Mindfulness is a big word for a simple idea – it is paying attention, with care, to one moment at a time. The perfect introduction to mindfulness, this book teaches children how to be mindful by focusing their thoughts and noticing the world around them using fun activities.
Packed with a variety of crafts and exercises, kids can learn practical mindfulness in minutes. Help to settle your emotions by making a glitter jar, take time to appreciate food using mindful eating, and find out how to take a rainbow breath. With six chapters, including Focus and Calm, kids can pick activities to suit their needs. The breathing exercises can be done almost anywhere, and crafts such as bubbles of kindness use household items to create exciting tools for mindfulness.
Parent’s notes give advice on how to encourage children to get the most from the mindful activities and when they might be useful, and reference pages explain why sleep is important and how our bodies affect our emotions.
Calm – Mindfulness for Kids shows that supporting a child’s positive mental health doesn’t need to be expensive, time-consuming, or difficult, and that children can de-stress, focus, and get moving while having fun.