Teaching Mindfulness to Kids with the Raisin Exercise, Plus Other Foods to Try

Teaching Mindfulness to Kids with the Raisin Exercise, Plus Other Foods to Try

When I set out to share mindfulness with my kids last year, I started with the raisin exercise. On the way home from school, I told them we’d be having a snack and my son asked what we would be eating, was it something new? I told him it was raisins and he groaned. “Those are disgusting.” I told him we were going to be eating them in a whole new way, a way that might make them taste entirely different than before, and somehow that was enough to get…

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