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Mindfulness for Preschoolers

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Did you know that mindfulness for preschoolers can help with executive functioning, academic skills and social skills? Researchers have explored this topic and have found that mindfulness techniques can be very beneficial when it comes to preschoolers.

ne study followed a year long mindfulness program designed to enhance the self-regulation of prekindergarten and kindergarten students. The results indicated that after the one year, the students in the program displayed improvements in working memory and planning and organizing compared to the control group. At the end of kindergarten, the mindfulness group also had higher vocabulary and reading scores ( Thierry et. al, 2016).

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