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Compassion

Creating and Using Joy Jars with Children

August 24, 2022
Joy jars are a fun and effective way to bring awareness to moments that light children up and practice gratitude. This resource includes all the hows and whys, including science based research, prompts, materials to use, and other reflections.

Art-Making: Salt Rangoli

October 26, 2021
From the Rubin Museum: A DIY project to make your own Rangoli

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.

Less Meat More Love

April 19, 2021
Written by Simon Thomas and sung by Gianna Macioce, Less Meat More Love gives a few reasons why eating less meat can bring huge benefits.

Resources for Children and Teens based on the 16 Guidelines

March 23, 2021
The Foundation for Developing Compassion and Wisdom offers this page of free resources, including interviews with Elders, a set of printable cards, a discussion guide, and more.

Time Outs, Strong Emotions & Needing Space: Lessons from a Buddhist Preschool

December 16, 2020
Deborah McNamara offers her experiences applying the Principles of Contemplative Parenting shared by Alaya Preschool in Boulder, Colorado.

MindUP For Families Support Pack

September 21, 2020
A set of free downloadable resources from MindUP, designed to support families in cultivating mindfulness, awareness, compassion, an understanding of the brain, and more.

Free MindUP Activities for Educators

September 21, 2020
A set of free resources offered by the acclaimed SEL programme MindUP

Review of Our Animal Neighbors

September 14, 2020
A review of the new book by Matthieu Ricard and Jason Gruhl that offers a friendly perspective on how we relate to the beings with whom we share earth.