This mindfulness activity is an idea from a local parent, and I tried it recently with the girls and they loved it. The activity is very simple and quick. You sit outside with your kiddos, get very quiet and try to hunt down or notice all the different sounds you can hear. Read more
This is an awesome activity recommended by a local mom, who used to play this game when her kids were younger. It’s essentially a hide-and-seek game but with a singing bowl. My girls and I played it this last weekend and they loved it. First off, for any parent wanting to find a way to quickly calm the house down, a singing bowl is a must-have. I wrote a post previously on another activity we have done with our singing bowl, and the one we got for our house.
I recently became the owner of Tibetan singing bowl. Figured it was time as I start diving into teaching mindfulness to children. What I didn’t anticipate was how owning a singing bowl would immediate cultivate mindfulness opportunities with my children at home. For those unfamiliar with the singing bowl, it’s a common tool used for teaching mindfulness. The purpose of these bowls in meditation and healing date back to ancient times. But in many mindful courses the sound reverberating from just one strike of the bowl is a powerful method for tuning into the sense of listening. Read more