Mindfulness Brain Breaks Task Cards for Calm & Relaxation Activities

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Description

Help kids and young adults practice mindfulness to help promote happiness, attention, emotional control, and self-regulation skills. Mindfulness brain breaks can help kids regain focus, inner calm, happiness, and promote a positive classroom climate. Cards include 24 unique guided activities in both color and black/white for easy printing.

Mindfulness means being present in the moment with your thoughts and feelings without making judgments. It is being aware of what is happening but not being overwhelmed. The mindfulness techniques in these task cards include visualization, deep breathing, walking meditation, mindful listening, and more.

Digital Version

A digital version for Google Slides is included, making it easy to practice mindful brain breaks by projecting your computer or teaching virtually.

Why Teach Mindfulness

Research has shown many positive outcomes when you practice mindfulness. People of all ages and abilities can practice. It is a great strategy for kids struggling with depression, anxiety, anger, lack of attention, or other behavioral concerns. Mindfulness brain breaks can also be helpful to calm a crazy class after lunch or recess or refocus kids before a big test.

How to Use

These activities would be an asset to special education teachers, support professionals, and even regular education teachers who are working to improve the thinking skills of their students. People of all ages and abilities can practice mindfulness. Best of all, it can be done anywhere and anytime.

How to Use

Here are just some examples of how you could use these task cards:

• Beginning of a morning meeting

• After lunch or recess to help bring the class back together

• Before high-stakes testing to help focus and calm the mind

• In small groups to promote relaxation

• In between class transitions to provide a mental break

• At the beginning of a resource class to start with a positive focus

• Let partners or small groups practice before a test or quiz

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Disclaimer: These resources are for supplementary support/education purposes and are not a replacement for education or other necessary supports. Educators, parents, and others who utilize these materials are encouraged to seek out additional support, as needed.

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