Caring for your mental health and well-being is more important than ever so we have designed a set of 9 beautifully hand illustrated Australian themed nature mindfulness activity cards to practice being present and mindful in nature. Connecting to nature means more than just being outside. It’s a process of slowing down to calm to the mind, relax the body and tune in our senses to the natural environment.
This set of 9 mindful in nature activity cards have been designed to engage your child’s senses, body and mind. They incorporate: movement, breathe, the senses, patterns and creativity.
Includes 9 Nature Mindfulness Activity Cards (5 Australian animal yoga cards, 2 senses, 1 creative & 1 patterns in nature card)
Each card has Australian flora and fauna hand painted onto the card to bring out our rich and diverse landscapes, wildlife and colours in nature. By spending time outdoors in nature, children
Beautifully hand illustrated and created by Eco Explorers Bush Kindy Facilitator, Artist and Primary School Teacher Kate Rijs in consultation with Eco Explorers Founder and Mental Health Worker, Melinda Bito to bring awareness and a deep connection nature to support your child’s well-being and mental health.
The mindful in nature printable help children discover the benefits of mindfulness, relaxation and self-care at an early age.
Mindfulness is learning to be fully present in the moment and can help children to get in touch with their thoughts and feelings, improve their concentration, lower their levels of stress and anxiety and boost positive feelings.
Ages: 3 – 11 years
About the artist
Kate Rijs is an artist, qualified and experienced Primary School Teacher, Art Teacher and Outdoor Educator who feels that she is at her happiest when she is out in nature. Kate is passionate about creativity and loves nurturing creativity and imagination in both children and adults. She believes that nature is the best classroom that there is because it provides countless opportunities for developing these qualities.