Missoula Community School

Category: Mindfulness


Mindful Movements

  With the chilly weather rolling in, we have been incorporating more movement into our Fridays to help with the wiggles!    Last week we tickled our sense of touch by playing Mystery box!  I put an assortment of items…

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Feelings

The last two weeks of Mindfulness have been all about feelings!  Last week we read The Way I Feel, by Janan Cain.  The book describes an array of emotions: silly, scared, happy, sad, angry, jealous, bored, disappointed, shy, frustrated, excited, and proud. …

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Breath

Welcome Back to school friends! Our first two mindfulness classes have been such a breath of fresh air!  Not only because I get to see so many excited faces, but because we have been learning about our breath!  Last week…

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Kindness and Diversity

Last weeks mindfulness we talked about kindness, and the little ways we can give gifts of kindness to others.  Kindness can be as grand as making a special breakfast for someone, or as simple as just listening to a friend. …

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Little Clouds and Gratitude Rocks

Last week’s mindfulness we read a short but sweet story by Eric Carle, called Little Cloud.  In the story a small cloud breaks away from the other clouds to change into some different things.  Little cloud is then beckoned by…

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It’s OK to Make Mistakes and Mindful Movements

This weeks mindfulness we talked about mistakes: what is a mistake, who makes mistakes, what we can do when we make mistakes.  We read the book It’s Okay to Make Mistakes by Todd Parr.  The book gives lots of examples…

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Emotions and Feelings

Recognizing Emotions Last week in mindfulness we revisited emotions and what feeling a certain way may look like.  We read a book called Today I Feel Silly by Jamie Lee Curtis, and then had a look at some pictures of real…

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Thankfuls and Mindful Body Movements

Hi friends! Mindfulness has been a bit spread out this past month with conferences and Thanksgiving, but everyone has been extra excited to participate on the days we are in school! The Friday before Thanksgiving break we talked about what…

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Big Emotions

Happy Friday Friends! The kids loved yoga so much that last week I decided to do another yoga story.  Last week’s story was about eagle, and what he does throughout his busy day.  I challenged the kids with a few…

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Turtle Time with Tuck

This week in mindfulness we got our bodies moving with some yoga and dancing!  We started mindfulness by ringing the bell, and then I talked a little about how we were going to use our whole bodies to tell a…

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