Introducing Mindful Kids, the one-of-a-kind mindfulness activity deck for kids age 4 to 104! Make any moment mindful from morning to night with 5 categories of cards, designed to fit into each part of the day. Whimsical full-colour illustrations on both sides of the cards provide easy-to-follow steps for each practice. The cards and 8-page instructional booklet include tips for children of a wide range of abilities, making this deck an inclusive tool for nurturing inner peace and strength.
Deck of 50 cards with 8-page illustrated leaflet
BOX 5 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 1 1/4 IN
What makes this deck special?
Mindful Kids was written by an award-winning author and mindfulness expert, with input from early childhood development and inclusion specialists.
Teaches useful techniques
Research shows that practicing mindfulness increases focus and concentration, teaches children to self-regulate emotions and develops empathy, self-awareness and kindness.
Mindfulness for all
Easily adaptable for home or classroom use, these cards are structured to take all children, regardless of ability, through their whole day from morning to night with peace and inner strength.
The deck format with sturdy cards is perfect for busy kids. Mix and match the cards you need from the different categories below and keep them close for reference during your practice.
How can I use this deck?
Looking for ways to incorporate mindfulness into your child or students' routines? Try these easy ideas:
Start the day strong
Has a child in your life woken up on the wrong side of the bed? Use the breathing and visualization activities to help them notice their mood and release any grumpy feelings or worries.
Calm your students
Help kids focus before a test with breathing exercises. Group and partner activities can help students resolve conflict, build friendships and boost other social emotional skills!
Is a child nervous to try something new? Use these cards to help them practice replacing negative thoughts with positive, encouraging ones.
Get ready for bed
Tame bedtime struggles with these fun activities! Once you've worked out the wiggles, help little ones slow down for sleep.
About the Author and the Illustrator:
Whitney Stewart puts her heart, mind and feet into her work. She has trekked in a Himalayan snowstorm with Sir Edmund Hillary, climbed to remote Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, interviewed the Dalai Lama in India and sat for days in meditation retreats. She is the author of many travel articles, and of both fiction and nonfiction for children. When she is not writing or traveling, she teaches mindfulness and meditation to children and adults.
Mina Braun is an illustrator and printmaker from Germany. She now lives in Berlin, after studying at Edinburgh College of Art and working in bonny Scotland for more than a decade. All her work starts with a black line drawing, which then evolves into a screen print or digital image.