Connection Calendar for young people

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

26

See if your school is open through the Share our Space program

27

Come up with a motto for your family

28

Start your day with 5 mindful moments

29

Before dinner, talk about the best thing that happened today. What made it so good?

30

Use a tracking app to commit to exercising every day during October

1

Make a fun music video

2

Pick a local spot on the map and lead your family there

3

Unplug – have a device-free day

4

Phone a friend for a chat –rather than message them

5

Loan a friend something you know they would value

6

Kick a ball, drop a basket, go to the skate park with friends

7

Try box breathing, it’s as easy as 1,2,3,4


8

Surprise your family with a new tasty, healthy meal

9

Get ready for the start of Term 4 – pack bags, sort clothes, and have an early night

10

World Mental Health Day - Tune In to you and your mental health

11

Discover new and different ways to relax

12

Message a friend doing their HSC and wish them good luck

13

Lay quietly and listen to calming sounds. What do you hear?

14

Think about someone you admire, what values do you share with them?

15

Arrange to meet up with a friend

16

Do a ‘Just Dance’ challenge from Youtube

17

Discover new apps for you or a friend

18

Help out with a chore that you usually don’t do

19

Sketch or photograph your favourite spot

20

Take up an old skill or hobby or try a new one

21

Create a lucky dip of favourite movie titles – for a family movie night with the lucky draw

22

Complete a journal entry each day for a week

23

Offer to help cook dinner

24

Drink more water, it's great for your brain and body

25

Watch Old People’s Home for teenagers series on iview

26

Before you go to sleep – try a calming countdown

27

Master a new skill – like juggling

28

Recognise World Teachers' Day

29

Stay active

30

Grandparents’ Day – if you can, call your grandparents and have a chat

31

Reachout if you need to – don’t keep any worries to yourself

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