HAPPINESS & BEING MINDFUL

Help children enjoy, experience and reflect in the here and now with these mindful books ...

Today

by Julie Morstad

Appreciate the possibility and freedom that each new day brings with this beautiful book. Capture a child's imaginative delight in the ordinariness of the world, from getting dressed, to having breakfast, to choosing ways to get to school. 

Between Tick and Tock

by Louise Greig

Liesel notices the things that everyone else is too busy to see. When she watches a lonely boy on a roundabout, she decides it’s time to pause the clock and lend a helping hand. A wonderful picture book about the importance of kindness, looking out for others and taking time to appreciate the world around you.

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Happy by Nicola Edwards 

Happy gently encourages children to explore their emotions and the beautiful world around them, with stunning illustrations and thought-provoking rhymes on every page. This poetic journey to a place of happiness and calm will inspire and empower your child to enjoy the practice of mindfulness.

Breathe and Be

by Kate Coombs 

Teaching mindfulness helps kids learn to stay calm, regulate their emotions, and appreciate the world around us. Created for readers aged 4-8, here is a book sure to delight parents and kids alike, blending lovingly illustrated nature imagery with elegant poetry about living with awareness and inner peace.

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Where Happiness Lives

by Barry Timms

Three little mice. Three very different houses. But which is the happiest home? A timely tale about discovering true happiness and appreciating all that you have – with flaps to lift and peep-through pages.

Crab and Whale 

by Mark Pallis 

This is a fun and heartwarming story that subtly introduces the skills of mindfulness to children (ages 2 - 8). Children will find themselves becoming more aware of their own bodies, breath, emotions and surroundings without even realising it. 

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Here We Are

by Oliver Jeffers

Our world can be a bewildering place. So let’s explore what makes our planet great and how we live on it. Some things about our planet are pretty complicated, but things can be simple, too: you’ve just got to be kind. Here We Are is the utterly heartfelt new book from Oliver Jeffers.

A Handful of Quiet

by Thich Nhat Hanh 

A Handful of Quiet presents one of the best known meditation practices developed by Thich Nhat Hanh. Pebble meditation is a playful and fun activity to introduce children to meditation. It is designed to involve children in a hands-on and creative way that touches on their interconnection with nature. 

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Calm: Mindfulness for Kids

by Wynne Kinder 

Teach your kids how to focus their thoughts and notice the world around them with this fun mindfulness kids activity book. This book is packed with activities - make a mindfulness jar, learn how to appreciate food with mindful eating, and get out into nature and explore the outside world.

50 Ways to Feel Happy

by Vanessa King 

What can you do to help yourself (and others) feel happier? This book is packed full of activities and ideas to try with friends and on your own. So, whether you feel happy right now and want to stay that way or you need some ideas to help you feel happier, this book is for you.

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