Mindfulness for Children with 4-H and Great Start

September 25, 2020 - October 30, 2020 10 - 11 am EST

Online via Zoom


Contact: Jill Connin , Jessica Price

WHO: For children ages 2-8-years-old attending with a caregiver

WHAT:  Six sessions on mindfulness delivered via Zoom using the 4-H Mindful Me curriculum, written specifically for this age group. Each lesson will have a book and activity to reinforce the mindfulness lesson for that day. Activity kits will be mailed to families who pre-register.

WHEN:  Fridays from September 25-October 30, from 10-11 a.m. EST

WHERE:  Delivered remotely via Zoom--link for connecting will be sent to families that pre-register.

COST: FREE

WHY:  Mindfulness is "The awareness that emerges through paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally to the unfolding experience moment by moment." ~Jon Kabat Zinn. Developing a mindfulness skillset at a young age can help children self-regulate, reduce anxiety, and thrive during times of frustration or change. Living in and through a pandemic, reaching the age of attending preschool and school, are all really big things for children to experience and mindfulness practices can help them thrive through those transitions.

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Tags: 4-h, chippewa, great start, luce, mackinac, mindfulness, mindfulness great start, msu extension, ongoing virtual, schoolcraft, virtual youth, youth

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Jill Connin

Jill Connin
conninji@msu.edu

Jessica Price
brown130@msu.edu