3 Easy To Access Breathing Tools for Mindfulness for Kids
In Mission: CONTROL! A Big Feelings Adventure!, Joseph used breathing to help him get his big feelings back in control. He could physically tell the difference in how his body felt before and after breathing. Breathing was the key to calming himself so he could figure out how to defeat the HynoZoids.
Breathing helps decrease stress, anxiety, heart rate, and blood pressure and helps strengthen sustained attention, sharpen ability to focus, promotes appropriate social behaviors, encourages happiness, and makes it easier to control emotions. (from Your Therapy Source) There are many fun ideas, programs and books on breathing.
Below are a few to get you started:
This list of breathing games for kids.
Breathe Like a Bear by Kira Willey
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