Integrating movement and creative-expression supports the development of the whole child. It equips your student with tools to be resilient in the face of adversity, to be empathetic towards the situations of others, and to effectively identify and manage their emotions.
Self expression provides us with the opportunity to form a deeper connection with ourselves and others. Creativity is one of the most vulnerable forms of self-expression; it creates an opportunity for us to fully commit to our thoughts and feelings. Movement allows for us to embody our emotions; this helps us to identify and express our feelings more authentically.
Use your child’s time away from school to continue to cultivate social emotional learning through movement and creativity Take time to pause, reflect and reset as you prepare for another year ahead.
Here are 13 quick and easy ideas to help your child (and you!) prioritize their social and emotional well-being during winter break!
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