'Vitamin Sea'- The healing powers of the sea - Workshops for students

Objectives

Saltwater Creations provide a face to face, interactive, real life story-telling workshop, about how the sea can help with mental and physical well-being.

In a surf themed workshop, a picture board of real life activities and  fun interactive tasks brings the workshop alive and leaves the students wanting to leave the classroom and head straight to the beach!

The workshop includes a mini surf lesson and the practice of mindfulness through pebble painting.  Each student keeping the pebble to leave somewhere as an act of kindness and pass on positivity to others.

Workshop content includes focus on; the curative nature of the sea as seen by the Victorians, empowerment, volunteering and citizenship, well-being and physical activities.

Aims

  • Enlighten young people about the seaside and encourage visits and under new activities at the beach 
  • Provide empowerment tools for young people to be the best they can and for them to encourage others to do the same through acts of kindness
  • Create unlimited beliefs
  • Develop 'can do' attitudes and growth mindsets
  • Build resilience, confidence and perseverance in children and young people

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge

  • The curative nature of the sea
  • Personal well-being
  • Sea safety
  • Surfing 
  • Coping with loss

 Skills

  • Respect and appreciate the sea
  • Trying new experiences without having fear and apprehension
  • Adapt to, and accept change with a positive attitude
  • How to surf
  • Think and operate without limited beliefs

Values

  • Gratitude  and respect for nature around us
  • Respond to others peoples values and needs with an open mind
  • Helping others, kindness, respect

Please note: This workshop is based on a real life story of the unexpected death of a young person, and although presented with great sensitivity we are aware that some schools may wish to communicate this with the parents of the recipient’s pre- workshop participation.

'The way that Jules covered the topic of death was light, positive and tactful.  It made it easy to address the issues surrounding death without making anyone feel sad'. Ms West, EBS School, Bognor Regis

Who are the workshops for?

Students from age 5 yrs upwards with special relevance to Year 3 National Curriculum activities linked to the theme of the 'Seaside'.

The Saltwater Workshop is delivered at your establishment and is approximately 45 mins-1 hour long with 3 sessions maximum per day.

Is there a cost?

Saltwater Creations CIC works to identify funding partners to deliver the workshops to schools. Sometimes we can offer them at reduced cost or even free where funding has been secured. Workshops are available at any time starting from £250 per day.  Please contact us if you would like a workshop if funding is available.  

To book a Saltwater Workshopplease contact us here.

To see testimonials from our schools workshops click here.

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