School Counselor's Resources

Welcome! We're so glad you are visiting our Hardin Park School Counseling Website! You will find a series of resources on this page for relaxation, stress management, learning and well-being. Please also checkout the tabs above for resources by grade-span, anxiety and depression resources, parenting resources, character education, and food resources.

GoNoodle

GoNoodle is great for everyone in the family. You can download the FREE app, or you can visit online at https://www.gonoodle.com/ . GoNoodle provides fun games and calm down/stress activities available. Create an account online and then you can sing and dance with your kids to help calm down.


iChill App

Download the iChill app, or go online to www.iChillapp.com. This is a FREE app available on iPhone and Android. This app helps explain and and helps provide opportunities for you to practice all six skills of the Community Resiliency Model (CRM). This app can also teach you how stress can affect someone's mind and body.


Podcasts for Kids

Try checking out this great podcast about science called “Wow in the World”

https://www.npr.org/podcasts/510321/wow-in-the-world


Yoga for Kids

Try doing some free yoga with your kids! This yoga video is perfect for kids, and can help them feel calm and relaxed.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X655B4ISakg


Go on a Virtual Tour

Go online at https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours and access 12 famous museums from all over the world. Some of the museums include:

  • British Museum, London- Featuring the Rosetta Stone and Egyptian Mummies.

  • Guggenheim Museum, New York- Featuring art from Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary eras.

  • Musée d’Orsay, Paris- Featuring artworks from Monet, Cézanne, and Gauguin.


Check-in With the Animals

Go to these zoos and check out their live cameras:

San Diego Zoo- https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/cams/penguin-cam

National Zoo- https://nationalzoo.si.edu/webcams

Monterey Bay Aquarium- https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams/

National Aquarium- https://www.aqua.org/Experience/live


Peaceful Pen Pal Program

Sign up at https://www.tfaforms.com/4810863 to enroll your child in a pen pal program with another child somewhere in the United States. Each child will be matched with a child around the same age.





Mindful Schools

With many students, educators, and families at home, away from school and work, Mindful Schools is excited to offer free, online mindfulness classes for KIDS! Your kids can join us online for mindful activities, mindful movement, read-alouds, and more.

https://www.mindfulschools.org/free-online-mindfulness-class-for-kids/?utm_source=Mindful+Schools+Newsletter&utm_campaign=7968a81a59-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_NEWSLETTER_2020_03_18_NONREG&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_024a46d2a1-7968a81a59-20829227