Written by Julia Cook and illustrated by Stephanie Dehennin
In the book I’m Stretched, the main character starts to feel stressed from all of the demands in life. In this activity, students will create mindfulness spinners they can use every day to focus, breathe deeply, and calm themselves when they are feeling overwhelmed or stretched.
Duration: 40 minutes
How do you feel when you watch your spinner go?
When could you use your spinner to calm your body and mind?
Why do you think the mindfulness spinner helps you calm down?
Who can you teach about calming down?
What did you enjoy most about this activity? How did this activity make you feel?