Missoula Community School

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Emotions/Feelings Sign Lesson

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

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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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Sign Videos

Hi friends!  We are trying out posting videos from our sign language teacher, Carrie.  Our goal is to help you see the signs your children are learning and help you to bring what your child is doing at school into…

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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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Calming the Ocean

This week in mindfulness we continued learning about the bell, pausing to take breaths, and how our breath affects our bodies.  I started mindfulness by bringing out three different sized bells.  I rang each one, and we discussed how each…

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Find Your Breath

Happy September friends! It has been so great this last week seeing all your children bring their wonderful energy back into our school.  Community School just feels complete with them all here! Your kiddos did a beautiful job with this…

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Mindful Movement and a Listening Walk

Last week in Mindfulness and Movement we set up an obstacle course in one of the large rooms upstairs at school. Children crawled through a lion’s den, tip-toed on a zig-zag line on the floor, moved like a turtle, crab…

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Thank you, Little Cloud and Earth Day

The week before parent-teacher conferences students got together with Julia to put together a gift for the teachers. Teachers got an unexpected thirty minute break to go get coffee, go for a walk, work on portfolios, or just choose a…

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