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St. Joseph’s NS Liscarroll Well-being Week March -2nd - 6th “Be your own kind of brave”

posted 27 Feb 2020, 08:31 by Eileen Barrett

St. Joseph’s NS Liscarroll

Well-being Week       March -2nd - 6th

 “Be your own kind of brave”

 5 Principles of Well-being


Mindful Monday: 2nd of March

  • Launch of Wellbeing Week at Assembly; video ‘What is Well-being?’

5 minute Mindfulness Technique

  • Whole School Mindful Art DEAC (Drop Everything And Colour) half hour 1:00- 1:30 Whole School

 colouring with meditative music playing for intercom

  • Yoga Whole School with Anne Duffy in Halla; 11:00- 12:00

-Juniors to 2nd 11:00- 11:20

-3rd & 4th 11:20 - 11:40

-5th & 6th 11:40- 12:00

Lios Cúram feel free to join whatever group is most suitable


Thankful Tuesday; 3rd of March

  • Write thankful letters to friend/teacher/family

  • End of the day- list 3 things they are thankful for to teacher as leaving classroom

  • Gratitude Journal for homework (one reduced item of homework each night)

  • DAEB (Drop Everything & Breathe) 1.00- 1.10, includes music from intercom

  • 4th class do a play of their choice for Junior Infants and (discuss between teachers)

Wellness Wednesday; 4th of March- Non-uniform Day for Pieta House

  • Onesie day( children make a donation of 2 euro as part of Pieta house collection) children can wear a onesie/ pyjamas or bring slippers in their  bags to wear inside

  • Therapeutic W/Shop Whole School incl. Sensory play;


  • Reflexology; simple massage techniques for children led by Nora 

9:00 -10:00  Halla Juniors Seniors 1st & 2nd/ 3rd & 4th/ 5th & 6th

Pizza Massage etc.



Try It Out Thursday; 5th of March

  • Resilience & Well-being Workshop Graffitti Theatre for 4th - 6th 10:00 -1:30

  • Try a technology free evening at home (print out of games that can be played give to children & parents)

  • Fruit Platters -for each class

  • Positive Potions- list positive emotions in a potion


Get Fit Friday;6th of March

  • ‘Walk a Mile with a Smile’ Whole School; please give your child a Hi-vis Vest & coat

  • Extra yard time

  • Get Fit Friday Stations on Big Yard for Juniors, Seniors & Lios Cúram run by 5th class



Secret friend each class pick their secret friend from a container & for the week-do random acts of kindness towards this friend-compliments, positive notes etc. Staff will be doing the same!

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see” Mark Twain


Gratitude Journal will be running for the week every night children will draw/ write something they are grateful for & homework will be reduced be active eg go for a walk, go on the trampoline, spend time together!


Thank you for your support!
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