After a shipwreck affects their reef, months of working and learning from home starts to become challenging. Megan the Mermaid and her family learn a few new fun ways to make the most of their time at home together.
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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.
- Do you want to bring the same ritual of sharing gratitude and highlights from our day to our family? Why or why not?
- What has been your favorite part of being home together?
- What has been the most challenging part of being home together for you?
Here’s What We Practiced This Week
We’re All Here Song: Sing along to this catchy tune to celebrate all of the things you can do when you are home with your family!
Focus Jingle Song: The Focus Jingle is a great way to help yourself slow down and pay attention.
3 Highlights and Gratitude: Focusing on the positive moments of your day – no matter how small – can help you feel more optimistic and stronger in the face of challenges. Share 3 highlights, or favorite moments, from your day and something you are grateful for.
Here are Some More Ways to Practice & Play at Home
Gratitude is a powerful way to practice staying present, positive, and to remind yourself that you are supported and loved. Learn more about Integrating Gratitude into Daily Life.
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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
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.