Whether you’re a parent or teacher, introducing the children in your life to meditation techniques can be a wonderful way to help boost their concentration skills, excel in school, relax, and increase their self-awareness and happiness.

In this 3-minute video, Sylvia Boorstein, author of Happiness is an Inside Job, shares some simple techniques to help you introduce your kids to meditation. She explains that the meditation doesn’t need to be complicated and that doing a loving-kindness exercise is something children of all ages can do.

Have you tried teaching your children some meditation techniques? Share your experiences below.