Create a calm bedtime ritual with this debut book in the Before Bedtime series, Stars Before Bedtime - a soothing journey through the glittering constellations of the night sky woven with tried-and-tested sleep exercises and mindfulness techniques from the bestselling author and clinical psychologist Dr Jessamy Hibberd.
In this fast-paced world, relaxing and preparing for sleep can be difficult for children. This beautiful, fact-filled book helps ease bedtime struggles with mindfulness, muscle relaxation, gentle yoga poses, visualisation and other exercises proven to help kids release stress and anxiety, clear their minds, get ready for bed and fall asleep fasterwhile also boosting happiness and improving overall health.
With gentle, calming artwork from the wonderfully talented Hannah Tolson and simple, melodic text, children explore the sky's constellations and the mythical stories behind them as they get their minds and bodies ready for bed. Each exercise, called out by a moon symbol, is simple and easy to do. Usher in calm with these and more soothing techniques:
- Stretch out on your bed like the snake-like constellation Draco the Dragon - take a deep breath in through your nose and then breathe out all the air through your mouth, making a hissing sound, just like a slithering snake!
- Close your eyes and picture the ship from the constellation Argo Navis in your head. Now