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April 23, 2018
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Time Details:
For preschoolers ages 3 - 5 with an adult
Storytime Room
Weston Public Library
Weston, MA 02493
Limited to ten families; Sign up at the Youth Services Desk
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Mindfulness Class for Children and Parents

Monday, April 23, 2018

For kids Mindfulness means paying attention to what is happening right now with kindness and help relax, focus and have fun. Benefits can include an increase in attention span, focus, and concentration, better relationships with parents and peers, good self esteem, better sleep habits, and less stress, anxiety, and depression; all of which can lead to better emotion regulation, self monitoring and self control. In this class, the emphasis is on engaging the children's senses through activities. Sheryl comes prepared with a bag of sensory props and uses different objects to engage and help the children practice how to be more in the present moment. It is the awareness that is created during the activity that is beneficial, not the activity itself. When you notice what is happening around you, you focus more deeply, and that attention to your own senses will help you improve your life. Parents attending this class can learn techniques to practice Mindfulness at h