Mindful Monkey, Happy Panda
Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7
1 v. (unpaged)
Make Way For BooksA powerful story to help kids learn understand the importance of focus and attention. If they can experience what it feels like to focus on one thing, or have a Panda Moment, then they are ready to notice when they are distracted because they are trying to do more than one thing at once, or being Monkey-Minded. Extremely useful as a tool in the classroom of very young students.
Publisher SummaryThis wonderful picture book for children and adults alike introduces the powerful practice of mindfulness in a fun and exciting way. With the delightful Monkey and his serene friend Happy Panda guiding readers to a calmer and more attentive mind, this whimsical yet warm presentation will delight all readers.
As our story begins, Monkey is not so mindful - his Monkey Mind constantly jumping from one thing to another - but he encounters a mysterious and playful friend in Happy Panda. Panda helps Monkey recognize the simple joy of doing what you're doing while you're doing it.
This wonderful picture book for children and parents alike introduces the powerful practice of mindfulness in a fun and exciting way. With the delightful characters Mindful Monkey and his mindful friend Happy Panda guiding readers to a calm and focused mind Mindful Monkey, Happy Panda will delight readers of all ages.
As our story begins Monkey is not so mindful, but he encounters a mysterious and playful friend in Peaceful Panda. Panda helps Monkey recognize the joy of doing things in the moment, without distraction, and with peaceful and happy mind.
This whimsical yet universal and warm presentation will appeal children and adults alike.
Monkey asks Panda what he does to seem so happy and peaceful all the time, and Panda replies that he brings his attention to whatever he is doing at a given time, whether eating, walking, or resting.