Games to Help Kids Practice Mindfulness

Activities for kids to help them practice mindfulness, awareness, calmness, kindness, and compassion

Activities for kids to help them practice mindfulness, awareness, calmness, kindness, and compassion

Mindfulness is a popular buzzword these days. It is being used everywhere from the home, to the workplace, to how we parent and deal with other personal relationships. Now kids can get in on the action, too. Susan Kaiser Greenland is a mediation practitioner and an expert when it comes to teaching mindfulness to kids. She wrote the book Mindful Games as a way for children to develop focusing skills and respond in a calm way to situations. The games are simple and fun to play and Greenland suggests they are as equally beneficial for parents to play as well. Below is an excerpt from the book that includes two “mindful games.”

Visit the link below:

http://www.nymetroparents.com/article/help-kids-learn-and-practice-mindfulness

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