Today is 'Mindfulness at Work Day' and here in Room 7 we engaged in lots of activities to celebrate it.
We did some meditation, explored what 'Mindfulness' is for us, created a mindfulness display in our classroom and then began some 'Mindful Mandalas'. We also used a glitter jar so we could visualise how busy our minds can be . When we have lots going on in our minds (like the glitter being shaken in the jar), it can be chaotic and difficult to think clearly but when we take some time to think and be mindful, everything is much more clear. Just like the way that, once left alone, the glitter settles at the bottom of the jar.
As the saying goes 'In a world full of doing, doing, doing...it's important to take a moment, to breathe and to just 'BE' :)