Child and Youth Well-Being

We maintain a growing collection of research, policy briefs, videos, and downloadable resources on strategies for promoting the social-emotional well-being of infants, children, and youth.

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Mindfulness & Compassion Resources for the Early Years

A collection of books, free downloadable activities and more for the classroom and home.

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Roller Coaster Breathing

Feeling frustrated or upset? Take a ride in a roller coaster to breathe deeply and reset.

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Peace Breath

This breathing practice helps promote a feeling of calm and peacefulness. 

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Resources for talking with children about race and racism

This list of webinars, websites and books support conversations in homes and classrooms about race and racism.

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Mindful Breathing Practices for Children

These playful breathing activities are excellent ways to introduce children to practices that strengthen their awareness.

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The Peace & Kindness Practice for Children

This practice can help children feel connected to people they love and expand their circle of compassion. We created a script for you to use when sharing with children.

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Animated Images to Inspire Deeper Breathing

We created these animated graphics so you can pause, take a deep breath and slow down.

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Supporting Well-Being during the COVID-19 Crisis

This page displays our favorite resources for strengthening your resilience and connecting with children amidst the challenges associated with COVID-19.

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Mindfulness & Compassion Books for Children

We curated a list of books to inspire discussions about what it means to be present and compassionate. 

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CCFW Emotions and Stress Handout

This list helps strengthen emotional literacy in adults and children alike; it includes synonyms for feelings, physical sensations, and sources of stress.

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