13 Meditation and Mindfulness Apps and Techniques for Kids, under $5.

Mindfulness and Meditation for Kids

We have a lot to think about these days. I don’t even think I could list all that’s wrong with the world right now. For one, it’s too depressing. It’s completely natural to feel overwhelmed right now. And, as parents, we often cannot let our true feelings show because we’re keeping up a brave face for our kids.

Our kids are watching. Unless you don’t own a TV or any devices, no doubt your kids have seen some of the chaos. They also are out of their normal routines since most schools, ESY and summer camps are still not operating as usual. But easy solutions are within our reach.

mindfulness meditation apps

The Best Free Mindfulness App

Have you seen that commercial with the green circle, and it just tells you to “do nothing for 15 seconds?” I think it’s for the app called Calm. Anyway, I took that idea and personalized it. I went to a local state park that we enjoy. I filmed the babbling creek for 20 seconds. Now, whenever I need to center myself, I can go to my phone and watch it. And then I put it on a loop for one minute.

The following are some mindfulness and meditation ideas that can be implemented by people of all ages and abilities.

Moving Past Negative or Anxious Thinking

  • Move past or through Negative Thinking: Here are two ideas to get past negative thoughts or anxiety. Most importantly, you don’t want to feed the anxiety. So you can either keep going with the feelings until they pass and talk your child through them. Or, if they have a tendency to get stuck, you can interrupt the thought pattern. Substitute negative thoughts with positive thoughts or activities, no matter how simple. Some ideas that cost you nothing could be: coloring, throwing a toy/ball to your dog, or revisiting a happy memory like a birthday party or funny moment.
  • Gratitude Moments: Write down just one item of gratitude each day. Studies have shown that gratitude journals do work to change thinking. If writing is a struggle for your child, consider starting a gracious moment every night before you go to bed. “Before you go to bed, what’s one good thing that happened today? Or what is one thing that made you smile today?” Over time, one’s thought process becomes more positive. And, you can find notebooks and journals at Dollar Tree for $1, but you probably have one lying around the house somewhere.
  • Meditation and Mindfulness Apps: There are literally thousands of apps online, so find one that you like. Or, as I said above, make your own. I like it because we can also talk about all the times we’ve visited that state park which can derail negative thoughts.
  • Mindfulness Techniques: I have a separate list of 17 Mindfulness Activities for Kids | Music | Books for you to get your child started in mindfulness activities. Most of the things you can do together.

