Fostering Mindfulness in an essential guide for teachers and parents interested in introducing mindfulness to children for cultivating presence and well-being. Child-friendly language is used to explain mindfulness, physiology, and brain science. This comprehensive resource offers step-by-step instructions, guiding scripts, activity sheets, ready-to-use templates, and scientific insights. Based on extensive training in the science and practice of mindfulness and years of teaching experience, this highly readable book includes stories from teachers who introduce mindfulness in their classrooms to help children thrive.
This is a 14-page activity sampler from Fostering Mindfulness.
You will find reproducible templates and activity sheets as samples of what is included
within the book for introducing mindfulness to children in the classroom and beyond.
This 10 minute Trauma-Sensitive Body Scan is appropriate for teens and adults.
This 7 minute Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness Practice is appropriate for teens and adults.
Mindfulness Practices for Children and Adolescents Receiving Cancer Therapies (January 2022).
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Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Cancer.
The Facts on Education: How can mindfulness support K-12 teaching and learning?
Preparing Teachers for the Classroom: Mindful Awareness Practice in Preservice Education Curriculum. (Edited Book)
Helping Students Become More Skillful at Managing Challenging Emotions through Mindfulness
The Secret to Learning a New Skill at Any Age
Why Movement is Critical to Learning
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