BOOKS: List of Books for Children and Youth

A List of Books for Children on Buddhism, Mindfulness, Meditation, Yoga and Zen.

ARTICLE: Giving Space and Finding Joy

Re-experiencing the childlike joy inherent in meditation.

LESSON: What’s the Word?

Students try to figure out a word in braille as a practice of samadhi, sati, and viriya.

ARTICLE: Panyaden School’s 12 Wise Habits

The guiding principles of Panyaden International School are represented by these 12 Wise Habits. Read them here or download a copy to put up as a friendly reminder.

ARTICLE: Conversations about Cause and Effect

On speaking to children about karma and the six realms of existence.

ARTICLE: A Day at Saraha Children’s School

A peek at the daily life of a Buddhist school in Eugene, Oregon.

VIDEO: Just Breathe

This sweet video by Mindful Schools demonstrates the power of mindfulness for working with difficult emotions, as explained by kindergarten students at the Citizens of the World Charter School, in Mar Vista, CA.

LESSON: The Plasma Ball

Using a plasma ball to discuss different ways to practice sati and samadhi, and the benefits and distractions of each method.

LESSON: Sleeping Chicks

This lesson in sati, samadhi, and imagination has children treat an egg shaker as if a chick was asleep inside.

LESSON: Pass the Rubber Band

A quick game that challenges students to practice focus, patience, and mindful movement.
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