Doing a body scan, mindful breathing, focusing on the senses. . .there are all kinds of ways to be mindful with your body. Mindful Spaces and My Body guides children through exercises and activities that encourage them to slow down and pay attention. Activities encourage readers to think not of the past or the future, but right now. Simple instructions and fun illustrations help readers in learning more about self regulation and how to find a moment of calm from within. Aligns with the CASEL SEL competencies of self-awareness and self-management.
About the Author
Katie Woolley is a creative and versatile editor and writer who has worked on children's books for all age levels, from board books, novelty books, and picture books to non-fiction and educational books and apps. Dr. Rhianna Watts is a clinical psychologist who works with families and children to help them manage emotions. She practices a range of therapies and treatments, including CBT and mindfulness. Sarah Jennings is a children's book illustrator based in South London. Since graduating in 2013 she has illustrated a wide variety of fiction, picture and non-fiction books. Sarah works from her home studio in the company of her three-legged cat, Calvin.