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Strategies For Teaching Mindfulness And Self-Care To Kids

Mindful breathing is an important piece of mindfulness practice, and it's a great self-regulation strategy for kids. You can get your child to pay attention to their breath and have fun doing it.

Have them use a pinwheel to see how different types of breathing (deep, short, normal) makes them feel. Try different types of animal breaths: elephant, bear, bunny, or bumblebee. Let Cookie Monster show them "Birthday Breathing."