8 Activities for Students (and Teachers) to Create a Mindful Classroom

With a little bit of effort, you can create a classroom that is both mindful and engaging for your students. This is a great way to promote learning and help students develop a positive attitude toward school.

Below are 8 activities that can help create a mindful classroom.

  1. Have students focus on their breath for a few minutes daily. Introduce mindfulness in the classroom by explaining what it is and why it is important.
  2. Have students share how they are feeling (both physically and emotionally) right before and after class. Encourage students to practice mindfulness in their free time.
  3. Have students do a Mindful Journal. Organize mindfulness activities for the school year.
  4. Have students take a mindfulness meditation class.
  5. Have students create a mindfulness list of things to focus on during class.
  6. Have students take a mindfulness break after every few minutes of class.
  7. Monitor student mindful behavior and provide feedback.
  8. Have students share how mindfulness has helped them in school or at home and provide feedback and appreciation. Celebrate progress and successes with mindful teachers.
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