Imaginations: Fun Relaxation Stories and Meditations for Kids (Volume 1)
by Carolyn Clarke (Author)
This book provides stories to help children learn to calm their bodies and relax their minds. Wildly imaginative and whimsically joyful, Carolyn Clarke’s guide is a wonderful tool for children to learn that the most important spaces in life are often the quiet moments in between. The stories and illustrations contained in this volume help children learn to calm themselves and release the tension of their lives in a positive, healing
The Compassionate Classroom: Lessons That Nurture Wisdom and Empathy
by Jane Dalton (Author), Lyn Fairchild (Author)
This inspiring guidebook supports teachers seeking to provide a nurturing and creative classroom environment for middle school and high school students. Lessons supply instruction for creating a community of empathy, reverence, self-awareness, and mindfulness. Each entry features a concise lesson plan ready for implementation, as well as a brief summary of the interfaith and secular philosophies that underpin the lesson. Handouts and sample writings offer inspirational models for students to explore identity and spirituality
Mindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfulness: A Guide for Anyone Who Teaches Anything
by Deborah Schoeberlein David (Author), Suki Sheth (Author)
Mindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfulness emphasizes how the teacher's personal familiarity with mindfulness plants the seed for an education infused with attention, awareness, kindness, empathy, compassion, and gratitude.
The Mindful Child: How to Help Your Kid Manage Stress and Become Happier, Kinder, and More Compassionate
by Susan Kaiser Greenland (Author)
Mindful awareness works by enabling you to pay closer attention to what is happening within you—your thoughts, feelings, and emotions—so you can better understand what is happening to you. The Mindful Child extends the vast benefits of mindfulness training to children from four to eighteen years old with age-appropriate exercises, songs, games, and fables
Mindful Games: Sharing Mindfulness and Meditation with Children, Teens, and Families
by Susan Kaiser Greenland (Author)
A playful approach for cultivating mindfulness in kids, with sixty simple games to develop attention and focus, and identify and regulate emotions--by the author of The Mindful Child.
Is Nothing Something?: Kids' Questions and Zen Answers About Life, Death, Family, Friendship, and Everything in Between
by Thich Nhat Hanh
Is Nothing Something? will help adults plant the seeds of mindfulness in the young children in their lives. Beginning with the most basic questions, "What is important in life?" and "Why is my brother mean to me?" and progressing through issues that we all wrestle with, such as "How do I know if I really love somebody?", "How long am I going to live?", and "What does God look like?", each page presents a question with a short answer from Thich Nhat Hanh, appropriate for beginning readers to work with on their own.
Mindful Movements: Ten Exercises for Well-Being
by Thich Nhat Hanh (Author), Wietske Vriezen (Illustrator)
A few years back Thich Nhat Hanh began to develop gentle exercises based on Yoga and Tai Chi movements. Initially designed as mindful stretching breaks between long periods of sitting meditation, Mindful Movements became a popular tool to complement to sitting meditation extending Thich Nhat Hanh's trademark gentle approach to Buddhist teachings into a series of physical movements.
A Pebble for Your Pocket
by Thich Nhat Hanh (Author)
written in a conversational style, and is comprised of Buddhist parables, and stories from the author's own childhood experiences. They elucidate principles of Buddhism and mindfulness practice, and give the young reader and their parents concrete advise on handling difficult emotions such as anger, from which the title - a pebble for your pocket - is taken
Planting Seeds: Practicing Mindfulness with Children
by Thich Nhat Hanh (Author), Chan Chau Nghiem (Editor), Wietske Vriezen (Illustrator)
Based on Thich Nhat Hanh's thirty years of teaching mindfulness and compassion to parents, teachers, and children, the book and enclosed CD cover a wide range of contemplative and fun activities parents and educators can do with their children or students. .
The Compassionate Classroom: Relationship Based Teaching and Learning
by Sura Hart (Author), Victoria Kindle Hodson (Author)
Learn powerful skills to create an emotionally safe learning environment where academic excellence thrives. Build trust, reduce conflict, improve cooperation, and maximize the potential of each student as you create relationship-centered classrooms. Customizable exercises, activities, charts and cutouts make it easy for educators to create lesson plans for a day, a week or an entire school year. The Compassionate Classroom is the first complete curriculum for teaching NVC to elementary age students
Karma Kids: Answering Everyday Parenting Questions with Buddhist Wisdom
by Greg Holden (Author)
Empowering parents with practical and fun ways to impart spiritual and ethical principles to their children, this book provides real-world tools for spiritually minded moms and dads. With advice based on Buddhist wisdom but grounded in the reality of modern American life The book shows parents how to instill an alternative set of principles in their children, and engages kids in fun activities such as games to play in the car and stories to read aloud that teach generosity, compassion, patience, and mindful decision making
Mindfulness for Teachers: Simple Skills for Peace and Productivity in the Classroom
by Patricia A. Jennings (Author), Daniel J. Siegel M.D. (Foreword)
Mindfulness for Teachers is based upon the author's extensive experience as a mindfulness practitioner, teacher, and scientist. Drawing upon research in the fields of neuroscience, psychology and education, the book offers valuable information about how mindfulness can help teachers manage the demands of the classroom, cultivate an exceptional learning environment, and revitalize teaching and learning
Mindfulness for Kids I: 7 Children’s Meditations & Mindfulness Practices to Help Kids Be More Focused, Calm and Relaxed: Seven Meditation Scripts with Warm-up & Follow-up Activities
by Dr. Nicola Kluge (Author)
Mindfulness for Kids I: 7 Meditation Scripts & Mindfulness Exercises with Warm-up and Follow-up Activities --A Great Resource for Parents and Teachers! --From 5 min. to 60 min. and anything in between, each lesson is customizable to YOUR needs!
