Did you know that reading for just 30 minutes a day decreases stress? Storytime is a great calming activity for you and your family! So grab a book, or check out these digital resources for virtual storytime opportunities.
Here are some of our favorite apps that help us keep calm.
“Kid-loved & Parent-Trusted” app with dance videos, yoga exercises, and mindfulness activities. Great resource for preschoolers and school aged children.
For the whole family:
If you want to try meditating (and enjoy an Australian accent), check out the Adult, Youth, Family, and Sleep programs on Smiling Mind. You can track your progress and set up reminders to help you take time to relax and breathe.
With a library of 25,000+ guided meditation, this app has something for everyone. The Insight Timer website features a Meditation for Kids page that covers emotions, sleep, mindfulness, and more.
Just For You:
FREE – only available for Apple
A meditation and mindfulness app for your vital check-in with yourself. Includes a community forum, extensive library of topics, weekly meditations, and a journal to rate your mood.