Foreword book of the year bronze medalistwhat can you hear when you are completely silent?Beautifully illustrated and gently written, Silence encourages children to stop, listen, and reflect on their experiences and the world around them. Using qualities of mindfulness, readers are asked to pay attention to what otherwise gets drowned-out in our noisy environment and use those sounds as a means to develop imagination and curiosity, and learn a little more about themselves.


Visiting Feelings

Visiting Feelings. Children can explore their emotions with their senses and nurture a sense of mindfulness. Practicing mindfulness can also enhance many aspects of well-being, help develop insight, empathy, and resiliency. Rather than labeling or defining specific emotions and feelings, Visiting Feelings invites children to sense, explore, and befriend any feeling with acceptance and equanimity.

Gaining this objectivity allows space for a more considered response to the feelings. Gold medal, 2013 mom's choice awardsb>silver medal, 2014 Nautilus AwardsBeautifully descriptive prose and delightful illustrations cultivate a message of mindfulness and emotional awareness to help children fully experience the present moment.


Steps and Stones: An Anh's Anger Story

While these teens are deeply troubled and have many problems, unresolved anger plays a part in their difficulty. Used book in Good Condition. I hope these books can be used as a preventative resource. An invaluable tool for parents and teachers alike. Steps and stones is beautifully illustrated by New York artist and children’s book illustrator Christiane Krömer.

. My hope is that the anh’s anger stories can contribute to a decrease in adolescent aggression and violence by teaching children at an early age how to safely understand and express their anger. Visiting Feelings. Anh the protagonist of gail silver’s previous book Anh’s Anger, is a typical and easy-to-relate-to elementary school-age boy.

When anh’s friends leave and he feels left out at school, his anger shows up to keep him company. By counting his steps and coordinating them with his breathing Anh is able to slow down and take his anger for a peaceful and magically transformative walk. Reach and Teach. Com called anh’s anger, "one of the best books we’ve ever seen on the issue of dealing with anger.

The new yorker review highlighted how the book uses "deep breathing… to regain control during a tantrum. And zen master thich nhat hanh calls the anh’s Anger series, "a wonderful gift for both children and adults who want to learn how to turn unhappy situations into joyful ones.

What Does It Mean to Be Present?

A mom's choice gold Award Winner!Being present means. What does it Mean to Be Present. More awards for what does it mean to be present?• the living now: books for better living Award• The Nautilus Silver Award for Children's Picture Book• The Moonbeam Gold Children's Book Award for Mind-Body-Spirit/Self-Esteem Visiting Feelings.

Used book in Good Condition. Noticing when someone needs help waiting patiently for your turn Focusing on what's happening now Follow a group of friends at school, at home, and at the beach as they experience just what it means to be present.

Take the Time: Mindfulness for Kids

Visiting Feelings. This pensive and peaceful book encourages children to slow down and become deliberate with their day-to-day actions and thoughts. With gentle rhythms and soothing imagery, kids may be guided toward a quiet self-awareness and mindfulness. What does it Mean to Be Present. Used book in Good Condition.


Anh's Anger

Anh and his anger work through feelings together with humor and honesty to find a way to constructively release their thoughts and emotions and to reach resolve with Anh’s grandfather. The story is beautifully illustrated with handmade collages by New York artist and childrens book illustrator Christiane Kromer.

The grandfather helps anh fully experience all stages of anger by suggesting that he go to his room and, "sit with his anger. The story unfolds when Anh discovers what it means to sit with his anger. The materials reflect the connection between the characters and their environment and are indicative of the wide range of emotions that come together in the story.

Anh’s anger teaches children that it is okay to feel angry, and shows the technique, often used by child therapists, of externalizing the emotion. What does it Mean to Be Present. Each collage is a mix of paper, and cardboard, acrylic, and found materials. By learning these skills, children, will grow comfortable with them and carry them into adulthood with ease and confidence.

Anh’s anger is the first in a planned series of three books with these characters. Used book in Good Condition. Anh’s anger differs significantly from other books on anger resolution techniques in showing that the child is able to talk about what transpired and accept responsibility for hurtful things that he may have said or done.

The author’s intention is to help parents understand that there is an alternative to "time out’s" as a means of helping children to express themselves when feeling angry, while providing children with a mechanism for internal dialogue during a "time out" or when "sitting" with their anger.

