mindfulness in the classroom

Mindful Games Activity Cards (by Susan Kaiser Greenland & Annaka Harris)

Mindful Games Activity Cards (by Susan Kaiser Greenland & Annaka Harris)

There are, of course, many ways to introduce kids to Mindfulness meditation. We’ve discovered this deck of 55 innovative mindfulness games for kids, brought to you by Susan Kaiser Greenland (author of Mindful Games and The Mindful Child) and Annaka Harris (author of CONSCIOUS: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind  and the children's book I Wonder).

The Art and Science of Mindfulness (Child Mind Institute)

The Art and Science of Mindfulness (Child Mind Institute)

In the last few years mindfulness has emerged as a way of treating children and adolescents with conditions ranging from ADHD to anxiety, autism spectrum disorders, depression and stress. The science for kids is in... 

Science Shows Meditation Benefits Children's Brains And Behaviour (Forbes)

Science Shows Meditation Benefits Children's Brains And Behaviour (Forbes)

Kids in social-emotional learning programs that are coupled with mindfulness show greater empathy, perspective-taking, and emotional control. Learn why kid-focused mindfulness training (the kind we spearhead and practice at Kidevolve) can and should be a key ingredient in SEL learning programs at home and at school.

Why Mindfulness Belongs in the Classroom (mindful.org)

Why Mindfulness Belongs in the Classroom (mindful.org)

Getting schools to recognize the importance of mindfulness training for young children is the next big step in children's mental health. More and more regular schools are budgeting for these types of initiatives, so that kids can improve concentration, reduce stress, improve self-regulation and better connect with feelings of community. Check out what they are doing at the Momentous school...