how children are struggling with the stress of lockdown and how meditation skills can help their mental health
In this short video, Lorraine E Murray (founder of Connected Kids) explains how you can use mindful skills to help your kids if they are addicted to gaming.
We interviewed one of our amazing trainers, Ruth Pringle, about her work teaching children meditation and helping adults do the same through the Connected Kids programme. She shares an experience about a mandala meditation with a girl who was a selective mute through trauma. Join our mailing list for more useful tips, ideas […]
Why we need a child-centered approach to teaching meditation – for kids on the autistic spectrum
Insights and ideas – helping kids on the spectrum learn mindful skills.
A useful (mindful) tool to help kids and teens with difficult emotions Use this link to download your copy of the Wheel of Emotions mentioned in the video. If you want to become a kids/teens meditation teacher Professional Training – to become a certified Kids Meditation Teacher Teach Children Meditation Books – […]
Excerpt from Calm Kids This is an excerpt from my book Calm Kids where I teach you the 6 important steps to creating your very own meditations. It is a key part of the level 1 course that I teach online/in class. It can be used to help develop guided meditations or mindful practices. […]
Emotional vs Academic Intelligence The other week we caught the end of the TV show ‘Child Genius’ – where children with (usually) a high score on Mensa take part in a quiz to become the Child Genius for that year. These kids demonstrate an amazing array of skills – from their ability to remember facts […]
I love mandalas. They are one of the most effective ways to teach children mindfulness skills while they meditate. The idea behind mandalas in Buddhist practices is to create the mandala out of coloured sand while paying attention to thoughts, body, breath and emotions. Then when complete, the mandalas are released to symbolise impermanence and non-attachment. However […]
Learn how to teach kids meditation (online course) Calm Kids book >>> Connected Kids book (special needs) >>> Connected kids courses worldwide >>> Please note we are now closed for the festive season till 5th January 2016, however you can still purchase CDs/books (we’ll post them out on our return) or book courses online […]