Synopses & Reviews
This beautiful book will guide children to be calm and value the little things every day.
In a world where children are increasingly attached to their screens, and their memories often are only cherished digitally, this book offers a creative analog solution. It is a fun how-to guide to engaging with the world around us through mindfulness activities, first lessons in philosophy, and journalling tips.
Little ones are taken through activities, from physical and mental exercises to crafting and writing tasks, which teach them to value the little things in their lives. Learn crafts to calm a busy mind, discover Buddhist meditation, and explore the outdoors mindfully. Children will be inspired to transform the space around them into a zone of zen, from decorating with Japanese origami to tidying their room Marie Kondo-style. Many ideas encourage kids to make the most of mental memories or old photographs, creating something physical to remember special events, friends, or holidays so memories aren't restricted to pictures on a screen. Each activity and thought encourages a sense of calm or well-being, which helps children to live in the moment and make memories in the real world.
The book features a strong environmental awareness, too, with activities encouraging sustainability and recycling as much as possible. Beautiful, soothing colors and a fun scrapbook aesthetic combine to make a how-to guide to cherish.
Find calm every day through journaling and scrapbooking Practice mindfulness and live in the moment.
This children's journaling book is a fantastic way to teach kids about taking each moment for what it is and managing anxiety, stress and fear. It's a beautiful how-to guide that will help your kids live more intentionally.
Perfect for children ages 8 and older, this helpful activity book is packed with things to do, journaling prompts and ideas, and relaxation tips and advice. Inside, you'll find:
- Calming activity ideas for inside and outside, at home, and on the go.
- First lessons in big ideas and philosophy for children alongside practical applications.
- A 'How-to' guide to journaling and scrapbooking so children can document their experiences.
- A theme throughout that teaches children to cherish the moment and make and retain memories as a result.
- Creative, practical activities to get children away from screens and encourage a positive frame of mind.
Did you know that mindfulness reduces activity in the brain's fight or flight zone, allowing for improved focus, memory, and social and emotional skills? That's why journaling and taking moments away from screens is excellent for children Making Memories Journal offers a creative solution to managing emotions and living for the now. It's a fun memories book for kids to engage with the world around them through lessons in big ideas and journaling tips.
Kids are taken through activities, from cleaning their space to learning how to make origami and writing down thoughts and feelings. They learn crafts to calm a busy mind, discover Buddhist meditation and explore the outdoors mindfully. It also features a strong environmental awareness, with activities encouraging sustainability and recycling