Free meditation for kids/teens to ease anxiety

We recorded another free meditation that your kids can listen to – designed to help release worrying thoughts and anxiety. You can listen to it for free on the Insight Timer App.  It’s called THE GOLDEN CROWN meditation!  Enjoy. (If you have any questions about teaching /kids or teens meditation – please drop us an […]

Celebrating our Award – teach kids meditation!

We won an award! For our online Connected Kids course!   Our course was recognised with a Gold award in the health and wellbeing section from Nursery World! To celebrate – we are givng a £25  discount off the foundation course until the end of May 2020. This course helps you to create meditations that […]

tech and social media addiction in kids – can meditation help?

You are probably reading this article on your mobile phone or computer – perhaps a friend shared it through social media or you did a google search for ‘teach children meditation’. The irony is that we use social media and tech in our lives so much that we don’t notice how much it may be […]

4 Reasons why your kids might not want to learn meditation

Helping you reach out to your kids with meditation ideas

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

are a perfect read to help introduce mindful awareness in a fictional way for kids who have big changes/struggles

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.

New online talk – this month

The 3 things your child needs for mental health – online talk We’ve just announced our next online talk It’s about using meditation and mindfulness to support the 3 things your child needs for mental health development. There are limited places – the talk is live and available as a recording too.    Useful links… […]

helping kids and teens understand mindfulness

A quick tip to explain meditation to kids or teens Founder of Connected Kids, Lorraine Murray, shares a simple idea to help motivate your kids to try meditation. Learn meditation – for you and your kids If you would like to learn how to create your very own meditations for kids/teens try our Connected Kids level […]

Meditation and mindfulness for autism and ADHD

I initially had the idea back in 2003 that we should be teaching our kids meditation and mindfulness. Back then… there was very little in the way of resources that people could find to help them teach kids and teens mindful meditation practices. How the landscape has changed (thank goodness!) Today we see meditation and […]

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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