Quick summary: This activity uses mindful breathing techniques to teach children how to shift emotional states. Using the element of fire, it explores breath and emotional regulation to help lift children’s energy levels, or tune them into a mindset ready for new experiences and learning.
This activity has been developed in partnership with Beata Heymann from Breath Circle.
- A device for sharing a clip with children.
- An indoor space to conduct your breathing activity with children.
|EYLF Outcomes (see here)||Elaboration|
|Outcome 1: Children have a strong sense of identity||2. Children develop their emerging autonomy, inter-dependence, resilience and sense of agency|
|Outcome 3: Children have a strong sense of wellbeing||1. Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing
2. Children take increasing responsibility for their health and physical wellbeing
|Outcome 5: Children are effective communicators||1. Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes|
This activity has been developed with the support of the Phillips Foundation and the Thyne Reid Foundation.