This meditation was given specifically for children to use in times when their parents are fighting and going through a crisis—to give them the experience of remaining stable and unaffected. Nevertheless, it can be practiced anytime.
Children, especially under the age of six, have a much shorter attention span than adults, so meditations with movement and variation usually work well.
Posture: Sit in Easy Pose.
I Am Happy, I Am Good, I Am Happy, I Am Good.
Sat Naam, Sat Naam, Sat Naam Jee
Wha-Hay Guroo, Wha-Hay Guroo, Wha-Hay Guroo Jee
In the rhythm of the mantra, the children shake their index fingers up and down (like their parents might sometimes do when they are reproaching the child).
Continue for 1 - 11 minutes.