63 Mindfulness Quotes for Kids

Mindfulness is important for kids. Mindfulness, in short, is focusing on the present (not the past or the future). It can have many benefits for kids. Mindfulness can help kids calm down, regulate emotions, as well as improve self-awareness. Overall, this can boost kid’s confidence, self-esteem and provide tools to better navigate life. This can also help children with important social skills, like having empathy.

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We put together a list of our favorite mindfulness quotes for kids.

What can you do with these kid-friendly mindfulness quotes? Whatever you like! Let these quotes inspire you and your child. You can say them aloud, read over them, talk about them, write down your favorite ones…whatever works for you and your family.

Mindfulness Quotes for Kids

21 Disney Mindfulness Quotes

Let’s start with some mindfulness quotes from Disney! Disney mindfulness quotes are great since kids recognize and relate to these movies, songs and characters.

  1.  You’re Exactly What This Family Needs. You Just Need To See It.-Bruno from Encanto
  2. If I Could Shake The Crushing Weight Of Expectations Would That Free Some Room Up For Joy Or Relaxation, Or Simple Pleasure? -Luisa from Encanto
  3.  You Can’t Hurry The Future. -Bruno from Encanto
  4. Any day spent with you is my favorite day. So, today is my new favorite day.  -Pooh from Winnie the Pooh
  5. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think. – Christopher Robin from Winnie the Pooh
  6. A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference. –Eeyore from Winnie the Pooh
  7. Silenzio Bruno! -Luca & Alberto from Luca
  8. Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one. -Grandmother Willow from Pocahontas
  9. Always let your conscience be your guide. – Jiminy Cricket from Pinocchio
  10. The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all. -The Emperor from Mulan
  11. Think happy thoughts. –Peter Pan
  12. Today is a good day to try. – Quasimodo
  13. I never look back, darling! It distracts me from the now. –Edna Mode from The Incredibles 
  14. I don’t want to survive. I want to live. –The Captain from Wall-E
  15. Remember, you’re the one who can fill the world with sunshine. -Snow White 
  16. In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun and—snap!—the job’s a game! – Mary Poppins
  17. Look inside yourself. You are more than what you have become. -Mufasa from The Lion King
  18. Hakuna Matata….It means no worries, for the rest of your days. -The Lion King
  19. If watching is all you’re gonna do, then you’re gonna watch your life go by without ya. -Laverne from The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  20. First, think. Second, believe. Third, dream. And finally, dare. –Walt Disney
  21. Happiness is a state of mind. It’s just according to the way you look at things. –Walt Disney

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 21. Mindfulness gives you time. Time gives you choices. Choices, skillfully made, lead to freedom.” -Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

22. You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” -Jon Kabat-Zinn

23. If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. -Dalai Lama

24. Open the window of your mind. Allow the fresh air, new lights, and new truths to enter. -Amit Ra

25. Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more. -Mother Teresa

26. Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance. -Amit Ray

27. Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment. -Buddha

28. The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing. -Jon Kabat-Zinn

29. There’s only one reason why you’re not experiencing bliss at this present moment, and it’s because you’re thinking or focusing on what you don’t have…. But, right now you have everything you need to be in bliss. ~Anthony de Mello

30. Gratitude and attitude are not challenges, they are choices. -Robert Braathe 

31. There are always flowers for those who want to see them. -Henri Matisse

32. Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right.  -Henry Ford

33. Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak. -Buddha

34. Listen to silence. It has so much to say -Rumi

35. Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax. –Bryant McGill

36. Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken. –Oscar Wilde

37. Courage doesn’t mean you don’t get afraid. Courage means you don’t let fear stop you. –Bethany Hamilton

38. If you get tired, learn to rest not to quit. –Banksy



39. The mind is like water. When it’s turbulent, it’s difficult to see. When it’s calm, everything becomes clear. –Prasad Mahes



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40. Be where you are; otherwise you will miss your life. – Buddha

41. Be happy in the moment. That is enough. -Mother Teresa

42. The way you speak to yourself matters. –Unknown

43. Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. –Eckhart Tolle 

44. How many times have you noticed that it’s the little quiet moments in the midst of life that seem to give the rest exra-special meaning? –Fred Rogers

45. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That is why it is called the present. –Alice Morse Earle

46. Rule your mind or it will rule you. -Buddha

47. Just when you feel you have no time to relax, know this is the moment you most need to relax. –Matt Haig

48. Wherever you are, be there totally. –Eckhart Tolle

49. Worrying is silly, it’s like walking around with an umbrella waiting for it to rain. –Unknown

50. Visualize your highest self and start showing up as him/her. – Ali Owens

51. Believe you can, and you’re halfway there. –Theodore Roosevelt

52. Never hurry and never worry! –E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web

53. The ultimate source of my mental happiness is my peace of mind. Nothing can destroy this except my own anger. -Dalai Lama

54. Mindfulness can help people of any age that’s because we become what we think. –Goldie Hawn

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55. Today you are You, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is Youer than You. –Dr. Seuss

56. The best way to take care of the future is to take care of the present moment. –Nhat Hanh

57. Life gives you plenty of time to do whatever you want to do if you stay in the present moment. –Deepak Chopra

58. You become what you believe. –Oprah Winfrey

59. In today’s rush, we all think too much — seek too much — want too much — and forget about the joy of just being. –Eckhart Tolle

60. Brilliant things happen in calm minds. Be calm. You’re brilliant. – Headspace

61. I will breathe. I will think of solutions. I will not let my worry control me. I will not let my stress level break me. –Shayne McClendon

62. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you’re doing. -Jon Kabat Zinn

63. There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The third way is to be kind. –Fred Rogers

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