Missoula Community School

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Mindful Walking & Mindful Rough Play

This week in Mindfulness we turned on our ears and practiced listening!  We read the story A Listening Walk, by Paul Showers, and then took a stroll around our neighborhood.  Being in the midst of the city we have a plethora…

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Spring

 Today in Mindfulness we went outside for a 5-4-3-2-1 Mindful Scavenger Hunt!  The goal was to see five different things, touch four different things, hear three, smell two, and then come to me for one taste!  Connecting with your senses stimulates different…

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Mindful Walking and Manners

Mindful Walking Last week we read another book about Ahn, and how he takes care of his anger.  In the story Steps and Stones, by Gail Silver, Ahn finds himself sad and then very angry when his friends choose not to…

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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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Sign Time with Carrie

Another sign video!

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Love! – Sign Time with Carrie

Hi friends!  Here are a few videos to catch you up on some of what your children have been learning with Carrie during sign time.  Enjoy! Love!  Lesson:   I love… activity:  

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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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Colors

The children have been learning about colors through sign.  Click here to check out some of the signs your child has explored.  (Link available until Feb. 11)

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