Practicing Deep Breathing for Kids and Teens

Unlike normal breathing, taking deep breaths encourages us to slow down and pay attention to our body as we inhale and exhale. This relaxation exercise can help improve our ability to focus and better handle our emotions by lowering our heart rate, allowing our muscles to relax, and calming our mind and body.

Download a printable deep breathing tip sheet (in English and Spanish)

Deep breathing tip sheet for kids, teens and adults