Mindfulness and Meditation Apps for Kids

SaleBestseller No. 1
Meditation Cards for Kids - Award-Winning Mindfulness kit of XL Cards with Calming Guided Meditations for Empowerment, Focus and Relaxation. Great for Parents, Teachers and Therapists.
1,225 Reviews
Meditation Cards for Kids - Award-Winning Mindfulness kit of XL Cards with Calming Guided Meditations for Empowerment, Focus and Relaxation. Great for Parents, Teachers and Therapists.
  • 🌈 [AWARD-WINNING PREMIUM QUALITY Meditation kit and Mindfulness game for kids] providing a FUN and RELAXING activity for kids to practice meditation and connect to feelings of inner peace.
  • 🎁 [A MEANINGFUL GIFT FOR KIDS]: Meditation kit offering a joyful KIDS ACTIVITY for one or more kids, at home, on the go or in a group activity. Highly recommended as a relaxing parent-child bonding activity.
  • 🤗 [A valuable tool for TEACHERS, SCHOOL COUNSELORS or SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST]. An engaging, easy and fun tool to add to your mindfulness resources for mindful games, activity cards, or when establishing a Mindfulness practice at your school. Can also be used as part of your counseling games, kids activities for counselors, coping skills games, social skills games. A great addition to your classroom games and school counselor supplies.
  • 💕 [A THERAPY GAME, Mindfulness for therapists]. Children's mental health professionals can also use these cards to create a calm and empowering environment when looking for therapeutic games telehealth activities, board games for kids, social emotional games, therapy games for kids, therapy games for teens, CBT game, DBT cards, play therapy toys, group therapy activities, anxiety tools, adhd tools or adhd games for kids, therapy cards, therapy game. Also prefect as a therapists gifts.
  • 🦄 Imagine Meditation Kit for Kids offer 24 HUGE Mindfulness scripts for kids with content-rich scripts and vibrant illustrations of Guided Imagery meditations for kids, a Mindfulness breathing exercise to practice before any meditation, and 2 DIY cards for your child to create his own cards.
Bestseller No. 2
New Horizon: Kids Meditation & Sleep Stories
12 Reviews
New Horizon: Kids Meditation & Sleep Stories
  • Ideal for Bedtime Routine: Remove anxiety and stress
  • Kid Friendly: Zero Advertisements
  • Proven and Trusted Creators
  • Over 100 Audios and rising!
  • Categories for Sleep, Meditation & Stories (with a message)
SaleBestseller No. 3
Breathe Like a Bear: 30 Mindful Moments for Kids to Feel Calm and Focused Anytime, Anywhere
4,963 Reviews
Breathe Like a Bear: 30 Mindful Moments for Kids to Feel Calm and Focused Anytime, Anywhere
  • Willey, Kira (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 96 Pages - 12/05/2017 (Publication Date) - Rodale Kids (Publisher)
Bestseller No. 4
Bedtime Meditation Stories for Kids: A Collection of Short Tales with Positive Affirmations to Help Children & Toddlers Fall Asleep Fast in Bed and Have a Relaxing Night’s Sleep with Beautiful Dreams
22 Reviews
Bestseller No. 5
Moshi Kids: Sleep and Mindfulness
2,131 Reviews
Moshi Kids: Sleep and Mindfulness
  • Remove anxiety and stress from the bedtime routine
  • Reduce the time it takes for your kids to fall asleep when it’s time for lights out
  • Reclaim precious time in your evening
  • Over 145 pieces of completely original sleepy content created by the BAFTA winning Moshi team
  • Choose from Stories, Meditations, Music and Sounds to soothe kids into a peaceful sleep
Bestseller No. 6
Cloud & Rainbow Meditation - Go with YoYo
6 Reviews
Cloud & Rainbow Meditation - Go with YoYo
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Yvonne Kusters (Actor)
  • Yvonne Kusters (Director)
  • English (Playback Language)
  • English (Subtitle)
Bestseller No. 7
Apple Cider Vinegar Gummy Vitamins by Goli Nutrition - Immunity & Detox - (1 Pack, 60 Count, with The Mother, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vitamin B9, B12, Beetroot, Pomegranate)
318,918 Reviews
Apple Cider Vinegar Gummy Vitamins by Goli Nutrition - Immunity & Detox - (1 Pack, 60 Count, with The Mother, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vitamin B9, B12, Beetroot, Pomegranate)
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Bestseller No. 8
Imagine Meditation Kit for Kids - Award-Winning Mindfulness kit of XL Cards with Calming Guided Meditations for Empowerment, Focus and Relaxation. Great for Parents, Teachers and Therapists.
25 Reviews
Imagine Meditation Kit for Kids - Award-Winning Mindfulness kit of XL Cards with Calming Guided Meditations for Empowerment, Focus and Relaxation. Great for Parents, Teachers and Therapists.
  • 🆕 [FROM THE CREATORS OF THE AWARD-WINNING IMAGINE MEDITATION CARDS], new Premium Quality Holistic Meditation and Mindfulness kit for kids] providing a FUN and RELAXING activity for kids to practice meditation and connect to feelings of inner peace.
  • 🎁 [A MEANINGFUL GIFT FOR KIDS]: Meditation kit offering a joyful KIDS ACTIVITY for one or more kids, at home, on the go or in a group activity. Highly recommended as a relaxing parent-child bonding activity.
  • 🤗 [A valuable tool for TEACHERS, SCHOOL COUNSELORS or SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST]. An engaging, easy and fun tool to add to your mindfulness resources for mindful games, activity cards, or when establishing a Mindfulness practice at your school. Can also be used as part of your counseling games, kids activities for counselors, coping skills games, social skills games. A great addition to your classroom games and school counselor supplies.
  • 💕 [A THERAPY GAME, Mindfulness for therapists]. Children's mental health professionals can also use these cards to create a calm and empowering environment when looking for therapeutic games telehealth activities, board games for kids, social emotional games, therapy games for kids, therapy games for teens, CBT game, DBT cards, play therapy toys, group therapy activities, anxiety tools, adhd tools or adhd games for kids, therapy cards, therapy game. Also prefect as a therapists gifts.
  • 🦄 Imagine Meditation Kit for Kids offer 24 HUGE Mindfulness scripts and Affirmation Cards for kids with content-rich scripts and vibrant illustrations of Guided Imagery meditations for kids, a Mindfulness breathing exercise to practice before any meditation, and an easy navigation aid to find the right card for any feeling or challenge.
Bestseller No. 9
Cool Koala - Bedtime Meditations for Kids
9 Reviews
Cool Koala - Bedtime Meditations for Kids
  • English (Publication Language)
Bestseller No. 10
Yoga for Children--Yoga Cards: 50+ Yoga Poses and Mindfulness Activities for Healthier, More Resilient Kids
479 Reviews
Yoga for Children--Yoga Cards: 50+ Yoga Poses and Mindfulness Activities for Healthier, More Resilient Kids
  • Flynn, Lisa (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 60 Pages - 07/24/2018 (Publication Date) - Adams Media (Publisher)

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