Tag: Kids Yoga Activities

Fun Yoga Activities for Kids Yoga and mindfulness have been shown to improve both physical and mental health in school-age children (ages 6 to 12). Yoga improves balance, strength, endurance, and aerobic capacity in children. Yoga and mindfulness offer psychological benefits for children as well. A growing body of research has already shown that yoga can improve focus, memory, self-esteem, academic performance, and classroom behavior, and can even reduce anxiety and stress in children. (https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/more-than-just-a-game-yoga-for-school-age-children-201601299055) Here are some kids yoga activity ideas for getting started with yoga either at home or in your classroom:

Kids Yoga Story: All Afloat on Noah’s Boat! by Tony Mitton and Guy Parker-ReesKids Yoga Story: All Afloat on Noah’s Boat! by Tony Mitton and Guy Parker-Rees

Life aboard Noah’s Ark is busy and noisy. And soon the animals begin to get grumpy. So clever Noah makes a plan for an incredible talent show to get the ark swinging again. But what amazing act will appear for the finale? Enjoy the story with twenty-one kids’ yoga poses!

Kids Yoga Story: Sugarlump and the Unicorn by Julia Donaldson and Lydia MonksKids Yoga Story: Sugarlump and the Unicorn by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks

Sugarlump the rocking horse longs to see the world. But when a magical unicorn grants his wish and turns him into a real horse, he soon discovers there’s no match for the fun of playing with children. After trotting around the farm, galloping around a racetrack and even dancing at

Kids Yoga Story: Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker – ReesKids Yoga Story: Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker – Rees

This is a funny, touching and triumphant story of Gerald, the Giraffe. He was not a good dancer. Every year he dreaded the great Jungle Dance. But what Gerald discovers one beautiful moonlit night is that when we are different sometimes all we need is a different song to dance

Valentine’s Day Yoga Lesson Plan for KidsValentine’s Day Yoga Lesson Plan for Kids

In this Valentine's Day Yoga Lesson Plan, you will find: - some information about Valentine's Day - some information about our hearts -warm-up yoga flow with 4 yoga poses -15 Valentine's Day yoga poses for kids to put attention around heart and chest -10 Quotes to raise awareness of heart during yoga poses -Relaxation: Butterfly Fingertip