Chapter 1

Chapter 1: What is mindfulness

What is mindfulness?  Explanation by Jon Kabat Zinn and Thich Nhat Hanh.

What mindfulness can be for you.

Oprah Winfrey interviews Thich Nhat Hanh.

Children explain how mindfulness helps them.

Reading tip

Reading tip for young children: Lemniscates (2012). Silence Lemniscates. Washington DC, Magination Press Picture book for children ages 4-8 about mindfulness. 

And: Calm with the very hungry caterpilar of Eric Carle

1.1 Why mindfulness in the classroom

Article

USA: The many benefits of meditation for children

Article

Great Britain: Close your eyes and breathe: schools sign up to mindfulness

Mindfulness at schools in the USA,  Australia and Great Britain
Mindfulness with pre-schoolers
Children explain what Mindfulness is.
What is Mindfulness to kids (BBC)

1.4 Teachers and mindfulness

Tips for using mindfulness yourselves

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