A Mindful Minute: 3 Fun Mindfulness Exercises For Kids (Illustrated) Remember, mindfulness takes training. The goal is to train your mind to observe your thoughts and feelings without judgement or criticism. In this, you can cut out habitual, negative thought patterns and prevent downward spirals of negativity. You further carve a path to access expansive inner resources of peace, contentment, meaning, and well-being.
You say it all the time - “Take a deep breath” Maybe you say it to your children, or to your students, or perhaps even to yourself. But sometimes you need a little more structure and playfulness around how to actually teach a child (or yourself!) how to take a deep breath. Here’s a selection of the best ideas I’ve found for deep breathing.
Blowing Color Steam: Relaxation Technique for Children
Blowing Color Steam: a Relaxation Technique for Children @ Play Trains! A train twist on Blowing Colors, an effective tool originally recommended on the Seattle Mama Doc Blog that kids can learn to help themselves relax.