“Children of all ages can benefit from mindfulness, the simple practice of bringing a gentle, accepting attitude to the present moment. It can help parents and caregivers, too, by promoting happiness and relieving stress.” – David Gelles, The New York Times
Do Yoga with Your Kid(s)!
FEATURED: Awesome Materials by the Founder of Deep Play for Kids, Missy Brown
Breath Breaks with Missy (NEW!): This engaging, simple, joy filled book offers 46 breath breaks and is filled with the how and why of mastering our breath.
Affirm Your Awesomeness Cards
Playful Pose Cards
Other Books and Materials I Love
Goodnight Yoga: a pose-by-pose bedtime story, by Mariam Gates
Yoga Bug: Simple Poses for Little Ones, by Sarah Jane Hinder
Mindful Kids: 50 Mindfulness Activities for Kindness, Focus, and Calm, by Whitney Stewart and Mina Braun
Mindfulness for Children (The New York Times)
School-based yoga can help children better manage stress and anxiety (Science Daily, 2018)
More than just a game: Yoga for school-age children (Harvard Health Publishing, Harvard Medical School, 2016)
Science Shows Meditation Benefits Childrens’ Brains and Behavior (Alice G. Walton, Forbes, 2016)
Mindfulness Goes to School: Things Learned (So Far) from Research and Real-World Experiences (US National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, 2016)