Interactive Multi-Media Resources:
Social & Emotional Resources for Students & Families
The Resiliency Library and Book Buddy Program
The Plymouth County Resilience Library and Book Buddy Program provides children in Plymouth County with access to e-books to read, engage and learn about topics that may impact their everyday life. Children and teens will have the opportunity to build resilience and develop various coping mechanisms to help kids to grow up into happy and capable adults. This free online digital library focuses on social emotional learning, resilience, and a variety of behavioral health topics. The library also includes resources for parents and professionals about topics related to behavioral health, trauma and resilience.
To sign up: https://www.uwgpc.org/frc/resilience-library-and-book-buddy-program
Relaxing Music for Children: Be Calm & Focused
KIDZEN – Music for Kids provides 1-hour long video to help children stay calm and focused.
Kids Meditation: Square Breathing
In this video, boost your superpowers of calm and focus by breathing as Puffer Fish keeps time.
Breathing Exercise to Alleviate Anxiety and Stress
“The 4-7-8 breathing is a method, pioneered by Harvard-trained Dr. Andrew Weill. It finds its roots in pranayama and is described as a ‘natural tranquilizer for the nervous system’ helping to quickly reduce tension and allowing the body to relax.”
Sesame Street Communities: Resilience Video
“Everyday life is full of challenges big and small! When you give children the tools to overcome obstacles, you help them learn and grow. Providing your love and support through everyday challenges is the first and most important step in helping kids develop the confidence to overcome anything they face.”
Resilience, But What Is It? 5 Ways to Build Resilience
“We all face challenges and we all find ways to overcome them. Resilience is ordinary not extraordinary. We all have it to larger or smaller degrees. We want to help build awareness of this and support young people’s capacity to do positive and realistic things to support themselves. So push yourself, set new goals, overcome a hurdle.”
GoNoodle: Good Energy for Grownups
“Check out these fun, family activities and blog posts to connect, get moving, and have fun with the kids in your life – no matter your mood.”
Full Body Kids Workout: Daily Physical Activity For Children At Home by Little Sprouts
“This fun video workout is a follow-along exercise routine that kids can do easily at home. Contains body-weight exercises that work the entire body and the major muscles groups.”
The Learning Station: Exercise Songs for Kids
A fun brain break for kids.
I Can Move My Body Like Anything | Movement Song for Kids | Jack Hartmann
A fun music and movement brain breaks song for kids.
Meditation for Children
“Meditation is a powerful practice. Our children today live in a world so full of constant stimulation and entertainment. Learning to sit still and breathe can help kids to calm themselves when they feel stressed or anxious.”
GoNoodle: Rainbow Breath
Learn how to raise your energy and face your day with this exercise. Have fun with it!