Sit with Me Song

February 26, 2024
Gillian Eames, the preschool teacher at the Middle Way School in New York, put music to Carolyn Kanjuro's book Sit With Me. The song teaches the seven points of meditation posture.

Book Review: Monster Parade

May 9, 2023
We want to set children up for success when introducing them to meditation practices so playfulness is on order. The Monster Parade: A Book about Feeling All Your Feelings and Then Watching Them Go by Wendy O'Leary with illustrations by Noémie Gionet Landry (Bala Kids 2022) is a wonderful and playful way to approach the idea that feelings and thoughts are fleeting.

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.

Kerry MacLean offers Free Resources for Families

December 16, 2020
Free resources to bring mindfulness and meditation into the home.

What Meditation Really Is — in 10 Steps

October 6, 2020
Based on the wisdom of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition, ‘What Meditation Really Is’ offers this series of 10 videos to provide an introduction to meditation.

MindUP’s Brain Break

September 21, 2020
In this video, Goldie Hawn guides us through MindUP's famous Brain Break.

About The Monkey Mind Meditation Deck

April 23, 2020
This vibrant deck explores the powerful qualities of animals and nature, inspiring children to discover the same strengths in themselves.

Guided Meditation Using the Breath

March 27, 2020
A guided loving kindness meditation using the breath as an anchor.

A Guided Meditation for Young Children

March 23, 2020
Heather Sanche, author of The Life of the Buddha, and her daughter lead you through a simple meditation you can do with your children.

How to Hold a Family Meditation

March 18, 2020
Inspiration and tips on how to share a quiet moment of family meditation together with your children.