Mindful Games: Sharing Mindfulness and Meditation with Children, Teens, and Families

Mindful Games: Sharing Mindfulness and Meditation with Children, Teens, and Families Author Susan Kaiser Greenland
ISBN-10 1611803691
ISBN-13 9781611803693
Year 2016-11-15
Pages 224
Language English
Publisher Shambhala
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A playful approach for cultivating mindfulness in kids with sixty simple games to develop attention and focus and identify and regulate emotions by the author ofThe Mindful Child Playing games is a great way for kids to develop their focusing and attention skills and to become more mindful Susan Kaiser Greenland has had a lot of success bringing mindfulness to the classroom and in this book she shares her experience showing how parents caregivers and teachers can cultivate these qualities at home or in a school setting She includes fifty mindfulness games that develop what Greenland calls the new A B C s for learning and for a happy and successful life Attention Balance and Compassion In a playful way the games introduce kids to breathing practices and techniques for developing focus concentration and sensory awareness and identifying and self regulating emotions among others skills They include anchor games that develop concentration visualization games that encourage kindness and focus analytical games that cultivate clear thinking and awareness games that develop all of these qualities and give greater insight into ourselves others and relationships Greenland contextualizes each game and offers guidance for the parents caregivers throughout Even though the games are written for kids they can be just as fun and transformative for adults Greenland encourages parents and caregivers to develop their own attention balance and compassion and explore the universal concepts that she presents She points out that as caregivers our own mindfulness has a powerful effect on everyone in our lives especially our children They notice when we re calmer more composed and more joyful and learn by our example

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Mindful Games

Mindful Games Author Susan Kaiser Greenland
ISBN-10 9780834840522
Release 2016-11-15
Pages 224

The Mindful Child

The Mindful Child Author Susan Kaiser Greenland
ISBN-10 1416583564
Release 2010-05-04
Pages 240

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ISBN-10 9781622036318
Release 2016-06-01
Pages 256