Active Meditation – Fun for Kids Who May be Challenged Sitting Still
Some children may be challenged when it comes to sitting still. But they can still learn how to meditate! Check out this fun active meditation activity for kids:
Pencils is a fun game to play with a friend or partner anytime! An active meditation, it encourages a quiet, focused mind to play. In addition to the benefits of meditation –a clear, calm and focused mind– Pencils develops coordination skills while fostering trust and teamwork.
*Tips: Play around with different and more challenging ways to suspend the pencil between two partners – fingertips, toes, feet, shoulder to shoulder, back to back. Have fun!
Teachers! Pencils provides a great mini-break in a school day to help refocus a class and build trust and teamwork among peers – with all of the advantages of meditation to boot!