Here are seven practices that you can do with young children, to help bring mindfulness into your home.
- Just before leaving for school in the morning, stand together and take three mindful breaths.
- When your child comes home from school, give him or her a piece of fruit and ask them to pretend they are from another planet and have never seen this piece of fruit before. Ask them to describe their experience using all five senses. What does it look like? Smell like? Feel like? Taste like? Does it make a sound when they bite it?
- Take three mindful breaths as a family before eating and try to begin the meal mindfully.
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