Mindfulness for Kids

Kids need more peace, quiet, and mindfulness.

They also can benefit greatly from focusing their attention on just one thing! Use these tools, resources, and activities to help teach kids mindfulness and practice meditation.

If your child is in need of some calming practices and techniques for emotional awareness, look no further!  Read on for tips and tricks to teach kids mindfulness and focused attention.

Also, check out the Free Resources Library for downloadable Meditation Scripts, Breathing Cards, and more!

8 Amazing Videos to Teach and Practice Mindfulness with Kids

8 Amazing Videos to Teach and Practice Mindfulness with Kids

Mindfulness is an amazing tool. It’s good for kids, and adults, and it’s quickly become a new catchphrase and a popular teaching strategy to incorporate into all classrooms and settings. Mindfulness is gaining some good research, too, on how it can be important for...

How to Make a Mindfulness Glitter Calm Down Jar

How to Make a Mindfulness Glitter Calm Down Jar

In this post:  You'll find tips for teaching kids about mindfulness, how to deal with big emotions, and how to make a calming glitter jar with your kids. Calm down! Be quiet! Relax! Kids are constantly loud and noisy this is normal. It's nice to able to help them calm...

Enticing Partner Games that Teach Mindfulness for Kids

Enticing Partner Games that Teach Mindfulness for Kids

Teaching mindfulness to kids doesn’t have to be to just boring sitting still and breathing. In fact, mindfulness games for kids are an engaging and fun way for kids to get excited about practicing awareness. It should feel like it’s something they can relate to. I...

The Most Fabulous Books for Teaching Mindfulness to Kids

The Most Fabulous Books for Teaching Mindfulness to Kids

Mindfulness books are a great tool for teachers and parents who hear themselves repeating these phrases often: "Calm down, settle down, take a deep breath, take a break..." Words that I hear myself say over and over to my students every day. Kids are so full of...

How to Use Easy and Calming Guided Imagery with Kids

How to Use Easy and Calming Guided Imagery with Kids

Kids need a mindfulness break sometimes. So does everyone, really.  But it’s super important for kids in school especially and kids who need a little extra reminder to feel calm and relax. Mindfulness games, mindfulness breathing, and other practices can all help kids...

How To Make Beautiful And Affirming Mindfulness Rocks For Kids

How To Make Beautiful And Affirming Mindfulness Rocks For Kids

DIY arts and crafts projects for kids are super satisfying. When you can make it a mindfulness craft with positive affirmations and teach kindness at the same time you have a triple bonus activity. AND when that mindfulness craft costs you less than $10 a kid you have...

Mindfulness Meditation Games for Toddlers

Mindfulness Meditation Games for Toddlers

Want to know how to get toddlers to meditate or how to teach your toddler mindfulness? Or know if toddlers can even meditate? This is how I taught mindfulness meditation to my three-year-old! I'm happy to present this guest post written and submitted by Jamie...

Effective and Simple Ways to Add Mindfulness to your Kids’ Day

Effective and Simple Ways to Add Mindfulness to your Kids’ Day

Mindfulness is a key tool in the life of an anxious person or child. Honestly, it is a helpful tool in an average person's life, too! There are many ways to practice meditation and mindfulness. There are courses you take, retreats to go to and books to read. But if...

How to Calm a Class (or a Child) Using Mindfulness

How to Calm a Class (or a Child) Using Mindfulness

Does mindfulness for kids work? Can it stop a tantrum or chaotic explosion in kids? We've all seen and heard kids having a tantrum. The heart-stopping, blood vessel constricting panic it sends me into is unforgettable. Kids that are yelling, shouting at each other,...