Unwind the mind be caring mat - Elsa Support

Unwind the mind be caring mat

This is our unwind the mind be caring  mat and the focus is on caring for others and animals. This is for KS2 pupil and older pupils.

We have a pack of 10 of these type mats here  . We also have some for KS1 which you can find here. I thought it would be nice for you to have a sample to see how useful it would be.

Benefits of the unwind the mind be caring mat

Both puzzles and mindful colouring are calming activities that can help children relax and unwind after a busy day or during stressful times. Engaging in these activities encourages deep breathing and fosters a sense of peace and tranquillity.

Solving puzzles and colouring mindfully can act as effective stress-relief techniques for children. By focusing their attention on the task at hand, children can temporarily shift their focus away from worries and anxieties, promoting a sense of calmness and emotional well-being.

Puzzles and mindful colouring require children to concentrate and pay attention to details, which can help improve their concentration and focus over time. These activities encourage children to stay engaged in the present moment, enhancing their ability to sustain attention and ignore distractions.

Puzzles can provide children with opportunities to exercise their problem-solving skills and critical thinking abilities. By deciphering clues, finding patterns, and making logical deductions, children can develop important cognitive skills that are essential for academic success.

Mindful colouring allows children to express themselves creatively and explore their imagination through colours and designs. It provides a non-verbal outlet for self-expression, allowing children to convey their emotions and feelings in a safe and therapeutic manner.

Successfully completing puzzles and creating beautiful artwork through mindful colouring can boost children’s self-esteem and confidence. Accomplishing challenging tasks and seeing tangible results can instil a sense of pride and accomplishment in children, reinforcing their belief in their abilities.

There are lots more benefits to these activity mats.

You can print it A4. If you want it bigger, use your printer settings and print it on A3 paper.

These are suitable for KS2 and secondary.

These unwind the mind activity mat is perfect for

  • Before or after SATs or tests
  • GCSEs or exams
  • Ending your session
  • Beginning your session
  • Morning routine whole class activity
  • When things are winding down at the end of term
  • Calming corners
  • Homework
  • Transition times
  • Any stressful situations

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