Are you looking for easy kids yoga ideas to act out your favorite children’s books?
Adding movement to your reading experience has many positive benefits, including:
- Building fluency and comprehension
- Encouraging positive interactions
- Increasing body awareness
- Stimulating self-expression
- Fostering emotion regulation
- Increasing flexibility and strength
- Catering to kinesthetic learners
- Making reading fun
Below is a list of posts that provide sample yoga poses for kids inspired by various popular children’s books. The posts are organized by well-known authors (ex. Giles Andreae, Eric Carle, Mem Fox, Denise Fleming, Marcus Pfister, and Karma Wilson) and themes (ex. animal friends, zoo, safari, farm, and bedtime).
These kids yoga ideas are meant to be used as inspiration, but feel free to change and adapt according to the interests, needs, and ages of your children. Look at our Yoga Poses for Kids page for a list of almost 60 yoga poses suitable for children to add to your yoga-and-books session.
Kids yoga ideas using popular children’s books
Click on the images or links below for the kids yoga ideas inspired by different children’s books and authors:
Which children’s books did you use to inspire your yoga session?
Popular Yoga Books for Kids
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