Our Saturday Mindful Minis feature is designed for you children, parents, caregivers and educators to enjoy mindfulness, relaxation and creative exercises designed especially for children.
MEET THE TEACHERS
Here we showcase a few of our teachers from 2019. Look out for our 2020 teachers coming soon...
MINDFUL ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN
CREATIVITY & SELF-EXPRESSION
YOGA FOR KIDS
Movement and activity to boost confidence, self-esteem and overall mood
STREET WISDOM FOR MINIS
Learning to pay attention through walking and wandering
AN EXPLOSION OF SENSES
Free balloons, tasting, touching, smelling - a sensory explosion throughout our Zen Market
TIME TO SLEEP
MEET THE EXHIBITORS
Most child-development theories view young children as highly creative, however, this high level of creativity is not necessarily maintained throughout childhood and into adulthood. So, here are 5 simple steps, from Ayala Homossany, to explore as you share yoga with children how to support their creativity and nourish that magic in them...
Thanks to one of our exhibitors, Project Yogi, for giving us this lovely short exercise that can be made into a game to help teach primary aged children mindfulness.
If we want our children to grow into mindful habits as quickly as they grow out of their clothes, I believe that the best thing we can do for them is to model being mindful when, where and how ever we can.
How is the bedtime routine been impacted for you, over the holiday period? If things haven't been quite normal over this hot Summer, why not try this mindfulness activity for bedtime, by Christiane Kerr founder of Calm for Kids.
This article from Kim Morgan, of Barefoot Coaching, one of our London exhibitors helps us appreciate the art of family conversation this Mother's Day.
This article from Vari McLuskie who writes on behalf
of our sponsors, Community of Interbeing, considers how parenthood and being part of a family can be the most meaningful, joyful
and challenging parts of our life. Vari looks at how mindfulness can help with communication, bringing love and understanding.
Find out more about a range of techniques and classes to help children relax and become confident in themselves...
We were delighted to work with the Mindfulness in Schools Project. Richard Burnett, co-founder and director of the organisation, spoke at the Mindful Living Show in Manchester. In this short article, he gives us an insight into the benefits of mindfulness for children.
Jill Cox, Head of Development and Training at Living Mindfully, draws on her extensive experience in the education sector to explore the emotions that children go through when returning to or starting a new school and how a mindful approach can help support their journey.
Mindfulness is being introduced into schools across the country, as more people realise the beneficial results it can have by integrating it into our lives from an early start. Read this Guardian article to find out more...
Tessa Watt, one of our 2017 speakers, introduces the concept of mindful parenting. She gives us the benefit of her expertise on mindful parenting and helps answer some questions about how we can develop mindfulness in the family environment.