Gratitude is noticing the good things in your life and saying thank you for those things. ❤️ Saying thank you can help you be in a better mood and settle the Hubbub around you. Let’s listen to how having gratitude makes you more connected to the world. 🌍 1. ▶️ Click play on the Mind Yeti audio session. Follow along with the guided instructions. 2. 💭 Think: What were some of the special things, big and small, that made you happy this week? How did your mood change as you thought of these things you were grateful for? 3. Click Add Response. 4. Use the drawing tool to draw what makes you happy. These can be things that made you happy this week or things that you love that bring you joy every time you see them or play with them. 5. Click the mic to tell all about your drawing or collage. Share about each one of the special things that make you happy and can show gratitude for each day. 7. Click the green check to add to your journal. 👍🏾 Choose one thing each day to think about and show gratitude for. Family Why: Mindfulness helps children manage stress and work through it more quickly. Mindfulness practice—even a few minutes a day has health benefits. Research suggests that mindfulness can increase one’s ability to focus, calm down and connect positively with others.
This activity guides students in practicing mindfulness and gratitude. You can modify this activity based on your student's age and skill. CASEL: Self-Awareness and Self-Management CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K-3.2 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K-3.3 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K-3.6 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.4-5.2 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.4-5.4 In 2016, Committee for Children brought together award-winning creative partners and top experts in mindfulness research to develop Mind Yeti. A research-based tool with guided mindfulness sessions, Mind Yeti helps kids and adults settle the Hubbub and create safer, kinder communities. Learn more and find teacher guides at: www.mindyeti.com