Listening to My Body: A guide to helping kids understand the connection between their sensations (what the heck are those?) and feelings so
Children learn what they practice!
This engaging and interactive book guides children through the practice of naming their feelings and the physical sensations that accompany them. From wiggly and squirmy to rested and still, Listening to My Body helps children develop a sensations vocabulary so that they can express what they are experiencing. Easy, kid-friendly mindfulness activities are woven throughout to reinforce the teachings.
Practicing these skill helps kids build on their capacity to be mindful, self-regulate, and develop emotional resilience so that they can get better at showing care and kindness for themselves, especially when they experience strong emotions.
Listening to My Body is a wonderful tool for parents, counselors and teachers!