Play OuiSi Games of Visual Connection
OuiSi is a set of 210 visually-connecting photo cards (like when the clouds overhead look like a herd of sheep), with games and activities that foster…
OuiSi asks if you've played a different kind of Eye Spy...the mindful kind! With photo cards featuring different colors, textures and patterns you can mindfully connect them to something you spy in your world. Great for adults with younger children, read how to play on the blog and try it out! #mindfulnessgames #mindfulnessactivities #mindfulnessgamesforkids #mindfulnessactivitiesforadults
OuiSi knows that appreciating someone's perspective can fuel empathy. However, our assumptions about that person can limit our curiosity to see through their eyes, especially for kids who observe adults doing this. These assumptions about others build over time. Learn what activities kids and adults can play together to (re)instill empathy in your lives.
Creative Therapy can do wonders for inspiring mindfulness in kids. These visual activities encourage kids to be present to the moment and see life without constraints (an essence of what mindfulness is about). Read the OuiSi blog to get inspired by our simple photo card games, get creative and develop mindfulness as a family.
What are the top 3 mindfulness activities kids can enjoy right now? Aside from kids' yoga, there's plenty of mindful games that can inspire curiosity and wonder. Read about 3 of them on the OuiSi blog now. #mindfulnessgames #mindfulnessactivities #mindfulnessgamesforkids #mindfulnessactivitiesforadults
Mindfulness can be so insightful for kids that practice early on in life. There's also many activities to practice mindfulness that go beyond yoga and seated meditation that kids can enjoy. Best of all, the kids can play these mindfulness activities right at home (a lovely bonding experience as a family). Read the OuiSi blog to learn how simple it is to play.
OuiSi's resident teacher blogger shares that when one problem solving strategy doesn’t work, she has her classroom pause and reflect on it, and then try a new approach. In other words, she helps students learn how to learn. Read what challenges and critical thinking activities she introduced that you could potentially share with your classroom, too.
Whether your kids are learning virtually or back in the classroom, OuiSi shares mindfulness activities that can inspire anywhere. A game of visual connection like Eye Spy is a great way to (re)explore your surroundings. Learn a different way to play using photo cards mindfully on our blog now. #mindfulnessgames #mindfulnessactivities #mindfulnessgamesforkids #mindfulnessactivitiesforadults
Learn about one creative classroom teaching theme to try. OuiSi's resident teacher/blogger shares how her children go about their morning routines of unpacking, settling in, and beginning some morning work as they ease into their school day. Read the blog to learn what she does to assemble her students for the morning. #effectiveteachingstrategiesteachersclassroommanagement #teachingstrategiescreativecurriculumclassroommanagement #teachingstrategiespreschoolclassroommanagement
What kind of games can help kids develop mindfulness in the classroom? OuiSi shares 2 scavenger hunts activities that can foster kids' learning in fun ways. Whether you're a teacher or a parent homeschooling, your kids can benefit from these mindfulness games.
Usually, a lesson-planning can begin with the end in mind - the teacher's intended learning objectives. However, given the pandemic, it’s been more difficult to jump directly into a regular lesson plan. So, the challenge of the pandemic brings up critical thinking questions that not only apply to the teacher, but can apply to the kids in the classroom. Read the OuiSi blog now to get ideas on how to make the most out of a challenging virtual teaching environment.
OuiSi talks about how things "visually connect," like when clouds overhead look like a herd of sheep. Things might have similar shapes, colors, patterns - really, anything you can imagine as you practice mindfulness. Read our blog for a few mindful games you can play alone, with kids and other adults. #mindfulnessgames #mindfulnessactivities #mindfulnessgamesforkids #mindfulnessactivitiesforadults
Discover 2 activities to encourage kids' mindfulness with OuiSi photo cards. The activities we included are fun, creative hunts for these subtle wonders. Learn how they start and how your kids can set an intention (a key aspect of mindfulness). These mindfulness activities are simple to play and can be used anywhere, whether on the subway or at the doctor's office with your kids. Order a box of OuiSi now.
What are some open ended classroom teaching tools you can use? OuiSi's guest blogger and teacher shares how to begin a meeting with her students so they greet each other by using eye contact, and kind words to acknowledge each person in the class. Read the blog to see this effective teaching strategy in action. #effectiveteachingstrategiesclassroommanagement #creativeteachingideasforkidsclassroom #autismclassroomideasteachingstrategies #teachingstrategiespreschoolclassroommanagement