Nursery & Child Care

Resources

Apps:

  • Calm: “The number 1 app for meditation and sleep.”
  • GoNoodle: Dance, Yoga and Mindfulness videos for Children
  • Dreamykid: Healing activities, affirmations, sleep stories for children
  • New Horizon: Meditation and sleep stories for children
  • Ninja focus: Mindfulness and sleep for children
  • Mindful Family: Guided meditation for families
  • Headspace: Meditation, sleep, mindfulness
  • MyLife: Meditation, feelings, mindfulness
  • Yoga for Kids: Yoga fitness for children
  • Youtube: For mindfulness, sleep stories, nature sounds, exercise, yoga, informative videos etc.

Books for Parents and Carers:

  • Mindfulness for Children: Help Your Child to be Calm and Content, from Breakfast till Bedtime – Uz Afzal
  • Mindful games activity cards: Greenland and Harris
  • Wishing Wellness: A Workbook for Children of Parents with Mental Illness- Lisa Anne Clarke
  • It Didn’t Start With You: How Inherited Family Trauma Shapes Who We Are and How to End the Cycle- Mark Wolynn
  • The Power of Showing Up: how parental presence shapes who our kids become and how their brains get wired (Mindful Parenting)-
    by Daniel J. Siegel, Tina Payne Bryson
  • The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Proven Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind- Dr Tina Payne Bryson, Dr. Daniel Siegel
  • The Emotional Life of the Toddler: Alicia F. Lieberman
  • The Conscious Parent: Transforming Ourselves, Empowering Our Children-Dr Shefali Tsabary
  • The Awakened Family: How to Raise Empowered, Resilient, and Conscious Children- Dr Shefali Tsabary
  • Parenting with Presence: Practices for Raising Conscious, Confident, Caring Kids (Eckhart Tolle Edition)- Susan Stiffelman

Books for Children:

  • Meditation is an open sky- Whitney Stewart
  • Tough Guys (Have Feelings Too)- Keith Negley
  • Sitting still like a frog- Eline Snel
  • Don’t Feed the WorryBug- Andi Green
  • Breathe like a bear- Kim Willey
  • A handful of quiet- Tich Nhat Hanh
  • Back to Front and Upside Down- Claire Alexander
  • My magic breath- Nick Ortner and Allison Taylor
  • Listening to my body- Gabi Garcia
  • In My Heart: A Book of Feelings- Jo Witek
  • My Many Colored Days-Dr. Seuss
  • Picture books about different types of behaviour- https://www.littleparachutes.com/category/behaviour/

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