Mindfulness & Movement for Kids

A play based program delivered at Childcare & Early Learning Centres
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What is Mindful Kiddo?

Mindful Kiddo is a play-based program delivered in Early Learning Centres & Childcare establishments throughout Adelaide, South Australia. There is a big movement towards mindfulness these days, most adults have heard or practise this in their daily lives. Many parents have confessed that they wished they had learnt these skills as a child.

So how do we teach our children to be mindful? It’s a tricky task as children are much more playful and active than adults so traditional methods don’t work with them and life is busy!

Teaching mindfulness to children at an early age helps them to develop skills that will help them throughout their whole life.

Mindful Kiddo was founded in 2017 and we developed this program so that children can learn mindfulness in a group setting, using their natural playfulness and inquisitive nature to help them become happier and give them skills to deal with future stresses of their life.

Mindfulness can help in all areas of learning and can also help with behaviours at home.

Our mission is to give as many families as possible access to this program at an affordable price and with no stress out of your day. The program is delivered to them as part of their normal educational journey at the centre they already attend.

What Is Mindfulness?

'TUNE IN'

Mindfulness is a whole body-mind state of awareness that involves ‘tuning in’ to the present moment, with openness and curiosity, instead of ‘tuning out’ from experience.

Focus on the Present

Mindfulness is a beautiful state of being fully aware of the present moment. It is about being focused on the present, rather than thinking about the past or worrying about the future - which is often our brain’s default mode.

AWARENESS

Mindful awareness is something that we all possess and that can be strengthened through practice.

Mindfulness is a whole body-mind state of awareness that involves ‘tuning in’ to the present moment, with openness and curiosity, instead of ‘tuning out’ from experience.

Mindfulness is a beautiful state of being fully aware of the present moment. It is about being focused on the present, rather than thinking about the past or worrying about the future - which is often our brain’s default mode.

Mindful awareness is something that we all possess and that can be strengthened through practice.

Meditation

Mindfulness can be developed through formal sitting meditation practices, or through informal everyday mindfulness activities such as mindful walking, listening to music, eating or conversation.

WELLBEING

Mindfulness is a clinically proven tool to support wellbeing and mental health by reducing stress and allowing life to be experienced more fully.

Mindfulness has a huge impact on kids and  the way they think about themselves and their level of personal resilience.

MINDFULNESS IS FUN

Mindfulness can be developed through formal sitting meditation practices, or through informal everyday mindfulness activities such as mindful walking, listening to music, eating or conversation Mindfulness can be amazing fun for children and a great tool to become more aware and happier.

Mindfulness can be developed through formal sitting meditation practices, or through informal everyday mindfulness activities such as mindful walking, listening to music, eating or conversation.

Mindfulness is a clinically proven tool to support wellbeing and mental health by reducing stress and allowing life to be experienced more fully.

Mindfulness has a huge impact on kids and  the way they think about themselves and their level of personal resilience.

Mindfulness can be developed through formal sitting meditation practices, or through informal everyday mindfulness activities such as mindful walking, listening to music, eating or conversation

Mindfulness can be amazing fun for children and a great tool to become more aware and happier.

The benefits of Mindfulness for Children

Improved cognitive outcomes, social-emotional skills, and overall sense of well being.

Enables children to get a sense of self and body.

Helps them to take in and retain information.

Improves ability to deal with stressful situations.

Connectivity in the frontal lobe of the brain, which is linked to improved attention, memory processing and decision making abilities.

Emotional resilience & ability to self-regulate emotions, especially difficult emotions such as fear and anger.

Coordination and body balance.

Awareness of breathing and deepens the breath

Concentration and ability to redirect focus. Improves creativity.

Cooperation skills and ability to build positive relationships.

Teaches how to relax, reduce stress and cope with stress in the future.

Reduce the severity of depression, anxiety and ADHD in children.

ENROL YOUR CHILD TODAY

Why Choose Mindful Kiddo?

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UNIQUE

Unique program, combining Mindfulness and Movement which enable to teach Mindfulness to children from 2.5 years of age. We offer our Mindfulness Program at the start of your child's education, as we cannot wait for Mindfulness to be incorporated into our school’s curriculums.

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CONVENIENT

Highly convenient and accessible Mindfulness Class - no more drop-off hassle and stress to be on time - the program is right there in your daycare centre!

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AFFORDABLE

Great value - we know that childcare fees are not easy for home budget and we offer affordable classes with discounts for siblings and childcare employees

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PLAY BASED

We all want our children to be happy. Play is always in a centre of our class and all children can express themselves in many ways. They want to have fun and we do understand it!

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SIMPLE

Simple and clear rules make your life easier and leave space for really important stuff. With Mindful Kiddo you simply enrol online, pay online and can cancel anytime with 2 weeks notice.

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TRANSPARENT

Not sure what your child is doing on our classes? Simply download the Seesaw App, check photos, read regular assessment, ask the teacher or try interesting exercises at home together. WE KEEP YOU INFORMED!

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Our mission is to give as many families as possible access to this program at an affordable price and with no stress out of your day. The program is delivered to them as part of their normal educational journey at the centre they already attend.