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My practical and creative resources are designed to help children access mindfulness and improve wellbeing. Setting children up for a successful present and future. Over the past 20+ years I have taught in 5 different countries, within the IB and British National Curriculum. My experience comes from personal growth along with a range of courses: MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction); ‘Mindfulness Matter’; ‘PawsB’; certificate in positive psychology.

My practical and creative resources are designed to help children access mindfulness and improve wellbeing. Setting children up for a successful present and future. Over the past 20+ years I have taught in 5 different countries, within the IB and British National Curriculum. My experience comes from personal growth along with a range of courses: MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction); ‘Mindfulness Matter’; ‘PawsB’; certificate in positive psychology.
Emotions bundle: Primary Mindfulness and Wellbeing through real stories.
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Emotions bundle: Primary Mindfulness and Wellbeing through real stories.

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These three pdf resources, for primary students, use real stories as a springboard into lessons about emotions, worry and anger. Wellbeing activities and a Mindful moment are included to help you deliver a practical lesson. Please choose from the ideas I have described or use them all. Additionally, include other stories that highlight the same theme, to enrich your teaching. You will not find a set of photocopiable sheets within this resource; instead, use the activities I have designed with regular classroom resources.
Emotions: Primary Mindfulness and Wellbeing through real stories.
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Emotions: Primary Mindfulness and Wellbeing through real stories.

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This 1-page pdf resource, for primary students, uses a real story as a springboard into lessons about ‘emotions’. You will find a short paragraph about the theme, thought-provoking questions, four activities and a Mindful moment script, which can be done within 5 minutes. The story is online, and the activities require regular classroom resources and collage materials.
Coronavirus support: Wellbeing through Mindfulness tasks
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Coronavirus support: Wellbeing through Mindfulness tasks

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Glitter Jars is one of several videos I have created to support students at home: as they take on the challenges of distance learning, they will need help to keep anxiety levels down. My videos are simple and effective Mindfulness tasks for everyone: involving focus; observation; thinking about thoughts; using senses and breathing. Share this video with your students, to encourage them to maintain their wellbeing during this uncertain time. Use them as mindful moments, brain breaks or transition tasks. In this video, I discuss how to make glitter jars and how they can be used to take be mindful. I have also included a mindful glitter jar moment at the end of the video.
Friendship: Primary Mindfulness and Wellbeing through real stories
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Friendship: Primary Mindfulness and Wellbeing through real stories

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This 3-page pdf resource, for primary students, uses a real story as a springboard into lessons about ‘friendship’. It is aimed at older primary ages but is adaptable for younger students. You will find a paragraph about the theme; story-based and general questions; 3 activities and a set of 3 mindful tasks, related to friendship bracelets. The story is online and the activities, apart from a ball/s of string, require only the essential classroom resources.
Kindness: Primary Mindfulness and Wellbeing through real stories.
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Kindness: Primary Mindfulness and Wellbeing through real stories.

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This 2-page pdf resource, for primary students, uses a real story as a springboard into lessons about ‘kindness’. You will find a short paragraph about the theme, thought-provoking questions, four activities and a loving-kindness style mindful moment. The mindful moment will take a good 5 minutes and is for students who have successfully experienced mindful practices already. The story is online, and the activities require regular classroom resources along with a class set cups.
Judgement: Primary Mindfulness and Wellbeing through real stories.
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Judgement: Primary Mindfulness and Wellbeing through real stories.

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This 5-page pdf resource, for primary students, uses a real story as a springboard into lessons about ‘judgement’. You will find a paragraph about the theme, key questions & discussion outcomes and three activities which include a short Mindful moment script. The story is online, and the activities require only essential classroom resources.
How we treat each other bundle: Primary Mindfulness and Wellbeing through real stories.
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How we treat each other bundle: Primary Mindfulness and Wellbeing through real stories.

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These three pdf resources, for primary students, use real stories as a springboard into lessons about kindness, friendship and judgement. Wellbeing activities and Mindful moments are included to help you deliver practical lessons. Choose from the ideas I have described, or use them all, and adapt where necessary to your class. Additionally, include other stories that highlight the same theme, to enrich your teaching. You will not find a set of photocopiable sheets within this resource; instead, use the activities I have designed with regular classroom resources.
Self-regulation strategies for primary students
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Self-regulation strategies for primary students

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This 7-page pdf resource, for primary students, uses a real story as a springboard to teach self-regulation strategies. You will find a paragraph about the theme; discussion questions with related activities; 24 self-regulation strategies with descriptors and relevant mindfulness links. A range of resources is mentioned, which support the strategies, e.g. music, glitter jars and crafts.
Worry: Primary Mindfulness and Wellbeing through real stories.
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Worry: Primary Mindfulness and Wellbeing through real stories.

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This pdf resource, for primary students, uses a real story as a springboard into lessons about ‘worry’. Wellbeing activities and a Mindful moment are included to help you deliver a practical lesson. Please choose from the ideas I have described or use them all. Additionally, include other stories that highlight the same theme, to enrich your teaching. You will not find a set of photocopiable sheets within this resource; instead, use the activities I have designed with regular classroom resources.
Anger: Primary Mindfulness and Wellbeing through real stories.
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Anger: Primary Mindfulness and Wellbeing through real stories.

