Here are some very simple and useful suggestions for meditation for young children.
The opening sentences of the review are:
"Asking a child to sit still for meditation doesn’t sound like a recipe for easing stress.
more families are making a few shared minutes of quiet contemplation a
part of their daily routines. When handled with flexibility and a sense
of humor, they say, the practice can calm their children, reduce stress
and anxiety and help them focus.
Meditation is increasingly
taught in the West as a secular discipline aimed at gaining awareness,
or mindfulness—the ability to notice and focus calmly on thoughts and
feelings as they arise, without reacting or judging...."
For the rest of this article and a video see: