7 Simple Ways to Teach Children Mindfulness

7 Simple Ways to Teach Children Mindfulness 7 Simple Ways to Teach Children Mindfulness | HeartFirst Education

Practicing mindfulness can help children regulate their emotions, improve focus, reduce stress, and cultivate kindness, gratitude, and positivity. Research has also shown that it enhances overall well-being, increases respect for others, and acts as a buffer for bullying. Who wouldn’t want that for their children?

6 Activities to Cultivate Empathy and Build Community in the Classroom

6 Activities to Cultivate Empathy and Build Community in the Classroom 6 Activities to Cultivate Empathy and Build Community in the Classroom | HeartFirst Education

Empathy is perhaps the most important skill a person can develop in life, yet it rarely makes the curriculum in traditional public schools. Fortunately, modern educational psychologists are beginning to recognize its positive effects, calling it the “empathy advantage” and advocating for school leaders to incorporate effective empathy education into their daily schedules.

10 Ways to Make Learning About Feelings Fun

10 Ways to Make Learning About Feelings Fun 10 Ways to Make Learning about Feelings Fun | HeartFirst Education

Teaching kids about emotions can be an overwhelming task for any parent or teacher. It isn’t easy to explain how it feels to be frustrated, excited, or worried. Ideally, we want to begin teaching emotional literacy as early as possible because emotions are at the core of human experience and affect every aspect of our lives.

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