If we're going to teach mindfulness to teens, we need to get them on board first. How can we teach mindfulness to teenagers? How do we convince them to disconnect and spend time in stillness in their busy, connected lives?
Self-Exploration Using a DBT House. Counselor's awesome site on childrens and teens mental health counseling. lots of inspiration - check this out! especially for my middle school group ideas while we are working on DBT concepts
Penny Drop Inexpensive game using a fish tank, jar, water and pennies! Great for an ocean theme party or an outdoor party with carnival style games. Fill tank with water. Place jar in tank. Drop pennies and if it goes into the jar, it's a winner.