- For FREE Mindfulness activities, visit GoNoodle, set up a FREE account, search categories to find Mindfulness Activities
- For Families: www.parenttoolkit.com/social-and-emotional-development/news/general-parenting/eight-ways-to-bring-mindfulness-into-your-family
- Benefits for Students in the Classroom: www.forbes.com/sites/alicegwalton/2016/10/18/the-many-benefits-of-meditation-for-children/#5bf2fd23dbe3
For more on Thinking Strategies:
- Metacognition: childmind.org/article/how-metacognition-can-help-kids/
- Critical Thinking Skills: www.readingrockets.org/article/how-increase-higher-order-thinking
Here you will find links to some helpful websites. Let me know if you know of some you would like to add to this list.
- Starfall is a website that has activities that allow practice of foundational reading skills www.starfall.com/
- Storyline online is a website the offers books read aloud for students. The is a great resource for students to hear stories beautifully read by professional actors! www.storylineonline.net/
- Reading rockets is an amazing resource that includes articles on supporting your child's reading growth and many other resources that can help you to develop a curiosity and love of reading in your child. www.readingrockets.org/audience/parents
Check out these fun opportunities for you and your children to experience all Denver has to offer!
- The Scientific and Cultural Facilities District offers a calendar of "Free Day" activities to wonderful events in Denver. The activities offered include free days at the Denver Zoo, Denver Art Museum, Denver Botanic Gardens, and more! Check it out! scfd.org/p/free-days-calendar.html
- Visit the Bear Valley Library and enjoy a variety of activities for the kids and families! www.denverlibrary.org/content/bear-valley-branch-library
- Check out the awesome opportunities to see the Colorado Symphony's Family Concerts. Concerts are designed for children with the option to purchase discount tickets for students! Check it out! tickets.coloradosymphony.org/single/EventListing.aspx?k=9