MindUP For Families and Educators: Free content


MindUP For Families and Educators: Free content

About This Resource

Summary Online self-guided courses and resources from MindUP, designed to support families in cultivating mindfulness, awareness, compassion, an understanding of the brain, and more.


MindUP, created by the Goldie Hawn Foundation in 2003, is an acclaimed Social Emotional Learning (SEL) program that is implemented in schools across the globe (read more about MindUP here).

To access free resources, you will need to register on the Mind Up website: https://mindup.org/membership/ then click “Join Now” next to the Free Membership option. 

Here’s a preview of some of the free content you will find once you’ve registered and logged in.

  • Brain Break content
    • Downloadable script for guiding children in this short meditation
    • Selected videos, including on topics of gratitude, the five senses, kindness, and breathing
  •  Courses
    • MindUP For Parents and Families: Power of Play with Dr. Jean Clinton
    • For families: Bringing MindUP Home: The Early Years
    • MindUP for Parents & Families: Digital Well-Being Basics
    • MindUP for Parents: Mindful Parenting
  • Deeper Learning > Articles & Videos
    • A variety of links to topics such as neuroscience, mindful awareness, social emotional learning, positive psychology, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Trauma-informed practice and Mindful Parenting
  • Breath Resource Center
    • A list of teachers in the field of breathing and mindfulness, a few videos, and links to their websites to learn more
  • Recommended Reading
    • A list of books, mostly for adults on mindfulness, awareness and related topics


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