Mindful Kiddo

A Mindfulness, Resilience and Wellbeing Program for Educators and Young Children
FOR PARENTSFOR EDUCATION CENTRES

What is Mindful Kiddo?

Mindful Kiddo has a mission to support educators and young children in their way to live balanced lives. Hiacynta and Sonia have combined 8 children on their own and over 15 years of experience in providing educational and mental health support to kids, parents and educators.

Mindful Kiddo is located in South Australia and is offering expertise in self-awareness, mindfulness, building resilience and wellbeing for Early Years Educators working with young children in Early Learning Centres, kindergartens and Child Care Centres.

We deliver classes for children as well as workshops for parents and educators.
Our BODY BRAIN BOUNCE program is evidence-based and combines expertise in Psychology, children’s movement and body awareness, child health, early brain development, and social and emotional wellbeing. We pride ourselves on being focused on the practical aspects of Early Years Educators work and providing not only knowledge about mindfulness, but how it supports early childhood development. We offer ready-to-use lesson plans, solutions and tools to embed mindfulness and self-regulation techniques in everyday curriculum.

INSTEAD OF GOING OUT, LET’S GO WITHIN AND JOIN MINDFUL KIDDO ONLINE!

Join MINDFUL KIDDO ONLINE a Facebook private group with live mindfulness sessions for children and WIN MEDDY MONKEY or MEDDY KOALA from @smallyogis.

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What Is the Mindful Kiddo Program for kids about?

'TUNE IN' and be present

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

EMOTIONAL REGULATION

Mindfulness is a beautiful way to recognise emotions in your body, name them and learn how to deal with them. All emotions are OK. We just need to regulate them.

AWARENESS & BREATHING

Mindful awareness is something that we all possess and that can be strengthened through practice. Breathing is a natural way to bring back awareness and focus on the here and now.

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.

Relax & Meditation

Time to relax is extremely important for adults and children. We can learn how to slow down, take a breath, relax our body and calm down our mind to improve our immune system and live a happier life.

RESILIENCE & WELLBEING

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

BALANCE - COORDINATION - PLAY

Mindfulness activities for young children are incorporated through play and improve balance and coordination in a fun way.

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, improve coordination and balance.

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.

Helps to relax and reduce stress

Greater empathy, perspective-taking and gratitute

Cooperation skills and ability to build positive relationships.

Awareness of breathing and deepens the breath

ENROL YOUR CHILD TODAY

Why Choose Mindful Kiddo?

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UNIQUE

Unique program, combining mindfulness and movement which allows us to teach mindfulness to very young children. We offer our Mindfulness Program in the early learning to prepare them for school and life.

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CONVENIENT

Highly convenient and accessible mindfulness program - no more drop-off hassle and stress to be on time - the program is right there in your early learning centre! Life is hard enough. We make things really simple. With Mindful Kiddo you simply enrol online, pay online and can cancel anytime with 2 weeks notice.

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AFFORDABLE

Great value - 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 at the centre of our class and all children can express themselves in many different ways.

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Comprehensive

We offer The BODY BRAIN BOUNCE Training Program for Educators that aligns with the Early Years Learning Framework, the National Quality Standards and the Australian Teacher Standards.

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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.