NSW K-2

From term 1, 2019, we are offering Mindz incursions for K-2 students. While previously our headsets were too small for the junior grades, we’ve adapted them for a smaller head size. The younger students love it.

Unlike our stage 4, 5 and 6 incursions, we do not align the content to NESA outcome points, deciding to focus on the wonder of science and technology as it applies to 4, 5, 6 and 7 year olds. This makes it a terrific addition to any STEM or STEAM day held at school.

An interest in science doesn’t start at grade 5, but begins even before school. In our experience, the younger a child is exposed to science, the more likely it is that a career or lasting interest will develop.

Controlling anger and frustration
K-2 students will learn some basic neuroscience in simple language. They will start by singing songs about the brain and having a look inside their head using our fully safe EEGs.

View a sample clip

They will then look at what happens inside their brain when they get angry. We use the simple ‘Glitter Jar’ example and a fantastic short video by Julie and Josh Salzman aimed at younger children to explain this. Students will then use an EEG to see how well they can relax (de-glitter) their brain. The ability to do this is vital in making better decisions in the playground, in class or at home.

The K-2 incursions will only be presented by Phil Dye, a trained K-6 teacher and musician.

“The children really enjoyed participated in the activities where they watched their class mate’s brains on the screen. Being a Year One class they absolutely loved the brain song too.”
Vanessa Finlayson: Redlands Prep

NSW K-2 Schools enquiry form
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