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Japanese Culture and Wellbeing - Lesson 4

Subject: Other Topics
Level: Key Stage 2
Age: 7-11 years
Resource Type: Activities / Presentations / Lesson Plans / Worksheets

In this lesson, students will learn to take notice of the world around them as one of the '5 Ways to Wellbeing'. They will explore the links between nature, mindfulness and mental health by considering Japan’s symbolic cherry blossom. 

Learning Objectives

  • To be able to describe cherry blossoms and understand their significance in Japan.
  • To learn about the concepts of minfulness, being present and taking notice.
  • To create a haiku/practice taking notice of the surrounding world.

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