Mind and Movement
Let’s be mindful and move! Educators help students learn techniques to feel good inside and out.
FEEL YOUR BEST SELF BY HELPING OTHERS
Helping others can help you feel your best self. Puppet friends model how to lend a hand with putting away groceries and completing a puzzle.
FEEL YOUR BEST SELF BY MANAGING BIG EMOTIONS
Managing big emotions can help you feel your best self. Puppet friends model how to do that.
LEARNING NEW THINGS
Brenda Salazar introduces Spanish vocabulary as she discusses the joys and challenges of learning new things. She explores how the Spanish and English alphabets are similar. Then she talks about exercising our brains and the feelings that come along with learning something new.
USING SENSES TO PRACTICE MINDFULNESS
Brenda Salazar introduces Spanish words for the five senses while using her senses to practice mindfulness. She feels the texture of objects, listens to surrounding noises, imagines the smell of different environments and the tastes of different foods, and watches birds.
ALL ABOUT YOU
As she introduces Spanish vocabulary, Brenda Salazar explains why items from her home represent her and make her unique. She encourages youngsters to contemplate what makes them unique, too.
MOVE-TO-IMPROVE: SHOW HOW MANY
Mary Greenan’s lesson combines math and movement.
MOVE-TO-IMPROVE YES or NO
Lori Ann Guevin asks students to answer yes or no questions using physical movements.
MAGICAL FAIRY EXERCISE
Jacqueline Raymond from the Community-Word Project leads a magical fairy exercise.
MOVE-TO-IMPROVE: PACE YOURSELF
Chris Semelrath prompts students to combine movement with naming animals that live in different places.
MOVE -TO-IMPROVE: PACE OR RACE
Luke Hollis explores speed and intensity with verbal prompts and simple movements.
Katie Cunningham helps students practice power poses to increase confidence.
Morgan Donegan leads students on an imaginary nature walk involving yoga poses.