Lesson 6: Stretches

By imitating shapes of animals, children explore different stretches to help to ease tension in the body and aid relaxation.

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding the positive impact of relaxation on the body

  • Using stretching to ease muscle tension and relax

  • Understanding when is a good time to use this technique

Teacher Video: Relaxation

This video covers all our relaxation lessons


Animal Stretch Cards
Animal Stretches PowerPoint
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Elaine Bousfield,  
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Elaine worked for many years as a therapist with young people. She is the founder and chair of XenZone and its children and young people’s counselling service, kooth.com. Kooth delivers an onlineAnother term for ‘the internet’. counselling and therapy service. It is…
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