The ‘Peaceful Classrooms’ program provides lessons, meditations and activities for the whole class or groups and is suitable for students from Kinder right through to Year 12.
‘Peaceful Classrooms’ provides schools, organisations and wellbeing practitioners with an engaging Mindfulness activities and meditations for children and teens. The program has been created to support all children in the classroom or groups to develop an ongoing Mindfulness practice, learn about Mindfulness and be able to embed this into their day to day lives.
Simple, effective and proven exercises help students to stay calm, relax, focus and learn more effectively during the day. Peaceful Classrooms helps students to build their emotional resilience so they are better equipped to deal with the day to day stresses that life brings them.
Peaceful Classrooms is facilitated by trained Peaceful Classrooms facilitators.
Life long Coping Skills
Children learn life a range of Mindfulness skills
Peaceful Classrooms contains 12 core lessons to begin the Mindfulness practice.
Core lesson are for approximately 1 hour each week over a term.
Students learn a new meditation each week and practice this daily in the classroom.
Teachers are provided with 52 meditations and activities as well as a script pack, lesson details, audio files, meditation cards and the Peaceful Classrooms manual.
Peaceful Kids is based on evidence based therapy and research from the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction program (MBSR), Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (MiBCT), Positive Psychology and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
The Peaceful Kids program is endorsed by the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES)
Peaceful Kids has been independently reviewed and listed in the 'Be You' Programs Directory. It meets the minimum requirements set by 'Be You' and has been awarded a rating for evidence and implementation.
Research has also been conducted through EACH on both the Peaceful Kids and Peaceful Parents program, and evaluated by Save the Children for their 'Cool for School' Program.
Peaceful Kids is now an accredited Quality Assured External Student Wellbeing Program through NSW Department of Education.