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Wellness Wednesday - August 19, 2020

Last year we shared a Family Back to School Mental Health Checklist to help families prepare children to head back to school and address some of the common anxiety associated with making transitions and starting something new. All of those tips are great for starting any new school year, including this year, and we recommend you review it in preparation for the 2020-2021 school year.

To help address some of the added anxiety and emotions children may be feeling as a result of COVID-19, and all of the new rules that will be in place, we have created a new Back to School Mental Health Checklist that focuses on COVID-19 and things you can do to prepare your children to deal with the ways school will be different this year.

Here are some other Mental Health learning opportunities and resources for parents and families:

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Join Successful Families Successful Kids Wellness Coach Brittney Streeter on a Nature Scavenger Hunt!

You can also download the list and directions: Nature Scavenger Hunt


Executive Functioning Resources

Summer Bingo Challenge

Our Summer Bingo - Mental Health Edition includes fun activities and strategies for cultivating mental health. Take a few minutes each day to complete one of the bingo squares. Complete all of the activities on the card and enter to win a prize! The deadline to submit your completed cards is Friday, August 21, 2020.

Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to see our student volunteers take on our Mental Health and Numeracy challenges! We’ll be posting one video every day featuring one of the activities on our bingo cards. You can also view the videos as they are released on the 2020 Summer Bingo Challenge playlist on our YouTube channel.


Mindful Minutes

Follow us on Facebook @nlpsab to see a Mindful Minute each Wednesday presented by one of our SFSK Wellness Coaches. Each Mindful Minute focuses on a different mindfulness technique to share with your families!

We will be sharing the videos from previous weeks on our website. Check out our Mindful Minutes page to see our videos!


Additional Links and Resources

Don’t forget to check out the resources in the Mental Health section of our website. We are adding new links and resources on a weekly basis.