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.
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 and Educators: Free content
September 21, 2020
Online self-guided courses and resources from MindUP, designed to support families in cultivating mindfulness, awareness, compassion, an understanding of the brain, and more.
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.