Purpose To help children learn breath awareness
A Hoberman sphere, which is a structure resembling a geodesic
dome. It can be folded down to a fraction of its normal size in a
magical motion that mesmerizes adults and children. This visual
really helps children learn breath awareness. Hoberman spheres are
available online at Amazon and can be bought at Target and Walmart.
They come in mega, mini, and micro sizes. For more information, visit
Take out the sphere, and use it as a prop during circle time to practice
deep breathing. You can also use it with individual children. As you
breathe in, expand the sphere, and as you exhale, contract the
sphere. The action really helps children learn breath awareness and
create calm. Don’t let the fact that the toy isn’t indestructible deter
you from buying it.
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