfulness colouring pages which children can complete at home.