CRYSTALS FOR KIDS
Kids of all ages have a natural attraction to crystals. They are drawn to their energies, their beauty, colour and form. There are many crystals that are suitable for children. Tumbled Stones are a great way for kids to be introduced to crystals as there easy to hold and have no sharp edges or fragile parts. Below are some good beginner crystals for kids; however we have found that children are instinctively drawn to the perfect crystal just for them. Let them explore and choose the crystal that they think will be best for them. The world of crystals and gemstones is a wonderful way for kids to explore the raw beauty of nature and the processes and energies involved in creating such beauty in all shapes and colours.
Beginner crystals for Kids
Amethyst is a very popular crystal for kids because of its purple colour. It has a calming a peaceful energy, which is ideally suited for kids. Amethyst is known as the stone of spirituality and contentment; it bestows stability, strength and inner peace. Amethyst provides clarity and enhances intuition and understanding. Amethyst assists in calming the mind, reducing stress and allows restful sleep. A suitable crystal to place in a pouch under kids pillows at night.
Agate occurs naturally in many colours but is also often dyed brilliant bright colours which kids are attracted to. Agate is a stone of strength and courage, it is ideal for kids as it helps ground and stabilise emotions and physical energy. Agate helps with the acceptance of oneself and to see the truth. Its healing and cleansing qualities eliminate negative energy, soothing and calming the mind, body & spirit.
Clear Quartz is the most common crystal and is therefore a good choice as a first crystal for kids. Clear Quartz provides clarity in thinking and awareness. It is also a powerful healing stone for any condition. Clear Quartz awakens the mind and body, amplifying and transmitting energy. It connects to the higher self and removes negativity.
Rose Quartz is a beautiful pink crystal with a very gentle and loving energy. This gentle energy helps kids learn unconditional love, forgiveness, and compassion. It creates harmony in relationships and help kids to express their emotions. Rose Quartz brings a deep inner healing, enhancing self love, self trust, self worth and self confidence.
Green Aventurine helps kids promote a positive, easy going attitude towards life. It brings joy, happiness and emotional tranquillity and promotes health and well being. Aventurine promotes compassion and empathy, calming our anger. It stimulates our mind, creativity, motivation and independence. It protects us against electromagnetic energy and environmental pollution.
Carnelian is from the family of Agates and it ranges in colour from orange to deep dark red. Carnelian allows kids to enhance their concentration and self belief. It's warm and joyous energy attunes with the inner self helping to open the heart. It is excellent for stimulating creativity. Carnelian helps anchor you in the present reality, aiding concentration and allowing you to trust yourself and your perceptions.
Tiger Eye is brilliantly shiny crystal of brown and yellow, just like a Tiger's Eye and kids love this. Tiger Eye can help kids with confidence, strength, courage, protection and good luck. It sharpens the senses, promotes intuition and helps one to be practical, centred and grounded. It enhances clarity, good judgement, clear perception and insight, aiding in good decision making.
Why are kids drawn to crystals?
Kids experience the subtle energies of crystals quiet easily and are therefore drawn towards their brilliant colours, shapes and textures. Crystals can assist in giving kids calm stable energy and helping them deal with different emotions and feelings. The subtle energy of crystals helps them understand and process the world from a grounded perspective. It is important to allow your children to pick and choose crystals that they feel are right for them. Allow them to touch feel and hold their crystals. Some crystals are stronger than others and starting small allows them to tune into and match their frequencies at a nice slow pace.
Wearing and using crystals for kids
Placing crystals inside a pouch, under an older child's pillow or under the bed for younger children is a good way for them to tune into their crystals energy. Some crystals offer a calming energy that can help while sleeping. Alternatively wearing them on necklace using (stone holder pendant) or as jewellery allows kids to keep their crystal on them. However, many kids just love to place their crystals in a pouch in their pockets or keep them in a special box. Kids know when to change crystals or stop using them as they grow and to suit their different needs.
Kids Crystal Pack $8.00
At Crystal Earth Spirit, we offer an affordable Kids Crystal Pack for $8.00. This pack includes: 1 x Agate Geode, 1 x Agate Slice, 3 x Agate Tumbled Stones and 3 x Small Howlite Tumbled Stones. This is the ideal starter pack for any kids who are interested in crystals, giving them a variety of crystal forms in bright colours. Kids Crystal Packs are valued at over $18 each for the price of $8. It's the perfect door for them to discover the beautiful and fun world of crystals at an affordable price.
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