ERIC Number: EJ1141822
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jun
"It's Like Breathing in Blue Skies and Breathing out Stormy Clouds": Mindfulness Practices in Early Childhood
Erwin, Elizabeth J.; Robinson, Kimberly A.; McGrath, Greg S.; Harney, Corrine J.
Young Exceptional Children, v20 n2 p69-85 Jun 2017
Given the importance of social and emotional competence and confidence in early childhood, there has been growing attention on providing young children deliberate experiences to practice and acquire essential foundational skills for health and well-being. This article shares examples to illustrate how children can easily apply simple tools within a variety of contexts to enhance a sense of well-being.
Descriptors: Metacognition, Social Development, Emotional Development, Young Children, Well Being, Skill Development, Child Development, Student Diversity, Relaxation Training, Mental Health, Early Childhood Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
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