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This 2-page pdf resource, for primary students, uses a real story as a springboard into lessons about ‘anger’. You will find a short paragraph about the theme, thought-provoking questions, four activities and a Mindful moment script, which can be done within 5 minutes. The story is online, and the activities require a range of everyday objects and essential classroom resources.
Coronavirus support: Wellbeing through Mindfulness tasks
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Coronavirus support: Wellbeing through Mindfulness tasks

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‘Hand breathing’ is one of several videos I have created to support students at home: as they take on the challenges of distance learning, they will need help to keep anxiety levels down. My videos are simple and effective Mindfulness tasks for everyone: involving focus; observation; thinking about thoughts; using senses and breathing. Share this video with your students, to encourage them to maintain their wellbeing during this uncertain time. Use it as a mindful moment, brain break or transition task. You always have your breath with you, so it’s a great tool to help you be mindful. Tracing around your hand can help you to take five even and full breaths. In this video, I show you how.
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Coronavirus support: Wellbeing through Mindfulness tasks

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‘Kim’s Game’ is one of several videos I have created to support students at home: as they take on the challenges of distance learning, they will need help to keep anxiety levels down. My videos are simple and effective Mindfulness tasks for everyone: involving focus; observation; thinking about thoughts; using senses and breathing. Share this video with your students, to encourage them to maintain their wellbeing during this uncertain time. Use it as a mindful moment, brain break or transition task. This task is about training your brain muscle to be mindfully focussed, using a well known game called Kim’s game. In it you will need to work out the missing object. Remember to be mindful of how it feels in your mind and body to focus.
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Coronavirus support: Wellbeing through Mindfulness tasks

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‘Find something new’ is one of several videos I have created to support students at home: as they take on the challenges of distance learning, they will need help to keep anxiety levels down. My videos are simple and effective Mindfulness tasks for everyone: involving focus; observation; thinking about thoughts; using senses and breathing. Share this video with your students, to encourage them to maintain their wellbeing during this uncertain time. Use it as a mindful moment, brain break or transition task. In this video, I invite you to look carefully around a room in your home and find something you haven’t noticed before.
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Coronavirus support: Wellbeing through Mindfulness tasks

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‘Taking time to eat’ is one of several videos I have created to support students at home: as they take on the challenges of distance learning, they will need help to keep anxiety levels down. My videos are simple and effective Mindfulness tasks for everyone: involving focus; observation; thinking about thoughts; using senses and breathing. Share this video with your students, to encourage them to maintain their wellbeing during this uncertain time. Use it as a mindful moment, brain break or transition task. In this video you will learn to eat mindfully. You will learn to appreciate your food, be thankful to the person who made it and use your senses to take notice of what you are eating.
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Coronavirus support: Wellbeing through Mindfulness tasks

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‘Heartbeat’ is one of several videos I have created to support students at home: as they take on the challenges of distance learning, they will need help to keep anxiety levels down. My videos are simple and effective Mindfulness tasks for everyone: involving focus; observation; thinking about thoughts; using senses and breathing. Share this video with your students, to encourage them to maintain their wellbeing during this uncertain time. Use it as a mindful moment, brain break or transition task. In this video I encourage you to do some exercise to get your heartbeat racing and then use the heartbeat as a focus for Mindfulness. Enjoy!
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Coronavirus support: Wellbeing through Mindfulness tasks

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‘Everyday task’ is one of several videos I have created to support students at home: as they take on the challenges of distance learning, they will need help to keep anxiety levels down. My videos are simple and effective Mindfulness tasks for everyone: involving focus; observation; thinking about thoughts; using senses and breathing. Share this video with your students, to encourage them to maintain their wellbeing during this uncertain time. Use it as a mindful moment, brain break or transition task. Here I explain how you can use simple everyday tasks to help you practice Mindfulness.
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Coronavirus support: Wellbeing through Mindfulness tasks

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‘A well-known journey’ is one of several videos I have created to support students at home: as they take on the challenges of distance learning, they will need help to keep anxiety levels down. My videos are simple and effective Mindfulness tasks for everyone: involving focus; observation; thinking about thoughts; using senses and breathing. Share this video with your students, to encourage them to maintain their wellbeing during this uncertain time. Use it as a mindful moment, brain break or transition task. We take many routine journeys each day and week. When something becomes routine it means that we can do it without thinking so much about it. That also means we stop noticing things around us because they don’t seem new anymore. In this video I want to encourage you to take a well known journey and see if you can spot something new about it.
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Coronavirus support: Wellbeing through Mindfulness tasks

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‘Dot to dot’ is one of several videos I have created to support students at home: as they take on the challenges of distance learning, they will need help to keep anxiety levels down. My videos are simple and effective Mindfulness tasks for everyone: involving focus; observation; thinking about thoughts; using senses and breathing. Share this video with your students, to encourage them to maintain their wellbeing during this uncertain time. Use it as a mindful moment, brain break or transition task. Often when you do Mindfulness you are asked to focus only on your breath. It sounds simple but it’s actually quite a challenging thing to do. I’m going to show you a way that might make it a bit easier.
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Coronavirus support: Wellbeing through Mindfulness tasks

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‘What’s that sound?’ is one of several videos I have created to support students at home: as they take on the challenges of distance learning, they will need help to keep anxiety levels down. My videos are simple and effective Mindfulness tasks for everyone: involving focus; observation; thinking about thoughts; using senses and breathing. Share this video with your students, to encourage them to maintain their wellbeing during this uncertain time. Use it as a mindful moment, brain break or transition task. In this video, you will use your sense of hearing to work out common sounds. You will need to be mindful so that you can focus on only one thing: listening.