DIY Art Activity: Mindfulness Jar

DIY Art Activity: Mindfulness Jar

This is a simple and fun activity to do with kids or adults of any age. It can serve as an introduction to the practice of mindfulness or just be a visual metaphor for the interplay of life’s chaos and stillness.

The Barefoot King

Based on the ancient wisdom of the Buddhist sage Shantideva, this story shows how we can find creative solutions when something is difficult or makes us frustrated.

The Sitting Together Songbook

Mindful Families offers a broad variety of songs for children, relating to topics ranging from metta and mindfulness to karma and interdependence.

Review of The Life of the Buddha

A review of this exquisitely illustrated children's book that recounts Prince Siddhartha’s journey of truth-seeking and discovery, including his life-altering encounters with human suffering and his realization of the Four Noble Truths. 

Breathing Makes It Better

About the book Breathing Makes It Better: A Book for Sad Days, Mad Days, Glad Days, and All the Feelings In-Between

Anytime Yoga

Simple yoga poses for kids ages 3–7 to practice throughout the day, for energy in the morning, focus during the day, and calm when they need a break.

6 Ways to Stay Connected in a Space of Wisdom

The Middle Way School and the Rigpé Yeshé Children Programme got together to think about families around the globe who are adjusting to a whole new way of being together. They came up with a list of suggestions and activities to connect as a family, in a space of wisdom.

Dragon Twirlers Craft Project

This is a fun kinetic craft project with wow factor. Using the dragon imagery, we can learn about the power of symbolism and how other cultures use the symbol of dragons.
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