Mindfulness for Upper Elementary Students
A collection of fun practices that introduce mindfulness or supplement your mindfulness curriculum for older elementary students.
In this circle activity, students practice mindful speaking and mindful listening.
Students observe their breath while relaxing and tensing their bodies, and then practice shaking and freezing their bodies.
Students pay close attention to the experience of seeing while observing an object.
Students practice a mindful body scan and express gratitude for what their bodies allow them to do.
Students extend kindness to themselves and others.
Students track their breathing as they trace up and down the fingers of one hand.
Students learn to notice sounds, their beginnings and endings, and the silent spaces between each sound.