Young children can relax with stories that introduce self-soothing stress management techniques. Written and audio storytelling formats appeal to both visual and auditory learners. Children learn the relaxation techniques of breathing, visualizing, progressive muscle relaxation, and affirmations. These stories help children reduce stress, lower anger, and anxiety and help build self-esteem and confidence. The story lengths range from 6-10 minutes making it ideal for ages 4-9 or children with shorter attention spans. This package includes 4 books and 1 CD from the Indigo Dreams Series. The CD includes relaxing music throughout and an additional music sound track to further enhance your child’s relaxation experience.
Younger Children’s Relaxation Package includes:
A Boy and a Bear– a story that teaches young children how to use diaphragmatic breathing to self-soothe and relax. Children enjoy following the boy and the bear along as they learn belly breathing. This relaxing technique helps kids to fall asleep. (paperback)
The Affirmation Web– a story that teaches children how to use affirmations to increase their self-esteem and confidence. An affirmation is a compliment that you give to yourself. Children follow the forest animals along as they learn to use positive statements. Watch your child’s self-esteem grow with each page. (paperback)
A Boy and a Turtle– a story that teaches young children how to visualize to reduce stress, relax, and fall asleep. This effective stress management technique is also known as guided imagery or visualizations. The turtle and the boy together learn to relax their mind and body with the colors of the rainbow. (paperback)
The Goodnight Caterpillar– a relaxation story introducing young children to passive progressive muscular relaxation and breathing. Progressive muscle relaxation focuses awareness on various muscle groups to create a complete resting of the mind and body. The caterpillar teaches the child how to relax, unwind, and see things more clearly. (paperback)
Plus 1 CD:
Indigo Dreams– CD/audiobook is designed to entertain your child in a forest setting while introducing them to relaxation and stress management techniques. Four unique bedtime stories incorporate the research-based techniques of breathing, visualizations, progressive muscle relaxation, and affirmations. Shorter stories make this collection ideal for younger children and as an introduction to stress management techniques.