These exercises can help children calm down, become more focused, fall asleep more easily, alleviate worry, manage anger, and generally become more patient and aware.
There is something we are all capable of but usually don’t cultivate intentionally. Why not start young in training those capacities?
Fight and flight of rest and digest
This practice of focusing on breathing leads to reflective rather than reactive responses. It gives kids control over their responses so they respond rather than react.