Christmas Meditation for kids 2019

Just tried this with my 12 year old foster son and my husband!  Both enjoyed it. Happy Christmas! Lorraine x     If you want to teach your kids meditation…. Take the Foundation course – to teach your kids and teens mindful meditation Professional Training – to become a certified Kids Meditation Teacher   Teach […]

4 Reasons NOT to teach your kids meditation…

  …slightly ironic (I know!) that I say this, but listen why.  And let me know your thoughts. Thank you! Lorraine E Murray, Founder of Connected Kids (teaching children meditation) Getting started… Join our our mailing list (we’ll send you some useful information…and  no,  we  don’t spam). Take the Foundation course – to teach your […]

School holidays – 2 ‘mindful’ books for kids/teens

I’ve just finished reading… …A book called ‘Eva and the Universe‘ by D. M Green. It’s the 2nd (the previous one is ‘Jim and the Universe‘) and they are a perfect read to help introduce mindful awareness in a fictional way for kids who have big changes/struggles. Eva is about a girl (I’m guessing 10) […]

Should meditation be compulsory for the school curriculum?

Today I was browsing social media and read the headline ‘should meditation be compulsory in our schools?’ Now as someone who has taught and campaigned for children and young people to learn meditation and mindfulness for the past 17 years, you think my automatic answer would be a resounding ‘YES’! But actually it isn’t…and I’ll […]

Star Meditation for kids of all ages – free

I was meditating one day and I was inspired by this star meditation idea to help kids relax, reduce anxiety and feel a stronger, peaceful connection with the world. It may be ideal for bed time or to help kids simply relax.  It may help with bullying too.

How to be more creative teaching meditation

Why is creativity important to teaching meditation? Since 2003, we’ve been teaching adults how to help kids and teens practise meditation. What’s interesting is the way that we adults (initially) approach the idea of teaching kids meditation. Some of us look for a ‘mindfulness wand’ that we can use (metaphorically speaking) to calm our children. […]

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