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This moving meditation is to help children visualize the practice of rooting in order to rise. We root to ground, to find strength. We rise as we become heartful, kind to ourselves, others and the world around us.
This activity is a variation on the popular ice-breaker game, Toss the Beach Ball, and is wonderful for children of any age range as well as adults. The idea is to inspire young children to think of the small things in their lives they’re grateful for.
This meditation practice is a great way to make the loving-kindness meditation concrete for elementary school children.Continue reading “Breathing Meditation: Loving-Kindness Buddy Wishes”