Waves for Change uses activities and games to encourage children and youth to practice behaviours which can help them feel calm, connected, and capable. Most of our activities take place at the beach, but what we practice can be used anywhere, anytime! Below are guides to some of our activities, which you can do at home, in your community, and in the classroom.

W4C Power hand

This activity helps us to name our strengths, so we feel resilient and STRONG. It can also help us to feel calm. Watch the video below, and

Download the step-by-step guide to building your Power Hand here.

W4C Take 5

This activity is short, simple breathing activity which we can use anywhere, anytime.

You can read the steps in English here

You can read the steps in Afrikaans here.

You can read the steps in isiXhosa here.

Then you can listen to the Take 5 read by W4C coaches in Afrikaans, isiXhosa and English.

Afrikaans Take 5 Audio

isiXhosa Take 5 Audio

English Take 5 Audio

Download other helpful material below by clicking the button

afrikaans resources