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Mindfulness is one of the most effective practices to teach kids to calm themselves in stressful moments, increase focus and attention, ease anxiety, and promote a sense of empathy toward others. Eline Snel’s Sitting Still Like a Frog has helped thousands of children around the world to become more relaxed and attentive, more aware of their bodies and emotions, and more open toward others.
This book is packed with entertaining and useful activities that children ages 4–8 can do alone or with a parent, including:
• Fun yoga exercises
• Hands-on activities and projects
• Meditation stories
• Cut-out posters and cards
• Colorful stickers
• Mindful games
From the Publisher
When you observe attentively, you are concentrating.
Concentration is another word for attention.
Find the shadow that corresponds exactly to the frog.
Your Inner Weather Report
What’s the weather like inside you?
Close your eyes and observe what you feel.
Sit down, close your eyes, and open your ears.
What sounds do you hear right now? Are they loud or soft?
Near or far? In front of you or in back of you?
Just listening is not always easy.