Research shows when we consciously send compassion and warmth to others through loving-kindness meditation, we feel more connected to people we love, friends, family, neighbors and even strangers! Feeling connected builds our capacity for kindness and compassion, decreases our bias towards others and increases our own well-being. Try one of our loving- kindness practices and notice what happens.
Wiggles Body Scan Relieves Stress, Encourages Calm
Is your family struggling to find good quality sleep lately? As our nervous systems navigate more screen time, uncertainty, and collective discomfort, restful sleep can be quite fleeting. Our Wiggles Body Scan for kids can help.
Seeking Sleep: Soothing Practices Before Bedtime
In the past, we've shared how a simple foot massage can be deeply relaxing for littles. Recently we've found breath practice and guided meditation also help with a restful night's...
Our Most Popular Mindfulness & Kindness Activities
As Mindful Littles celebrates four years of compassion in action, we wanted to share our most popular mindfulness activities and service & kindness projects with you. We hope you enjoy this mix of sensory activities, meditation, breath practice, nature, art and play!
Eye Pillow Craft and Sleep Meditation
Using a lightly weighted eye pillow is a wonderful way to release anxiety by stimulating the vagus nerve and slowing the heart rate. Here’s how to make your own eye pillow, either for yourself or as part of a Peace Kit for someone else, plus a simple sleep meditation to help you relax and rest.
Breathing Meditation: Loving-Kindness Buddy Wishes
This meditation practice is a great way to make the loving-kindness meditation concrete for elementary school children.
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Thank Your Body With a Heartful Body Scan
Mindful Littles is continuously striving to make mindfulness and heartfulness fun and creative for children. To help energize our team with more creativity, a couple of us from Mindful...
Sending Kind Thoughts Cultivates Compassion
My daughter's amazing kindergarten teacher seamlessly integrated mindfulness into their everyday curriculum, and had a wonderful ritual to start each day. Every morning the class would sit...