Kindness Club Project: Mindful Breathing Stick

Kindness Club Project: Mindful Breathing Stick

Here’s How To Make A Mindful Breathing Stick:

Having a mindful breathing stick is super helpful when you want to feel calm, peaceful, and relaxed. When you take a deep breath in and out, you are giving yourself a wonderful gift! When you practice mindful breathing, it will help during times when you feel overwhelmed, upset, or frustrated. You can make a mindful breathing stick for yourself, your family, and friends!

Materials needed:

  • pipe cleaner
  • 8 beads

How to make a mindful breathing stick:

  • Step 1: Bend your pipe cleaner at the end so your beads don’t fall off.
  • Step 2: String 6-8 beads on your pipe cleaner and bend the other side when you are done.
  • Step 3: Gently slide one bead to the opposite end of the stick as you inhale slowly and then exhale.
  • Step 4: Repeat moving the beads and taking deep breaths until you have moved all of the beads from one end
    to the other.
  • Step 5: Repeat until you feel calm and relaxed.

Adrien Murphy loves teaching 2nd grade at WISH Charter Community School! Mrs. Murphy earned her BA degree and teaching credential from California State University Northridge. She decided to become a teacher because watching her mom teach inspired her to want to make a difference and help kids believe in themselves.  She adores teaching kindness and mindfulness in her classroom and social skills during her after school Kindness Club.  Her dream is to inspire kindness in the world and to help schools and communities start Kindness Clubs.

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Check out some other fun Kindness Projects:

Kindness Club Kidspiration: Thinking Cap & Wishing Crown

Kindness Project: Heart Bookmarks

Kindness Club Project: Goal Wands

 

Kindness Club Project: Mindful Breathing Stick

Adrien is a second-grade teacher at WISH Charter Elementary School. This will be her 10th year teaching second grade at WISH! She is certified in mindfulness training and that led her to create and run the after-school Kindness Club at her school. She leads a virtual kindness crafts every week with her daughter Zoe. You can see the weekly kindness activities on my Instagram page: @wishkindnessclub . It is her dream to continue to inspire others to share kindness with each other and the world.