Lesley Grant, the director of the Marin Mindfulness Cooperative in San Anselmo teaches mindfulness to preschoolers. The purpose: “to lower stress in anxious teachers and students.” Through pictures and stories they guide children in following their breath.
Here is a sample of a Mindfulness exercise used for kids ages 2 1/2 to five.
My mind is a clear, blue sky, my mind is a clear blue sky.
And I breathe in, and I breathe out.
And my mind is a clear, blue sky.
My mind is a clear, blue sky. And the feelings come, and the feelings go.
And my mind is a clear, blue sky. My mind is a clear, blue sky.”
For more on this story, follow the link: Preschoolers Practice Meditation