Studies show that a mindfulness-based social and emotional learning curriculum is beneficial to students.
Coloring improves hand strength, dexterity, and attention, and can help in the development of the muscles in the hands and wrist.
Quieting the mind with guided mindfulness activities helps calm those who struggle with negative emotions, self-acceptance, stress, and anxiety.
Research has consistently shown that color increases memory retention better than verbal or textual cues alone.
Stanford University conducted a study showing that after 8 weeks of mindfulness training, the fourth through sixth graders in the study had documented decreases in anxiety and improvements in attention.
Teaching mindfulness brings children back into the present moment so they can learn.
Coloring can help with language development. Talking to students about colors and descriptive adjectives promotes language and communication skills.