Below you'll find some activities that you can use to practice strategies
that promote positive mental health.
Colouring seems to be among a popular choice for a calming wellness activity! Here is a collection of options related to The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and Orange Shirt Day.
PDF to print with lots of options (if you want only English, print pages 1-11; page 12 is in Anishinaabemowin; pages 13-15 are in French)
Here is a T-Shirt template as well if you are looking for something to draw or write on
Creating Community Conversations
In small groups, in partners, or as individual reflections - any way is perfect! Here are a few questions designed to help us learn more about both ourselves and each other.
Rays of Gratitude
Use each ray of sunshine as a line to write something you are grateful for! Add colours, designs, drawings - anything works! Maybe play some calming music in the background?
PDF to print (the first page is in French but, fear not, the second is in English)
The Science of Gratitude
Last year, the Science of Kindness video was popular among the math and science teachers. Here’s a more left-brained look at gratitude!
Link to the video (2 minutes)