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75 fun mindfulness games and activities to teach children ages 4-8 to calm themselves down, focus, be attentive to people around them, and to feel more peaceful.
Mindfulness is one of the most effective practices to teach kids to calm themselves in stressful moments, increase focus and attention, ease anxiety, and promote a sense of empathy toward others. Eline Snel's Sitting Still Like a Frog has helped thousands of children around the world to become more relaxed and attentive, more aware of their bodies and emotions, and more open toward others.
This book is packed with entertaining and useful activities that children ages 4–8 can do alone or with a parent, including:
• Fun yoga exercises
• Hands-on activities and projects
• Meditation stories
• Cut-out posters and cards
• Colorful stickers
• Mindful games
About the Author
Eline Snel is one of the pioneers of meditation for children and has acquired a worldwide reputation for her simple, effective, and compassionate mindfulness method. A therapist and certified trainer in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR, developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn), she runs the Academy for Mindful Teaching. She has recently started a pilot project in various secondary schools to teach mindfulness practices to teenagers. For more information, please visit www.elinesnel.com.
Marc Boutavant is an author and illustrator made famous by the series Ariel and Mouk. He has illustrated more than 40 works for young people.