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:

Tinysaurus by Sheryl Webster and Jan Fearnley – a lovely dinosaur yoga for kidsTinysaurus by Sheryl Webster and Jan Fearnley – a lovely dinosaur yoga for kids

Tinysaurus wants to be bigger. He wants to be able to do all the things that his big sister can. It is one of my favorite dinosaur stories that mentions about kids’ taking responsibilities. Enjoy the story with twenty eight kids’ yoga poses! There was a little dinosaur called Tinysaurus.

Kids Yoga Story: The Smartest Giant in Town by Julia Donaldson and Axel SchefflerKids Yoga Story: The Smartest Giant in Town by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

It is one of my favorite stories. There is a giant, whose name is George. On his way home, he meets various animals who desperately need his help and his clothes. It contains eighteen kids’ yoga poses. Enjoy it! George was a giant (Lift up arms on tiptoes). He always