Breathing & Mindfulness with Children
BREATHE… JUST BREATHE… IN THE RUSH OF LIFE IT CAN BE HARD TO CALM DOWN AND EVEN HARDER TO TEACH OUR KIDS. Mindfulness can help you and your child calm down and focus better. Find strategies and a list of age-appropriate apps here:
Just Breathe: The Importance of Meditation Breaks for Kids
Our kids’ brains are tired, and children of all ages really need opportunities where they can take time out each day “unplugged” to relax and focus. Meditation offers this break and helps kids function more effectively and clearly.
Apps for Preschoolers
This is a resource app for you to share with your child to help teach skills such as problem solving, self-control, planning, and task persistence.
Laugh and learn as you help a Sesame Street monster friend calm down and solve everyday challenges. This bilingual (English and Spanish), research-based app helps your child learn Sesame’s “Breathe, Think, Do” strategy for problem-solving.
Mind Yeti - App for Elementary Age Children
Primary Grades App: Mind Yeti is recommended to use with the Second Step Social-Emotional Learning curriculum used in grades K-8 in Summit School District. Free version available. English and Spanish.Build empathy, improve focus, de-stress and get help going to sleep.
Apps for Teens and Tweens
Breathing exercises, body scans and guided meditations. Build empathy, improve focus, de-stress and get help going to sleep.