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Mindful Me: Mindfulness in the Early Years' Routines

  • May 19, 2021
  • May 26, 2021
  • 2 sessions
  • May 19, 2021, 6:30 PM 8:00 PM (PDT)
  • May 26, 2021, 6:30 PM 8:00 PM (PDT)
  • online webinar

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PNMA hosts a 2 Session workshop on practical applications of mindfulness in our classrooms.  Set aside a couple evenings in May to gain strategies and useful props for keeping our children aware and bringing a positive shared experience from our workshop to your classrooms.  Share your classroom ideas in the second session.

We expect to record 3 Merit Credits for this event.

MINDFUL ME  

Shareen M.Ratnani


Passionate Educator – Speaker- Parenting Coach- Trainer

 Icebreakers and activities  

 Theory / Application of Mindfulness 

 Prop-making ideas 

 Implementation in the classroom  

 Practical strategies to use / involve parents  

 Group discussions and sharing

SESSION 1: INTRODUCTION TO MINDFULNESS IN THE EARLY YEARS ROUTINE  

1. Introduction:  What is mindfulness?

2. The social emotional benefits of mindfulness / Links with the CASEL framework  

3. Practical activities and techniques for educators and parents / Using breath, the senses, imagery, movement

4. Benefits of mindfulness for children / decision making, emotional regulation, attention

SESSION 2: USING DIFFERENT PROPS IN THE CLASS AND HOME / TRANSFERRING MINDFULNESS INTO ROUTINES

1. Integrating mindfulness in the class routines / bringing them home  

2. How to set up calming corners in the class and home  

3. Teacher’s Toolbox of Mindfulness PROPS / sharing your own activity for session two

4. Acknowledging mindfulness and virtues in children

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