Dr Cathy Day and Ernie Christie, (of the Office of Catholic Eductaion, Diocese of Townsville, Australia) speak at the video below about their tour of North America - Meditation for Children in Schools. The series of forums happened in September and October in Minnesota, San Francisco, Texas, Phoenix, Jacksonville and Ontario.
This book written by Jeannie Battagin is designed to provide inspiration, support and specific resources for creating and sustaining the practice of Christian Meditation among children, from first grade through to the eighth grade. Her spiritual journey and specifically practice of Christian Meditation has been influenced by an inner calling to teach children this form of prayer. This book is particularly useful for teachers, parents and grandparents who feel the call to teach Christian Meditation to children.
In May 2011, Fr Laurence Freeman taught meditation to children of St. Theresa School in Houston, Texas, USA. Left, he speaks with a kindergarten class. Below, Third graders talk about their experience with the meditation.