Emotional Support Toolkit for Parents
As the school year gets underway in the middle of a global pandemic, parents are looking for new ways to support their children’s emotional wellbeing.
You may be looking for ways to help your kids:
- Focus on school work even when they’re finding it tedious
- Keep their cool when frustration gets the best of them
- Get their wiggles out before sitting down to learn or between lessons
- Identify and express the feelings that are coming up with this new school year
- Manage the emotional ups and downs of being disconnected from friends and familiar routines
- Discover new ways to connect and have fun with you through fun partner yoga poses
- Explore the concept of positivity and reinforce positive feelings about themselves and others every day
- Easily fall asleep at night so they are well-rested and energized for the following day
The new normal is requiring new tools to survive and thrive!
This easy-to-use pack was created to provide strategies that will help children maintain focus and attention during remote learning, as well as provide parents with tools to help kids calm down and regulate their fluctuating emotions.
This 5-product toolkit includes:
1. BEDTIME MEDITATIONS FOR KIDS
Tame the Bedtime Routine. Ensure your kids are rested for whatever the day brings. Bring calm to your bedtime routine and invite a restful nights sleep with these 10 guided relaxation scripts. Read the meditation aloud, or together with your child, listen to the accompanying audio files to help guide them to sleep. 27 pages, 10 audio files. (Value: $19.95)
2. BREATHING EXERCISE CARDS FOR KIDS
Teach your Kiddos How to Breathe! These colorful and engaging cards are gentle yet powerful exercises in using your breath to calm and soothe. Teach children how to calm down during stressful times, as well as collect themselves between activities! Practice any one of these 30 breathing techniques (plus multiple variations) to release stress and tension at any time. 66 cards. (Value: $9.95)
3. POSITIVE AFFIRMATION CARDS FOR KIDS
Reduce Stress and Amp Up the Positivity. Even during difficult times, an optimistic mindset can help children view the world and themselves from a more inspiring, uplifting, and hopeful point of view. This deck includes 55 inspiring and colorful positive statements, plus a black-and-white version you can use as coloring pages. 61 cards in full color, 61 cards in black-and-white. (Value: $9.95)
4. MINDFULNESS CARDS FOR KIDS
Help Kids Be in the Now. Teach your kids how to slow down and be in the present even when the world is swirling about them. Introduce mindfulness to children in a fun and simple way with these colorful and engaging cards. This deck is divided into 4 categories that you can chose from: breath, movement, sensory, and guided imagery. Teach them a valuable skill they’ll use for a lifetime. 60 cards. (Value: $9.95)
5. ADULT-CHILD PARTNER POSES CARDS
Cultivate Quality Grownup-Kid Time: Connect with your child in unique ways through movement and cooperation with adult-child partner poses. Doing yoga with your kids is a special way of spending time with them and creating special moments. This deck includes 15 adult-child partner poses and 15 corresponding description cards. 38 cards. (Value: $9.95)
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
Will something be mailed to me?
This is a digital-only product, meaning you will be able to download ALL the resources immediately upon purchase. We’re able to offer this low price because it’s digital.
But I already own some of these cards. Can I swap?
Not this time. We know that many people in our community may already own a product within this pack, however we won’t be able to take special requests. For this price, you're still paying less than it would cost you for a single product in the pack.
Is there a physical version available for purchase?
This is a digital-only product and we don't have a physical version available at this time.
What do I need to know about downloading?
You will receive a zip file after purchase. You will need to be able to unzip the file using either Winzip or 7Zip (both are often standard computer applications. Full instructions on downloading and opening zip files are available here: https://shop.kidsyogastories.com/pages/downloading-files-instructions
What ages are the yoga resources suitable for?
The resources in this pack target children ages 4+. However, our yoga resources can be adapted for various ages and developmental needs. Our yoga products are designed to act as springboards to other learning experiences suitable for any age.
Will I need a printer to access my digital products?
A printer is not necessary. You can view the products on any device. You can, however, print them out if you prefer. Find printing instructions for our digital products here: http://www.kidsyogastories.com/about-menu/printing-instructions/
I am not a techy. So by digital, you mean that I can downloaded it and then print it out?
You can either print them off (as 3x5 cards or full size) or simply view them on your laptop, phone, tablet, or computer. It's up to you how you choose to use them.