• Apps to Promote Emotional Well-Being


    Apps about mindfulness or being calm

    Headspace: Meditation & Sleep: Headspace is your guide to everyday mindfulness in just a few minutes a day. (Free for teachers)

    Headspace for Kids:  Simple breathing exercises for kids to focus on calm.

    Calm: Calm is the #1 app for Sleep, Meditation and Relaxation.

    Insight Timer - Meditation App: Guided meditations and talks led by the world's top meditation and mindfulness experts, neuroscientists, psychologists and teachers.

    Stop, Breathe, Think for Kids:  A meditation and mindfulness made easy for kids ages 5-10.

    Mindful Powers:  A very child friendly app that empowers kids to bring calm into their lives.

    DreamyKid:  A meditation app that whole families can use.

    Kids Yoga Deck:  Kids flip through a virtual deck of yoga cards with pictures of real kids demonstrating poses.

    ChillOutz:  A fun, animated stories teaching kids to stay calm in any situation.


    Apps to help children with identifying emotions:

    Avokiddo Emotions:  young children dress up silly animals and learn about their personalities and emotions

     Emotions from I Can Do Apps:  uses real pictures of children's faces to help kids explore and identify different emotions

    Zones of Regulation App:  helps students categorize feelings into four color zones

    Emotionary: Develop a rich vocabulary of emotions and you’ll have the building block for emotional intelligence.


    Apps to help with focus and attention

    Focus Booster App:  This app chunks tasks into time segments for all age levels.

    Bear Focus Timer:  this app uses simple black and white graphics to break tasks into time chunks for kids, a method used for increasing focus and concentration

    Freedom: Freedom blocks distracting websites and apps.

    Ninja Focus:  app helps with concentration and mindfulness with an engaging ninja theme

    Color by Number:  color a picture by number using focus and concentration

    Rescue Time: Rescue Time helps you understand where your time goes each day. Optimize your energy. And take back control of your day.


    Apps to promote gratitude/emotional expression

    Three Good Things:  A simple online journal where you list 3 good things about each day.  This focus on gratitude leads to greater happiness.

    Thankful for:  This app prompts and encourages you to build a gratitude list daily.


Last Modified on June 16, 2021