Colours of Autism

“While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.” – Angela Schwindt April is World Autism Awareness Month. This time every year, we celebrate and recognise the children, young people and adults across the world on the autistic spectrum (ASD). Autism is a spectrum condition […]

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Take 5 and Breathe

The festive season is in full swing and the New Year is on the horizon. It’s a time many of us start to reflect upon the last 12 months and plan ahead for a fresh start next year.  Celebrations, unexpected events and increased social interactions can create a busy and exciting time for children and […]

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Mindful Grounding for Kids

In the age of digital technology, and innovative pursuits, many children are growing up today, excited to find new ways to socially interact and purchase the latest fad. However, the busyness can also be overwhelming for kids struggling to find a sense of peace and calm. Just mentally processing all the unexpected comings and goings […]

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Guided Imagery to Relax Kids

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”  – Henry David Thoreau Guided imagery is a relaxation tool where children are given suggestions to use the power of their imagination to visualise positive mental images and find a sense of peace from within. Most children are naturally creative and can use their […]

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Back to School

“Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”  A.A. Milne The summer holidays are almost over and a new school year is looming. For children, returning to school can present an exciting feat of new beginnings in a new environment whilst creating life affirming moments. On […]

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Yoga for Little Ones 🙏

“Feel good, be good, and do good.” – Yogi Bhajan, Guru of Kundalini Yoga The summer holidays are nearly here, which can be an exciting time for many children.  However, in the run to the summer it’s a busy time for schools across the UK. There’s the sudden pressure of Phonic Screening tests, SATs, class […]

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Anxiety in Children

It’s the half term break and good to take a step back to reflect on things.  Thinking about my experiences in both mainstream and special education this year, I still get a buzz of creative inspiration whenever I teach and see light bulb moments from my students. In my opinion, growing up should be fun, creative, supportive and liberating, […]

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