Mental Health Goodies Toolkit
The Mental Health Committee is excited to share some of the items that they were able to purchase to support students in a time when they need it more then ever. These items will go into a centralized “Positive Mental Health Goodies Toolbox” at the school to provide that extra support for kids who need it.
These include things like sensory stress balls, sensory relief items, and seat cushions. They will be kept in a centralized bin and sanitized between uses – it will be like a treasure chest to support kids’ feelings!
In addition, we were able to purchase 12 Zones of Regulation whiteboards that the teachers will begin using in classrooms this spring. This is a TDSB-approved framework geared toward helping students gain skills in consciously regulating their feelings and actions, which in turn leads to increased control and problem solving abilities.