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Buddhist Ebooks for Children on Buddhanet

January 10, 2023
Buddhanet is a website dedicated to making the Buddha's teachings freely available to all. This is a valuable collection of freely downloadable children's ebooks in pdf format.

Book Review: Prince Siddhartha: The Story of the Buddha

December 24, 2022
A beautifully illustrated and well-written chapter book detailing the life of Siddhartha and his awakening as the Buddha. Highly recommended for age 5 and up.

Book Review: The Barefoot King: A Story about Feeling Frustrated

December 23, 2022
A lighthearted story about the consequences of rash decisions and the importance of problem solving, responsibility, and acceptance for kids ages 4-8.

Book Review: The Hero of Compassion

November 26, 2022
An inspiring book by Harry Einhorn, who is a composer, artist, meditation instructor and MWE dharma learning specialist. Published by Bala Kids, this book is a simple story that describes the aspirations and activities of Lokeshvara, and how he came to have a thousand arms and eyes.

Interview: “The Sacred Work of Sandra Cisneros”

August 17, 2022
Angélica Paljor wrote this interview with Sandra Cisneros published in August, 2022 on Lion’s Roar entitled, “The Sacred Work of Sandra Cisneros.” The author speaks candidly about her own struggles, and how writing has been a practice that has helped transform them. An essential ingredient in Buddhist education is seeing how others integrate their view and practice into their work, art, and lives. Cisneros' example is vital as students work on developing their own voice, and considering how their view and self-expression are inextricable.

Teaching History and Symbolism in Kuan Yin: The Princess Who Became the Goddess of Compassion

May 10, 2021
This key provides references with links to study the history depicted in Kuan Yin: The Princess Who Became the Goddess of Compassion.

Golden Dragon Activity

May 10, 2021
With this activity, children will learn that dragons are represented differently in world cultures. They will create a golden dragon twirler that represents their own compassionate wishes.

The Power of Love Is Always Available

May 7, 2021
Maya van der Meer talks about her new children's book that tells the story of Kuan Yin, the Buddhist deity of compassion.

Gabi Garcia’s Children’s Books

December 9, 2020
Gabi Garcia writes her children's books to support parents and educators in nurturing mindfulness and awareness in children.

Introducing the Blue Lion Album

December 8, 2020
Have you ever struggled to find high quality, wholesome entertainment for the children you love? Watch this video to find out how the Blue Lion album became an international cooperative effort which brings together ancient Buddhist ideas with modern music especially for children.