This activity can help children build confidence and practice self-love. Together with children, listen and follow Grover’s instructions.
Explore mindfulness practices such as breathing methods and guided imagery that can help yourself, other adults, and children achieve a state of calm awareness and reduce stress, anxiety, and pain.
Follow Big Bird’s instructions and say hello to each part of the body. This activity can be used to help children relax or self-soothe, including during difficult moments.
Listen to Cookie Monster explain how to notice things around us. This activity can help children find grounding and focus.
Practice along with Elmo as he shows the mindfulness strategy of whole body listening. This activity can be used to help children focus and prepare for the day or a new activity.
Take a deep breath with Abby! This activity can help children find calmness and reset.
Promoting simple but effective ways to support one’s own wellness can contribute to the wellness of individuals who work with families, the overall program, and the families served.
Tucker the Turtle is here to help children and families learn simple steps and strategies to work through big feelings like anger. This fun resource will have the whole family thinking like a turtle!
It is important to take care of yourself before meeting the needs of young children. Self-care leads to better interactions at work and at home. Hear from experts about strategies to support your overall well-being.
Flex-M stands for: Flexibility Leads to Excellent Mobility. Use these stretches in team meetings, during a break, at your desk, or in your classroom to improve flexibility and mobility.
Discover the S.O.F.T. relaxation strategy. S.O.F.T. stands for: soften the face; open the heart; float down the shoulders; and take a deep breath. Find three S.O.F.T. strategies to use for a brief relaxation break.