Adventures in Peacemaking: A Conflict Resolution Guide for School-Age Programs William J. Kreidler (Author), Lisa Furlong (Author)
Adventures in Peacemaking includes hundreds of hands-on, engaging activities designed to meet the unique needs of after-school programs, camps and recreation centers. The activities teach the skills of creative conflict resolution to school-age children through games, cooperative team challenges, drama, crafts, music and even cooking. The guide includes easy-to-implement strategies and tips for providers to both reduce conflict
The Mindful Guide to College Preparation:: A Five-Day Retreat for Students and Their Parents
by Lisa Palombo Moore (Author)
A child's departure for college can shake the strongest of parents. Without minimizing the anguish such separations bring, Lisa Moore shows how that turning point offers parents and their college-bound children a unique moment to deepen love, respect, and communication. Over five days, she conveys her bold message of self-transformation through a course of mindful practices including meditation, yoga, and directed journaling.
Uncovering Mindfulness Kindle Edition
by Paul A Mudd (Author)
Mindfulness is a hot topic. It is Tomorrows World today. It can change lives – change society – change the future, and ‘Uncovering Mindfulness: In Search Of a life More Meaningful’ tells you how. Chapter 5 is specifically about Mindfulness in education.
The Mindful Education Workbook: Lessons for Teaching Mindfulness to Students 1st Edition
by Daniel Rechtschaffen (Author)
This workbook offers a step-by-step curriculum of classroom-ready mindfulness lessons for personal and professional development. It’s a trove of fun, easy activities specially designed to help educators engage K-12 students and cultivate mindful attributes like attention, compassion, and well-being. Rich with simple and effective tips, techniques, worksheets, and guided exercises developed through extensive on-the-ground experience with real students and teachers, The Mindful Education Workbook empowers readers with all the tools they need to integrate mindful education in the school day
Breathe, Chill: A Handy Book of Games and Techniques Introducing Breathing, Meditation and Relaxation to Kids and Teens
by Lisa Roberts
Breathe, Chill presents 70 engaging breathing, meditation and relaxation activities adapted for children of all ages. Some exercises offer an outlet for tension or stress, while others stealthily teach deep breathing skills, present moment awareness and relaxation
Under the Chinaberry Tree: Books and Inspirations for Mindful Parenting
by Ann Ruethling (Author), Patti Pitcher (Author)
The Chinaberry catalog was created when Ann Ruethling became troubled by the violence in many old-fashioned nursery stories and the poor grammar or mediocre plots in newer children's books. Handpicking a hundred high-quality titles a year, she has become an indispensable friend to thousands of parents, and Chinaberry has become a gold standard for its industry.
A Still Quiet Place: A Mindfulness Program for Teaching Children and Adolescents to Ease Stress and Difficult Emotions
by Amy Saltzman MD (Author),
A Still Quiet Place presents an eight-week mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) program that therapists, teachers, and other professionals can use to help children and adolescents manage stress and anxiety in their lives, and develop their natural capacities for emotional fluency, respectful communication, and compassionate action.
Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents)
by Eline Snel (Author),
Simple mindfulness practices to help your child (ages 5-12) deal with anxiety, improve concentration, and handle difficult emotions.
Sensational Meditation for Children Child-Friendly Meditation Techniques based on The Five Senses
by Sarah Wood Vallely (Author)
Sarah Vallely has created a step-by-step roadmap for teaching children how to meditate. Rich with philosophy, supporting science and practical examples, this book clearly explains the benefits of meditation for todays young generation. Included are 12 meditations and a variety of fun-filled exercises to help you get started right away
Relax Kids: The Magic Box
by Marneta Viegas (Author)
Social stories are a wonderful way for children to explore learning and mindfulness. Children love to tell stories, role-play stories and teach others what they learn from stories. Research supports that mindful meditation calms the brain, inspires creativity and enhances cognitive and social-emotional skills. The reflections in The Magic Box incorporate simple relaxation exercises and visualizations designed to improve children’s self-esteem and confidence and reduce stress and anxiety.
Child's Mind: Mindfulness Practices to Help Our Children Be More Focused, Calm, and Relaxed
by Christopher Willard (Author)
Child's Mind aims to teach parents and child professionals how to integrate mindfulness into their work with children, and teach children and adolescents basics of mindfulness and meditation. . Child's Mind aims to teach children the power that comes with the comfort of just being, and the capacity to be, be aware, and be comfortable with yourself
Growing Up Mindful: Essential Practices to Help Children, Teens, and Families Find Balance, Calm, and Resilience
by Christopher Willard PsyD (Author)
Introducing mindfulness into the lives of our children and teenagers is perhaps the greatest gift we can offer. Mindfulness builds emotional intelligence, boosts happiness, increases curiosity and engagement, reduces anxiety and depression, soothes the pain of trauma, and helps kids (and adults) focus, learn, and make better choices.
Teaching Mindfulness Skills to Kids and Teens
by Christopher Willard PsyD (Editor), Amy Saltzman MD (Editor), Susan Kaiser Greenland JD (Foreword)
Packed with creative, effective ideas for bringing mindfulness into the classroom, child therapy office, or community, this book features sample lesson plans and scripts, case studies, vignettes, and more. Leading experts describe how to harness the unique benefits of present-focused awareness for preschoolers, school-age kids, and teens, including at-risk youth and those with special needs. Strategies for overcoming common obstacles and engaging kids with different learning styles are explored.