Tag

Mindfulness

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.

ACTIVITY: Opening Oranges

Teach mindfulness of the senses with a sweet, healthy treat.

ARTICLE: Jon Kabat-Zinn On Mindful Parenting

A Q&A with Jon Kabat-Zinn on mindfulness and navigating life as a parent.

ARTICLE: Giving Space and Finding Joy

Re-experiencing the childlike joy inherent in meditation.

ACTIVITY: 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.

ACTIVITY: The Plasma Ball

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