From Shambala Kids
"Meditation helps children in a variety of ways. It helps reduce stress, strengthens the immune system, can improve relationships at home & at school , decreases aggressiveness and anxieties, improves behavior and attitude, improves focus, memory & concentration and promotes inner peace.
Kids' meditation has also proven effective in helping kids release negative thoughts and behaviors and in building self-confidence. We all want our children to be stress free. Mindfulness and meditation are fantastic tools that kids can learn at an early age which will help them throughout their lives.
Because of the wonderful benefits of meditation, more parents are deciding to try guided meditation with their children and finding that it really does help their children become more peaceful. Not only that, but because of the rise in self-esteem, children who meditate also are connecting with their inner self easier and listening to that wise inner wizard.
When kids are able to do this, they truly start to feel their rightful place in the world, relationships improve, peer pressure is much less of an issue and kids are learning the value of experience without being overwhelmed by it..." Read it all