Course Description

This course will help you teach your children how to use mindfulness as a tool for learning and a way to care for wellbeing. You will read the latest research and participate in mindfulness activities that build your confidence and skills.

You’ll learn:

- How mindfulness benefits children and educators.

- How to teach mindfulness in nature using the five senses.

- How to use mindfulness as a learning tool.

- How mindfulness links to the EYLF and NQS.


Early Childhood teachers

Teaching Standards

4.1.2 Proficient Level - Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments - Support student participation:   Establish and implement inclusive and positive interactions to engage and support all students in classroom activities,

4.3.2 Proficient Level - Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments - Manage challenging behaviour:   Manage challenging behaviour by establishing and negotiating clear expectations with students, and address discipline issues promptly, fairly and respectfully,

4.4.2 Proficient Level - Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments - Maintain student safety:   Ensure students’ wellbeing and safety within school by implementing school and/ or system, curriculum and legislative requirements

Do you teach in NSW? If so, this is relevant to you:

Completing Teach Mindfulness to Children will contribute 2 hours of NSW Education Standards Education Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and Assessment of NSW Curriculum/Early Years Learning Framework, addressing standard descriptors 3.5.3 from the Australia Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.


Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1: Introduction

    • Introduction

    • Aims and Objectives

    • Course Handout - Teach Mindfulness to Children

    • Transforming a Future

    • Set a Learning Goal

    • Task: Set a Learning Goal

  • 2

    Module 2: Benefits of Mindfulness

    • Meet Carolyn Shurey

    • What is Mindfulness?

    • Health and Wellbeing Benefits

    • Educational Benefits

    • How Mindfulness Helps You

    • Quick Check In

    • Task: Quick Check In

  • 3

    Module 3: How to Teach Mindfulness

    • Using the Five Senses and Nature

    • About the Activities

    • Smiling on the Inside

    • Super Senses

    • Mindful Explorers

    • Embedding into Daily Routines

    • Quick Check-In

    • Task: Quick Check-In

  • 4

    Module 4: Your Teaching

    • EYLF Teaching Resources

    • Teaching Tips

  • 5

    Module 5: Reflection

    • Reflect on your Learning

    • Task: Reflect on your Learning

    • Your Next Steps

  • 6

    Course Feedback

    • Course Feedback

Features of TTA Online PD

  • Availability

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  • Money back Guarantee

    If you complete less than 25% of an online course and aren't completely satisfied, let us know, and we will cancel your enrolment and provide a full refund.