Calming Body Scan for Kids Guided Meditation Script

In this guided meditation, you’ll guide your child on a simple body scan. 

This mindfulness practice can help grow your child’s self awareness, encourage them to notice the present moment, and make connections between their emotions and physical body.

As you lead this body scan for kids meditation, read at a measured pace with a soft voice. Model deep breathing and allow for pauses and silence. 

Encourage your child to stay quiet and still during this peaceful visualization. Choose a location that is safe, comfortable, and free from distractions.

Guided Body Scan for Kids

Today we are going to learn how to do a relaxing, calm body scan. A body scan is a form of mindfulness, where we focus on areas of our body, scanning for whatever our body is feeling.

Tuning into how your body feels will help you understand yourself more. During this mindfulness practice, you will tune into how different areas of your body are feeling. You may experience a variety of sensations, or nothing at all. Any feeling you feel is correct – neither good nor bad. They simply exist.

Begin by getting comfortable, either sitting up straight, or laying down. Close your eyes and take a deep breath in through your nose, and out through your mouth. (breathe in) In through your nose… out through your mouth. (breathe in) In through your nose… out through your mouth.