Provides a fun active way to learn about emotions, linking movement with mood.
As a young girl practices various standard yoga poses, she imagines herself as a tree touching the sky, a playful dog, a warrior, and more while relaxing and seeing how she fits into the world.
A little girl describes the life cycle of an apple, from a tiny seed to a luscious fruit, and gives thanks for this tiny miracle of nature.
Uses the metaphor of a bucket filled with good feelings to show how easy and rewarding it is to express kindness, appreciation, and love on a daily basis.
Grandfather Four Winds helps his young grandson learn the lessons of courage, gratitude, generosity, and faith from the old apple that is sacred to their people.
Bear thanks his friends for bringing food dishes to his dinner party and finds a way of sharing something of his own.
When Anh becomes angry and says hurtful things, his grandfather tells him to go to his room and sit with his anger, which allows Anh to feel better. Based on teachings about mindfulness and Buddhism by Thich Nhat Hanh.
When a busy family's activities come to a halt because of a blackout, they find they enjoy spending time together and not being too busy for once.
This "wake up" story is so much more than a story. It's a practice for kids and parents to greet the morning with joy and embark on their daily adventures with intention and confidence. Turn the page and reach up to the sky, press your feet into the earth, and get ready for a great day!
A bird, a fox, a dog, and a squirrel overcome minor setbacks to have a very good day.