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Mindfulness Skills For Children

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Jeanette Yoffe M.A. M.F.T.

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Author of Groundbreaking Interventions: Working with Traumatized Children, Teens and Families in Foster Care and Adoption and What s Your Name, Who s Your Daddy? a one woman play about growing up in foster care and adoption available on Amazon and Audible. She has appeared on the OWN and TLC Network, as a Psychotherapist teaching about Adoption in the shows Raising Whitley and Long Lost Family.

Tips to Teach Mindfulness to Children at Home or in the Classroom

 

 

Jeanette will demonstrate the Hand Model of the Brain for Kids utilizing hand puppets.

Next, she will show us how to create a Feelings Snow Globe to help children learn how to slow down and breathe. 

  1. Psycho-educate about the brain -  Hand Model of the Brain for Kids
  2. Teach I messages and I need messages - display messages on a poster.
  3. Make a feelings snow globe and will supply water bottles and glitter.
  4. Teach how to breathe correctly with the use of Lavender Oil (she will provide) or Imagine Birthday Cake exercise if child is allergic.
  5. Discuss the importance of mindfulness as practice each day

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