Breath Circle - Fire (home learning)

Breath Circle - Fire (home learning)

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Lesson summary

Did you know you have a superpower? It’s your breath and the way you breathe! In this activity, you and your kid/s will participate in a mindful breathing exercise that will help you both learn how to shift emotional states. Using the element of fire, it explores breath and emotional regulation to help lift energy levels, or to lift the mood and give yourself an injection of energy.

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EYLF Learning Outcomes:

Learning Outcome 1:

  • Children have a strong sense of identity
  • 1.1 Children feel safe, secure, and supported
  • 1.2 Children develop their emerging autonomy, interdependence, resilience and sense of agency

Learning Outcome 3:

  • Children have a strong sense of wellbeing
  • 3.1 Children become strong in their social and emotional wellbeing
  • 3.2 Children take increasing responsibility for their own health and physical wellbeing

Learning Outcome 5:

  • Children are effective communicators
  • 5.1 Children interact verbally and nonverbally with others for a range of purposes

Resources required

  • A device for sharing a clip with children
  • An indoor space to conduct your breathing activity with children

Additional info

This activity has been developed in partnership with Beata Heymann from Breath Circle.

We also thank the Phillips Foundation and the Thyne Reid Foundation for their continued support.

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