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Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Welcome to all things 'mindful' and 'well-being' 



On this page you will find ideas for ways to relax, chill out and to be in the moment.

We are living in uncertain times, which are often out of our control but by finding a moment to just sit and be present it will help us to feel more grounded and happier. 


Magination Press Story Time: Gail Silver Reads Mindful Bea and the Worry Tree

In the story 'Mindful Bea and the Worry Tree', Bea spots her worried thoughts and feelings in her body.
Are there places in your body where you feel worry?
When Bea gets worried, she keeps thinking 'what if' different things go wrong. Are there times when you found yourself getting worried like her? Was there anything you found helpful? Slowly take a deep breath in, as if smelling a flower. Now, close your eyes and think of something which you would like to let go. Breathe it out slowly, as if blowing out a candle.

Read Out Loud | I AM PEACE with Susan Verde

I am peace by Susan Verde The boy in ‘I am Peace’ uses his senses to bring peace to himself. He hugs a tree and watches the clouds make shapes in the sky. What do you like to do that makes you feel peaceful?

😊 🌺 Breath Meditation for Kids 😊 ❤️‍ Mindfulness for Kids

A calming breath meditation designed to introduce kids to mindfulness. Kids imagine a sail boat rising and falling over waves as they inhale and exhale. They use mental imagery to see their breath as color as they observe the sensation of it passing through the nostrils. Finally the cultivate beginners mind imagining they were once a fish and are feeling air in their lungs for the first time.

Labrinth - Express yourself (Lyrics On Screen)

A new take on an old song...with great lyrics!

Billy Ocean, The Young Voices Choir - Lovely Day (Official Audio) ft. YolanDa Brown, Ruti

Billy Ocean & The Young Voices Choir feat. YolanDa & Ruti - Lovely Day (Official Audio)Stream and download: Billy Oc...

Draw Your Feelings - Children's Mental Health Week 2021

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In this video, strengthen your superpowers of focus and calm by taking slow deep breaths as you trace the outline of your hand with your pointer finger.
Try this exercise when you feel nervous or upset, or when you want to cool down, relax, and focus your attention. Remember to keep a slow and even pace as you trace and breathe.

YOYO created this super, crazy fun dance with "I GOT THIS" affirmations, because the way you STAND, stands for something!! When we stand tall, when we jump around and move our body, it tells our brains that we are strong, we are ok, and we are happy! You got this!!!

Dance For Kids! Super FUN Dance Workout! Go with YoYo

Just dance and move your body to feel GREAT!

5 minute workout in the kitchen!


Row Row Row Your Boat | Super Simple Songs

This is a lovely relaxing song which you all know! While you are watching it look for all the little details in this delightful animation and concentrate on your own gentle breathing. Watch it again and now imagine that you are in that boat sailing through all the seasons.

Balloon (Peace Out: Guided Meditation for Kids) | Cosmic Kids

In this Cosmic Kids guided relaxation, we find a balloon and it carries us to our favourite place, a place where we feel strong and happy.🌈