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Mindfulness Apps for Children

Headspace (for Kids)

This app teaches parents and children together about meditation for different age levels. They focus on Calm, Kindness and Bedtime.




This app provides mindfulness and sleep stories for children of varying ages. Several parents I know use the app to help their children relax, and restore themselves after a full day of running around.


Insight Timer

This app is free with meditations for parents and children. They focus on relaxation, managing stress, concentration and sleep, as examples.


Resource: Save the Children - Stress Busters

As the world’s leading expert on childhood, Save the Children created these drama-based relaxation exercises during the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2020, that are part of their global Healing and Education through the Arts (HEART) program for children living in stressful situations. 

Resource: Mindfulmazing - How to Help Kids With Anxiety

17 Phrases to Calm an Anxious Child