A Handful of Quiet: Happiness in Four Pebbles

Visiting Feelings. Children can also enjoy doing pebble meditation on their own. Beautiful color illustrations by wietske vriezen, illustrator of Planting Seeds ISBN-13: 978-1-935209-80-5 and Mindful Movements 978-1-888375-79-4. It is designed to involve children in a hands-on and creative way that touches on their interconnection with nature.

Any adult wishing to plant seeds of peace, relaxation, and awareness in children will find this unique meditation guide helpful. A handful of Quiet Happiness in Four Pebbles. A handful of quiet is a concrete activity that parents and educators can introduce to children in school settings, in their local communities or at home, in a way that is meaningful and inviting.

. Anh s Anger. What does it Mean to Be Present. Used book in Good Condition. Pebble meditation is a playful and fun activity that parents and educators can do with their children to introduce them to meditation. A handful of quiet presents one of the best known and most innovative meditation practices developed by Thich Nhat Hanh as part of the Plum Village community's practice with children.

Practicing pebble meditation can help relieve stress, increase concentration, nourish gratitude, and can help children deal with difficult emotions.

Puppy Mind

Anh s Anger. What does it Mean to Be Present. Visiting Feelings. Used book in Good Condition. Through remembering to breathe, the boy becomes a stronger and more caring master of his puppy mind, keeping it in the present, if only for a moment. A handful of Quiet Happiness in Four Pebbles. Plum Blossom. In this picture book for children and adults, who is adored by thousands of children for his many Clifford the Big Red Dog and Thomas the Steam Engine books, a young boy discovers his mind is like a puppy, always wandering away, illustrated by Jim Durk, into the past or the future.

Includes a link to a discussion guide for parents and teachers. He sets about learning to train his puppy mind to heel to the present moment.

Charlotte and the Quiet Place

2015 indiefab book of the year gold award winner!2016 independent Publisher Book Awards Silver Medalist!2015 National Parenting Publications Bronze Award Winner!Charlotte likes quiet. What does it Mean to Be Present. All children will relate to the unfolding adventure and message of self-discovery and empowerment.

A handful of Quiet Happiness in Four Pebbles. Parents, teachers, and caretakers of highly active or sensitive children will find this story especially useful. Where can charlotte find a quiet place? Sara Woolley’s magnificent watercolors bring Charlotte’s city to life when Otto leads her on a wild chase through the park.

Used book in Good Condition. Even in the library, children yammer and yell. There, charlotte discovers a quiet place where she never would have imagined!Sometimes children need a break from our noisy, over-stimulating world. Charlotte and the quiet place shows how a child learns and practices mindful breathing on her own and experiences the beauty of silence.

But wherever charlotte goes, otto; the squeaky, creaky swings; the warbling, noise, noise—her yipping dog, she is surrounded by noise, wailing sirens. Visiting Feelings. Parallax Press. Plum Blossom.

Mindful Monkey, Happy Panda

A handful of Quiet Happiness in Four Pebbles. With the delightful monkey and his serene friend Happy Panda guiding readers to a calmer and more attentive mind, this whimsical yet warm presentation will delight all readers. Used book in Good Condition. Visiting Feelings. What does it Mean to Be Present. Wisdom Publications MA.

This wonderful picture book for children and adults alike introduces the powerful practice of mindfulness in a fun and exciting way. Parallax Press. Plum Blossom. Panda helps monkey recognize the simple joy of doing what you're doing while you're doing it. Anh s Anger. As our story begins, monkey is not so mindful - his Monkey Mind constantly jumping from one thing to another - but he encounters a mysterious and playful friend in Happy Panda.


The Lemonade Hurricane: A Story of Mindfulness and Meditation

Like hanh's apple juice story, when a glass of lemonade is stirred, the pulp swirls around. 2016 maine literary award winner - best children's book ** selected as notable social studies trade Book For Young People 2016, a cooperative Project of the National Council for the Social Studies NCSS and the Children's Book Council** Gelett Burgess Honor Book * Emma doesn't really like hurricanes.

Practicing mindfulness and meditation helps us tame the hurricane within. Fountas & pinnell Level L Color throughout Visiting Feelings. Parallax Press. What does it Mean to Be Present. Anh s Anger. Her little brother, Henry, does everything but. Plum Blossom. Wisdom Publications MA. When it sits quietly, the pulp settles and the liquid becomes clear.

In this way, a glass of lemonade is a metaphor for how meditation and mindfulness work. That is why this book is called The Lemonade Hurricane. A handful of Quiet Happiness in Four Pebbles. She calls him The Lemonade Hurricane.