MINDFUL ARTS IN THE CLASSROOM
Stories and Creative Activities for Social and Emotional Learning
By Andrew Jordan Nance. Engage students in storytelling, expressive arts, and games with this complete curriculum built around social and emotional learning, mindfulness, and the arts. The various activities, designed to help young children identify and talk about their feelings and learn to self-regulate, come with step-by-step instructions for making the concepts and practices accessible and kid-friendly. Included are lessons on the exploration of the breath, the senses, emotions, gratitude, kindness, compassion, courage, and curiosity. Each lesson strives to inspire students-and their teachers-to navigate life more joyfully and creatively. Grades K–3. Appendixes. Resources. Illustrated. Parallax. 262 pages. ©2018.