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Rainbow School Counselor Door Sign (Editable)

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Before Spring Break I did a few things to refresh my school counseling office. I created this 🌈 Rainbow School Counselor Door Sign 🌈 I created on Canva to refresh my school counseling office door.  I love how it goes with my Mindfulness Pinwheel Bulletin Board and adds some spring vibes to my office door. I attached the door sign using a page protector. I cut the side with the hole punches and affixed it to the window on my door using a  Scotch Adhesive Dot Roller .  Using a page protector to hang my door sign will allow me to easily swap it out and add other signs. (I also made a "Zoom Meeting in Progress" sign that I'll share soon.) If you want your own version this 🌈 Rainbow School Counselor Door Sign 🌈 I made an editable version for you! Click here or the image below to get your own editable copy. What signs do you have on your door?  Have you ever used a page protector to hold signs on you

Bubble Breathing Exercise Tags

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Using bubbles is a great way to teach students about deep breathing and mindfulness. Due to COVID-19 restrictions I can't have students blow bubbles in my office, but I can provide them with something they can take home and practice. I made these Bubble Breathing Exercise Tags to attach to bubble solution.  I included bubbles and the Bubble Breathing exercise as part of my Mindfulness To-Go Kit, but you could also provide them to students as a standalone. I purchased bottles of bubbles at Target. They were $3 for six bottles. you could also use the small party bubbles. You can get a 24 pack at Target for $4. I tied a ribbon around the bubbles and attached the printable. I laminated it so students could use it over and over.  Items you need to recreate this: Bubbles (regular or party size) Ribbon Bubble Breathing Exercise Tag To assemble, cut out the tags. You can print these on cardstock or laminate them so they are more durable. Punch a hole in

Mindfulness To-Go Kits

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I'm super excited to share this Mindfulness To-Go kit with you! Our April PBIS theme is Mindfulness. I thought it would be great for students to have a tangible way to practice mindfulness at home! I made these Mindfulness To-Go kits so students could easily grab them and go!  The Mindfulness To-Go kit includes: ✨ Bubbles  ✨ Bubble Breathing Exercise ✨ Mindfulness Activities Card ✨ Grounding Activity ✨ Colored pencils ✨ Coloring Pages by The School Counselor is In (@theschoolcounselorisin) ✨ Outdoor Mindfulness Scavenger Hunt by The School Counselor is In (@theschoolcounselorisin) I gave a few of these kits out to students yesterday and I can't wait to hear if they found them helpful! My plan is to advertise the Mindfulness To-Go kits to students so they can pick them up and take them home. Everything you need to recreate this Mindfulness To-Go Kit is located in this folder or by clicking the image below. Things you will need to assemble the

Editable Spring Break Tips for Students

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On Friday I saw @counselingjbms share tips for students to get ready for Spring Break! I loved this idea and decided to make a version for my students. (Check out @counselingjbms for their post that inspired me!) I scheduled an e-mail to go out to all the students on my caseload Monday morning that includes these "Spring into Break" tips. Who knew you could schedule emails in gmail?! It is a definite game-changer! I created these Spring into Break tips on Canva . If you are interested in creating this Spring into Break tips for your students, and want to use this image, I created an editable Google Slide that you can customize for your students!  I created an editable Google Slide so you can create your own version of these tips for your students. Click here , or the image below to access a copy of the Spring into Break tips.  I added text boxes and included sample text. You can edit the text to customize these tips for your school and students. I pu

Mindulness Activity Cards

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Our March and April PBIS theme is Mindfulness. I wanted to do something for remote students connected to our monthly theme. I created Mindfulness Activity cards with a few activities students could complete at home. I made a variety of choices so that hopefully they would be willing to try one. We assembled a packet with the Mindfulness Activity cards, an Outdoor Mindulness Scavenger Hunt, and a Mindfulness Coloring Page to send home to students who will be remote the last semester of the school year. For a personal touch we included a handwritten note on a postcard that says "We miss you! Have a great Trimester 3! From the PBIS Team." I made the Mindfulness Activities cards using the items from my Pinwheel Mindfulness Bulletin Board. I thought this would be a great way to share our March & April theme - Mindfulness - with remote students.  You can access the Mindfulness Activity Card here .  The Mindfulness Scavenger Hunt a

Spring Mindfulness Bulletin Board with QR Codes

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I created this colorful, interactive, spring bulletin board for our March & April PBIS theme, mindfulness. I made this bulletin board interactive for students by adding QR Codes with different mindfulness activities. Since most things need to be touch-less right now, I thought using QR Codes would be an easy way for students to access some mindfulness activities. If you are not familiar with QR Codes, QR stands for Quick Response. QR Codes are scannable with a smart device camera (iPad, tablet, or smart phone). you can easily make your own QR codes by using a QR Code generator. You can link the QR Code to a website or online document. When the user scans the QR Code they will be directed to the link. I used  QR Code Generator  to create the QR Codes.  I got the idea for this bulletin board while looking for mindfulness resources. I stumbled upon a New York Times article about "Pinwheel Breathing." This sent me down a rabbit hole of brainstorming a

Spring Forward, Spread Joy! Sunday, March 14th at 7:30pm EST on Google Meet

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This Sunday Andrea Burston ( @jyjcounselor ) and I are hosting an idea sharing session on Google Meet - Spring Forward, Spread Joy! We will share ideas about how to spread joy in your school! We will share ways we spread joy in our schools and learn new ideas from you too! Spend your extra hour of daylight with us on Sunday, March 14th at 7:30 p.m. on Google Meet:  https://meet.google.com/xgm-iqwd-mop .  To participate you just need to get on Google Meet at 7:30pm EST using this link: https://meet.google.com/xgm-iqwd-mop . We can't wait to see you there!  Follow Danielle on Instagram for more updated and posts! #scchat #scspreadjoy #schoolcounselorlife #schoolcounselor