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For Kids: Meditaiton & Mindfulness for Kids | More Books for Kids

Resting the mind in the present moment and paying attention to the breath is an inavaluable practice to teach children and teens. Cultivating this skill helps them to manage stress, ease anxiety, increase focus, and develop compassion.  Our authors are experts in teaching mindfulness to young people and families--and our books in this genre offer guidance and practices that are as useful for parents as they are for kids.

Books on Meditaiton & Mindfulness for Kids

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Girl Time: A Mother-Daughter Activity Book for Sharing, Bonding, and Really Talking

Sometimes it’s hard to talk with your mom about feelings and situations that tween girls these days have to deal with—like stress, frustration, feeling in control, and being bored. Girl Time is full of fun activities that you can do with your mom that will also show you great ways to calm down, chill out, express yourself, feel positive, and become really confident!

This book includes:

  • Games, mazes, and fill-in-the blank letters to help you learn more about yourself—and your mom
  • Tips and strategies for getting yourself motivated, relaxed, or out of a funk
  • Simple breathing exercises to calm your mind
  • Great advice on what to eat to power up, boost your mood, and activate your mind
  • And much more!

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Sitting Still Like a Frog

Taught by: Eline Snel

$17.95 - Paperback

This introduction to mindfulness meditation for children and their parents includes practices that can help children calm down, become more focused, fall asleep more easily, alleviate worry, manage anger, and generally become more patient and aware. The accompanying audio CD has guided meditations voiced by Myla Kabat-Zinn, co-author of Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting.

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Be Mindful and Stress Less: 50 Ways to Deal with Your (Crazy) Life

When you take care of yourself, you are saying to yourself that you matter. Engaging in self-care doesn’t mean you are selfish. You can’t care for anyone else until you first take care of yourself. Then you can model for others how to take care of themselves.

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ARTICLES

The Monster Parade Educator’s Guide

Free Companion Guide Download Download this companion guide for questions to ask while reading The Monster Parade and several post reading activities that can be done at home or in the classroom. I...

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3 Mindfulness Exercises to Help Parents Manage the Lack of Control

Here are three exercises to help establish a light touch for setting goals with the children in your life. ...

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Golden Dragon Activity from Kuan Yin | Free Download

Create a golden dragon twirler to send heartfelt wishes out into the world! For centuries, dragons have been represented in cultures throughout the world, though attitudes towards them differ. Chin...

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Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! | Free Activities Download

Activities to Share with Your Students ENTER YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO RECEIVE A SET OF ACTIVITIES AND WORKSHEETS AS A PRINTABLE PDF. As a thank you for all the amazing work you do as a teacher, we ...

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ONLINE COURSES

Sitting Still Like a Frog

Kids take to mindful awareness naturally, even enthusiastically, as soon as they see how it works. If you’re a parent, teacher, therapist—or anyone who works with kids—this online course will give you the skills you need to introduce the youngsters in your world to mindfulness and its many benefits. Best-selling Shambhala Publications author and mindfulness trainer Eline Snel offers simple, playful ways to introduce kids to the basics.

Taught by: Eline Snel