Teacher Appreciation Gift: Free Activities Download from Bala Kids

August 4, 2020
As a thank you to teachers for all that they do, Bala Kids is offering this set of free, interactive, and fun activities from The Monkey Mind Meditation Deck, Breathing Makes It Better, Meditation for Kids, and Take in the Good!

The Scent Trail Scavenger Hunt

July 16, 2020
In this lesson plan, students use their sense of smell to follow a trail and complete a puzzle. It also serves a jumping-off point for a lesson about the five senses and the amazing lives of ants.

Free Download: Coloring Pages from Everything Is Connected

July 10, 2020
Download a set of coloring pages inspired by Ignasi Font’s illustrations from Everything Is Connected.

How Do We Support Our Children’s Happiness?

April 23, 2020
Wendy O'Leary, co-author of Breathing Makes It Better, offers insights and suggestions for how to support children who are struggling.

Managing Emotions with Breathing Makes It Better

April 23, 2020
Wendy O'Leary shares a short practice and reflection on emotion, imagination, and the power of connecting with our bodies.

How Is Everything Connected?

April 23, 2020
How am I connected to everything? Download a set of worksheets filled with activities, reflections, and practices to help children answer this important question.

Review of Sitting Still Like a Frog

April 16, 2020
Sitting Still Like a Frog offers a wealth of mindfulness, awareness, and practice resources for children in the classroom and at home.

Review of Everything Is Connected

November 6, 2019
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. 

Harmony Week Curriculum

May 6, 2019
A collection of lesson plans teaching equanimity, compassion, and awareness. Designed for Australia's Harmony Week, they can easily be adapted for a Buddhist classroom.