Mindful games activity cards : 55 fun ways to share mindfulness with kids and teens / Susan Kaiser Greenland with Annaka Harris

By: Greenland, Susan Kaiser.
Contributor(s): Harris, Annaka.
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Shambhala, 2017Description: 55 activity cards, 3 teaching cards, 1 teacher's guide : color illustrations ; in box 19 X 14 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: cardISBN: 9781611804096.Subject(s): MINDFULNESS | MEDITATION | STRESS MANAGEMENT | EDUCATIONAL GAMESSummary: Playing games is a great way for kids to develop their focusing and attention skills and to become more mindful. This card deck helps parents, caregivers, and teachers cultivate these qualities at home or in a school setting. The games develop what Susan Kaiser Greenland calls the "new A, B, C's" for learning and for a happy and successful life: Attention, Balance, and Compassion. In a playful way, the games introduce kids to breathing practices and techniques for developing focus, concentration, and sensory awareness, and identifying and self-regulating emotions, among other skills. They include "anchor" games that develop concentration; visualization games that encourage kindness and focus; analytical games that cultivate clear thinking; and awareness games that develop all of these qualities and give greater insight into ourselves, others, and relationships. The deck contains 55 5X7 illustrated cards, each devoted to one game or activity, and comes in a sturdy, beautifully designed box.
List(s) this item appears in: Mindfulness June 2019 | Recent games and activity cards. July 2019 CM | Activity cards Jan 2019/2020 CM | Anxiety in adults. Updated Sept 2020
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Adapted from Mindful games: sharing mindfulness and meditation with children, teens, and families by Susan Kaiser Greenland (Shambhala, 2016)

Playing games is a great way for kids to develop their focusing and attention skills and to become more mindful. This card deck helps parents, caregivers, and teachers cultivate these qualities at home or in a school setting. The games develop what Susan Kaiser Greenland calls the "new A, B, C's" for learning and for a happy and successful life: Attention, Balance, and Compassion. In a playful way, the games introduce kids to breathing practices and techniques for developing focus, concentration, and sensory awareness, and identifying and self-regulating emotions, among other skills. They include "anchor" games that develop concentration; visualization games that encourage kindness and focus; analytical games that cultivate clear thinking; and awareness games that develop all of these qualities and give greater insight into ourselves, others, and relationships. The deck contains 55 5X7 illustrated cards, each devoted to one game or activity, and comes in a sturdy, beautifully designed box.

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