Welcome to our ever growing section of resources regarding Wellness for Kids. By teaching the children in our lives to understand all aspects of their wellness, and to make being well a priority, we are setting them up for better success in everything they do. Connecting with values and purpose have both been shown to give incredible health benefits and outcomes. Thus, an intro to Spiritual Wellness (connection to a sense of meaning, values and purpose) gives inherent motivation to also prioritize the 7 other aspect of wellness in one’s life: physical, social, intellectual, emotional, vocational, environmental, and financial. In the age when “health care” equates to “sick care,” we are seeing a surge in the wellness industry market (nonprofit and for profit). Please explore our latest posts involving Wellness for Kids below to add some fun stuff to your wellness bag of tricks!
FacebookTwitterPinterestI saw this video a while back and thought it was amazing. It shows an experiment which covers the gratitude and happiness connection. I have been a dabbler in perusing research on the science of happiness, and focusing on gratitude and having our kids learn and adopt an attitude of gratitude is
FacebookTwitterPinterest Set a goal to join kids all over the world in making a positive difference. From working one-on-one to improve the quality of a neighbor’s life to joining other kids in a larger help network, you can make a difference in effecting change. Making a Difference at Home You’ll
FacebookTwitterPinterestLearn to Become a Better Communicator with the Communication Model Communication models conceptualize the way in which people send, receive, process and respond to information. Claude Elwood Shannon and Warren Weaver developed one of the first widely accepted communication models in 1949 for the telephone company Bell. Since that time,
FacebookTwitterPinterest This post comes from Jenny Knappenberger, an art teacher and very good friend of Gina Wilson from All Things Algebra! Emotion Sensory Bottles: Recently I watched the movie, Inside Out with my daughter (who is 3) – okay, who am I kidding, we’ve watched it MANY times. I truly think
FacebookTwitterPinterestby Samantha Coacci, Instructor/Founder of Island Soul Yoga Through my experience teaching yoga, I’ve taught people of all ages, shapes and sizes. Healthy, unhealthy, injured, recovering, you name it. All except for children. That is of course until my old elementary school invited me back to teach yoga for wellness
FacebookTwitterPinterest Here is a great list of quotes you can use for cursive writing practice, art projects, in connection with teaching social and emotional learning skills, and more. For example, in the future I will be posting a wellness article on connecting with purpose for kids, and these quotes can be