ACTIVITY: Relaxing the Body

ACTIVITY: Relaxing the Body

This exercise is a helpful preliminary to meditation. It helps us tune in to the body and connect with sensations and feelings.

BOOKS: Breathing Makes It Better

Breathing Makes It Better was written to help children aged 3–6 learn to work with difficult emotions using mindfulness, awareness, and breathing.

BOOKS: Where’s Buddha?

Where's Buddha offers children a reminder that any time, any place, and in any situation, you can uncover the qualities of the Buddha: calm, mindful, joyful, and aware. 

BOOKS: Everything Is Connected

This sweet book for ages 4-8 takes us on a whimsical tour through all the connections between every single thing in the universe—from people to blobfish to chairs and atoms. 

LESSON: Tea for Teachers

This lesson from Middle Way School guides students toward the practice of offering in a fun and engaging way.

ARTICLE: Establishing a Daily Rhythm

Establishing a good daily rhythm in a classroom offers consistency, structure, and support for both kids and educators. Here's how it's done at Alaya Preschool.