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Halloween Poem for Young Yogis

Please enjoy this Halloween poem for your young yogis, written by kids yoga and mindfulness teacher from the United Kingdom, Victoria Rietdyk. Victoria is passionate about incorporating her love of poetry into her kids yoga lesson plans. See her four Rhyming Poems for Kids Yoga here.

Here’s a spooky yoga poem to help you and your playful pumpkins celebrate and have a happy Halloween incorporating yoga poses. This is a great way to get your young yogis exploring poses in their Halloween costumes. Why not include the yoga poem while out trick or treating?

Halloween Poem for Young Yogis

In Halloween costumes, the spooky young yogisShop Yoga Books for Kids | Kids Yoga Stories
Create twisted branches in moonlit trees.

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Candles in pumpkins light up the night.
There’re ghosts and skeletons. Rrrr what a sight!

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(fingers flicker like flames)

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(shake arms and legs)

 

Devilish werewolves and scary-looking dogs,
Turning phantom princes into freaky frogs.

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Slinky cats, mischievous on the mat.
How do you arch your back like that?

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Crescent moon and a moving star,
Witches on brooms flying so far.

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(like a witch on a broom)

A long deep breath, then a big “BOOOO,”
Casting spells with a witches brew.

Cobbler's Pose for Kids | Kids Yoga StoriesCobbler’s Pose
(with a deep breath)

Joining in with magic mindfulness,
Stirring a cauldron, wearing a long black dress.

Cobbler's Pose for Kids | Kids Yoga StoriesCobbler’s Pose
(pretend legs are a cauldron and take turns with
each arm to stir the witches brew)

A black pointed hat with a cape to the ground,
There are spiders and bugs creeping around.

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(point fingers)
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Mummies and zombies causing a shiver,
Ghouls and vampires making us quiver

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(shake arms and legs)

Ghostly pirates walking the plank
On a haunted ship. Many years ago it sank.

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Holding his wand, here comes the wizard.
Look out! Hide! Before he turns you into a lizard.

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(point fingers)
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(step one foot forward, then back,
and then repeat on other side)

Bats swoop by in the nighttime sky,
Owls keep watch from the trees so high.

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(sit on heels, use both hands in an
A-Okay sign over eyes to look like owl eyes)

Candlelit houses throughout the land.
It’s all just good fun. Take hold of my hand.

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(fingers flutter like a candle flame,
then children can create a house rooftop
by touching fingers)

Take a deep breath. Enjoy what you’ve seen.
It’s time to relax! What a wonderful Halloween!

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Download printable version of this Halloween Yoga Poem here >>

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Halloween Poem for Young Yogis (without posture images)

In Halloween costumes, the spooky young yogis
Create twisted branches in moonlit trees.

Candles in pumpkins light up the night.
There’re ghosts and skeletons. Rrrr what a sight!

Devilish werewolves and scary-looking dogs,
Turning phantom princes into freaky frogs.

Slinky cats, mischievous on the mat.
How do you arch your back like that?

Crescent moon and a moving star,
Witches on brooms flying so far.

A long deep breath, then a big “BOOOO,”
Casting spells with a witches brew.

Joining in with magic mindfulness,
Stirring a cauldron, wearing a long black dress.

A black pointed hat with a cape to the ground,
There are spiders and bugs creeping around.

Mummies and zombies causing a shiver,
Ghouls and vampires making us quiver

Ghostly pirates walking the plank
On a haunted ship. Many years ago it sank.

Holding his wand, here comes the wizard.
Look out! Hide! Before he turns you into a lizard.

Bats swoop by in the nighttime sky,
Owls keep watch from the trees so high.

Candlelit houses throughout the land.
It’s all just good fun. Take hold of my hand.

Take a deep breath. Enjoy what you’ve seen.
It’s time to relax! What a wonderful Halloween!

Halloween poem for young yogis | Kids Yoga Stories

Halloween picture credit to Victoria Rietdyk

About the Author

Victoria Rietdyk
Victoria Rietdyk lives in a lovely part of Lancashire, UK. She is the proud mum to a handsome young man and two cheeky little pooches. She’s happy to be able to share the joy of yoga with children.

Find Victoria on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

 

 

 

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