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Teaching Meditation To Children: The Practical guide to the Use and Benefits of Meditation Techniques Paperback – Jan 1 1999

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 244 pages
  • Publisher: Watkins Publishing; 1 edition (Jan. 1 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1905857322
  • ISBN-13: 978-1905857326
  • Product Dimensions: 21.3 x 13.5 x 1.8 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 272 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #602,459 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

David Fontana, a professor and a fellow of the British Psychological Society, has studied and taught meditation for over 25 years. He has written many highly regarded books on child psychology, dreams, meditation, and psychological counselling. Ingrid Slack is teacher of young children, an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, a chartered counselling psychologist, and a workshop leader. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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28 of 30 people found the following review helpful
wonderful resource June 22 2008
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I am founding a school for young children and plan to use meditation techniques in the classroom. This book is a well written, clear, non-dogmatic and yet profound discussion of the power of meditation and meditative techniques for children and adults alike.
Elena Whitcombe
Davis, CA
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
secular meditation resource Feb. 4 2014
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This book takes a fairly secular approach to meditation, presenting techniques and examples to help parents and educators. I would recommend it mostly in conjunction with Child’s Mind: Mindfulness Practices to Help Our Children Be More Focused, Calm, and Relaxed by Christopher Willard and Planting Seeds: Practicing Mindfulness with Children by Thich Nhat Hanh.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Meditation Manual for Teachers and Parents Jan. 17 2013
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I purchased this book to help me formulate my own approach to teaching meditation and mindfulness to my own children. The exercises are simple and effective - easy to teach to children. I appreciate the extra efforts made to provide documentation to the material.

I recommend this book to anyone looking to incorporate meditation into their own life and the lives of children, whether as a parent or as a teacher.
5 of 7 people found the following review helpful
Warrior Mind! Dec 24 2008
By Mark Crane - Published on
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I read about the military using meditation to help their soldiers with PTSD and found this book on deep discount shortly thereafter. It's very interesting, and when I told my kids I was going to teach them "Warrior Mind" they got pretty excited and are into it so far. My daughter, seven, is especially excited.