Mindfulness Mini-Activity Calendar
Each week will contain one outdoor activity, one art/writing activity, one breathing/calm down activity, and one physical/music activity. There is also one weekly challenge for the students to complete each week. These are ALL OPTIONAL to promote positive mental/emotional/social/physical health.
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Week 1 (4/6-4/10)
Take a walk in your neighborhood or a park
Draw a picture of your favorite place with detail
Do 5 Bee Breaths (take a deep breath in, then hum like bee when you breathe out)
Listen to classical music. How does it make you feel?
*Weekly Challenge: Think of 3 things you like about yourself and write them down
Week 2 (4/13-417)
Go birdwatching outside. How many different kinds of bird did you see?
Write a kind letter or record a kind message to someone you live with and give it to them
Read your favorite book. Why? How does it make you feel?
Do some yoga/mindful stretching
*Weekly Challenge: Call a friend or family member that you have not seen in a while
Week 3 (4/20-4/24)
Lay outside in the grass and watch the clouds - See any pictures?
Draw a picture of your family
Do 5 Dandelion Breaths (hold an imaginary dandelion, take a deep breath in, and when you breathe out imagine blowing the seeds off of the dandelion)
Listen to ocean wave sounds from a media source. How do you feel? Is there a pattern?
*Weekly Challenge: Have a board game night with your family
Week 4 (4/27-5/1)
Explore outside and start a rock collection
Write and illustrate your own story book
Think of 5 things that make you happy
Dance to your favorite song. How does that make you feel?
*Weekly Challenge: Help your family cook your favorite meal for dinner