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Mindful Tots: Animal Antics

Focus and fun for little ones

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Board Book

ISBN: 9781782859369

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Bilingual Spanish Board Book

ISBN: 9781782859833

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Written by Whitney Stewart
Illustrated by Rocio Alejandro

Help toddlers focus as they transition from one activity to the next. This sturdy yet stylish board book is designed to enable caregivers to practice a mindful movement exercise with children as young as 2 years old. Written by the award-winning author of the bestselling Mindful Kids activity deck, Whitney Stewart, in collaboration with early childhood development specialist Stefanie Paige Wieder, M.S.Ed., Mindful Tots: Animal Antics uses simple, straightforward instructions and bright illustrations to encourage imaginative play alongside mindful focus. Use with the rest of the Mindful Tots series to help toddlers manage the ups and downs of everyday emotions.

Key Selling Points:

  • MINDFULNESS FOR TODDLERS: Created by the team behind the bestselling Mindful Kids activity deck, Mindful Tots: Animal Antics makes mindfulness accessible to children as young as 2 years old by introducing an age-appropriate exercise caregivers and children can enjoy together.
  • RAISE KIND KIDS: Introduces a simple, effective mindfulness activity that helps small children to not only self-regulate their emotions, but also to develop empathy and self-awareness at a critical stage in their social-emotional development.
  • TRANSITION BETWEEN ACTIVITIES: This playful, imaginative movement activity is designed to help children focus on their bodies and transition smoothly from one activity to another.
  • EXPERT AUTHORS: Written by the award-winning Mindful Kids author and mindfulness expert Whitney Stewart, with consultation from early childhood development and inclusion specialist Stefanie Paige Wieder, M.S.Ed., to holistically address very young children’s emotional needs.
  • TWO-IN-ONE: This sturdy board book’s handy format makes Mindful Tots: Animal Antics both a read-aloud to enjoy together and a durable instruction manual for mindfulness on the go.

More Details

  • Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 6.5 inches
  • Page Count: 14 pages
  • Age Range: Ages 2-4 years

Awards & Accolades

“Mindful play can be used to focus children’s minds on the task at hand and help them get centred and ready for the next part of the day, whether that’s further play, a trip to the shop or even the beginning of the bedtime routine. A good resource for parents” – Inis magazine, Children’s Books Ireland

About the Contributors

Written by - Whitney Stewart
Whitney Stewart puts her heart, mind and feet into her work. She has trekked in a Himalayan snowstorm with Sir Edmund Hillary, climbed to remote Buddhist monasteries in Tibet, interviewed the Dalai Lama in India and sat for days in meditation retreats. She is the author of many travel articles, and of both fiction and nonfiction for children. When she is not writing or traveling, she teaches mindfulness and meditation to children and adults.
Illustrated by - Rocio Alejandro
Rocio Alejandro has illustrated many children’s books published both in her home country of Argentina and abroad. In 2017, she won the X Compostela Prize for her book, La huerta de Simón.

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