In the Season 1 Finale of the Emotion Motion Podcast, Megan the Mermaid learns some exciting news about her biggest adventure yet!
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Deep Dive Questions for Children and their Grown Ups
It’s always helpful to talk about important topics from each episode with your child. Here are some Deep Dive Questions to help children and their grown ups debrief after listening to this week’s episode.
- What was your favorite song from the Emotion Motion Podcast? Why do you like that song?
- Have you ever heard really exciting news, like Megan did in this episode? What was the news? How did you feel when you heard it?
- If you could give Megan advice about being a big sister, what would you tell her?
Here’s What We Practiced This Week
We’re All Here Song: We’ve been home together for a long time! This fun song reminds us of all of the things we can do together with our time at home.
The Bubble Shuffle: The Bubble Shuffle gets you up and moving! This song is a great way to start the day or do a little dance as you get ready to learn.
Megan’s Dinnertime Tradition: Your family can practice this, too! At dinner together, each person shares 3 highlights from their day and 1 thing they are grateful for. This is a great way to bond together as a family, reflect on your day, and practice gratitude.
Heart to Heart: This breathing exercise is a helpful way to slow down when you have big feelings. Put your hands on your heart as you take deep breaths in and out. Feel your heart beat slow down as you breathe.
Here are Some More Ways to Practice & Play at Home
There can be a lot of excitement during this time of year! Explore these helpful tips for Integrating Gratitude into Daily Life. Use these Calm Down & Mindfulness Strategies to help you slow down when you feel big feelings.
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The Emotion Motion Podcast is produced by the Move This World Audio Network.
Written by Sara Potler LaHayne
Voice Over by Megan MacPhee, featuring Rob LaHayne, Caitlin Daly, Brendan Huddy, Jessica Altounian, Kathy Krupa, Andrew Bellinger, John Kocur, James Golike, Rachel Altounian, and Aaron Altounian
Produced by Jessica Altounian
Edited by Aaron Altounian
Theme music composed by Rachel Altounian
About The Move This World Audio Network
Move This World Audio Network provides screen-free opportunities for learning and play. Interactive audio experiences engage listeners in practices that foster social and emotional wellness. For adults, The Saracast: Conversations in Social Emotional Learning invites listeners to a deep-dive into the field of social emotional wellness. Featuring interviews with researchers, scientists, educators, and experts in the field, The Saracast connects the science of social emotional learning with the practice of applying SEL to your daily life. For children, The Emotion Motion Podcast takes listeners on a journey through storytelling designed to engage children and their families in movement and creative expression. You can find podcasts from the Move This World Audio Network on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and www.movethisworld.com.
About Move This World
Move This World cultivates the development of social and emotional learning (SEL) skills to empower students to navigate the complex and rapidly-changing realities of our world. An SEL program that has impacted the lives of over one million students across 35 states, Move This World provides educators and students with a robust, daily curriculum designed to strengthen social and emotional wellbeing in order to create and maintain healthy environments where effective teaching and learning can thrive. Move This World’s extensive online library of PreK-12 videos and resources are rooted in creative expression and designed to help students develop a common language to improve communication, build trust, and create stronger communities. For more information: www.movethisworld.com.