Today you will practice focusing all of your attention on your body. Learning to focus on one thing can help you strength your ability to calm and settle the Hubbub - let’s find out how! 1. ▶️ Click play on the Mind Yeti audio session. Follow along with the guided instructions. 2. 🤔 Think: what is it like to get into your Yeti Body? How does it feel to pay attention to your breath? What did you notice as you had to focus on your body? What did you feel in your body? 3. Click the add button. 4. Click the video to record yourself getting into your Yeti Body. Talk about all the things you are noticing as you sit there. Do you feel the chair 🛋, the fabric 👖, your fingers touching one another 🤲🏼? Share how you feel when you practice focusing on your body and your breath. 5. Click the green check to add to your journal. 👍 Today, see if you can practice focusing on your body and watch how the Hubbub clears away! 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