Easy Indoor Activitie Mindfullness
Easy Indoor Activitie Mindfullness

I think kids are more in tune with their feelings than adults. If you have kids or have been around them, you know they feel everything…all the feelings. They need to a chance to be still with all that they are experiencing and have a way to process and release. Here are a few activities to help.


Calming Jar

Calm down jars are amazing. You give them a shake then watch as the glitter settles. It gives kids (and adults) a chance to sort of switch their energy, refocus the mind and settle when you get overwhelmed

You'll Need
  • Mason jar or some other glass container with a screw - on lid
  • 2 tbsp glue or glitter glue
  • About 2 tsp glitter-4 teaspoons of glitter
  • Very warm water
  • Drop of food coloring
  • Fill the jar/bottle with the warm water (leave room at the top so you can shake it)
  • Add glue and food coloring; stir until well mixed
  • Add glitter
  • Screw lid on tight


Grateful Journals

You'll Need
  • Spiral notebook or blank journal (with name written inside)
  • Pen/pencil

Each day, write the following:

  • Date
  • 3 things you’re grateful for
  • What you’re loving right now
  • One positive thing about yourself
  • One happy memory of the day


Positivity Stick

You'll Need
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Markers
  • Black sharpie
  • Jar
  • Decorate one end of a popsicle stick using the markers
  • Write a positive message using the sharpie
  • Put in a jar and pull whenever someone in the house needs an
    encouraging word
Sample messages
  • Hang in there
  • You’re awesome
  • Chase your dreams
  • You are brave
  • You are strong
  • You are brilliant
  • You are loved
  • I’m glad you’re here
  • You have great ideas
  • You are worth it
  • I’m grateful for you



Mindfulness matters for our youth. Help them get centered and focusedby doing a few yoga poses and breathing exercises. Check out a few different poses for the entire family.

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