With social distancing and homeschooling on the cards, many parents may be wondering what to do or where to look to aid their children’s wellbeing and learning at home. Home Learning & Wellbeing Resources for Children & Teens is a list of resources for well-being, English, Maths, Science & PE, they are mainly primary school focused with some useful links for teens too.
For schools, parents or teachers wanting a practitioner to deliver face to face mindfulness and yoga sessions to children in North Wales and the North West, please get in touch to discuss needs and options.
Wellbeing @ Home
Yoga & Mindfulness is a great way for children to have fun exercising and help to find some calm and stability. The following home learning & wellbeing resources are free to do and don’t need any special equipment.
These positive affirmations are great to do every morning with the kids.
you can adapt, or make your own up too!
Once they master these – why not ask them to make up 5 new positive statements & yoga moves to go with them.
Kids Yoga & Mindfulness Stories
Cosmic Kids have loads of free videos to watch and join in with on YouTube. An engaging way for younger children to access yoga with stories and colourful backdrops.
Mindfulness for children @ home
Explain what Mindfulness is to children in the first video and help children relax before bed with the ‘beditation’ video.
There are some great mindfulness scripts for kids based around their favourite films such as Moana, incorporating breathwork with storytelling.
Here are some of my favourite books from teaching, a great resource for parents and teachers alike:
Controlled breathing exercises can help bring the mind back to the present moment, helping to bring back a sense of calm. Here are some simple breathing techniques to try at home, suitable for kids & teens.
School Subjects @ Home
Here are some free Home Learning & Wellbeing Resources available online:
Access free welsh curriculum focused resources for all subjects here for Foundation Phase – Year 6 – https://www.twinkl.co.uk/search
UK Home learning & resource bank ALL Subjects – https://resource-bank.scholastic.co.uk
EARLY YEARS – lovely creative activities for little ones – https://theimaginationtree.com
Free videos & activities with tonnes of ideas for extending home learning. https://www.gonoodle.com/good-energy-at-home-kids-games-and-videos/
Fab resources and advice for children, young people, parents & carers. https://www.liverpoolcamhs.com
Teen advice – mental wellbeing during self isolation
Resources to help discuss Coronavirus with children of all ages.
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