We finished a team building activity and had left over balloons - Students loved concentrating on this for 1min. Meditation Fun
To celebrate International Peace Day we did a full Middle School Meditation. Great team energy generated this day.
I don't have time" ... I would debate with any teacher that we all have time to take 5 minutes out of our day to include a mindful meditation activity.
I personally have found that 5 minute choice meditation works well for my Middle School and High School classes. I play music as students enter (Youtube Channel) and student pick a mindful activity that they feel like for today. We have three choices in our room:
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Please check out my CGC unit where students reflect on their openness to the practice.