Morning yoga for kids. You may be thinking, I understand the benefits of yoga, but I don’t understand how it’s possible to integrate yoga and mindfulness to my already-jam-packed curriculum. If this sounds familiar, you are not alone. With the increase in mental … [Read more...] about Morning Yoga for Kids: 4 Yoga and Mindfulness Ideas for the Classroom to Get Children Ready to Learn
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Have you been wanting to integrate mindfulness into your curriculum, but just don’t know how or don’t have time? Today, I would love to share with you ten mindfulness books for kids that encourage readers to think about why it’s important to live in the present moment and how … [Read more...] about 10 Mindfulness Books for Kids to Easily Add to Your Curriculum
As the school year gets underway, we continue to hear from our community that children’s social-emotional well-being is everyone’s TOP concern with mindfulness tips for kids. To get you started, we would love to share some super-powerful and simple tips to help everyone out … [Read more...] about 5 Mindfulness Tips to Support Kids’ Well-Being
What does silence mean to you? I asked my daughter this question last night after reading The Sound of Silence by Katrina Goldsaito and Julia Kuo. The soothing children’s book story follows a boy who discovers the Japanese concept of ma, which is the silence between sounds. My … [Read more...] about What is “Mindfulness”? And How We Teach Kids to be Mindful.
“We have to meditate,” my husband said as he gave me the recent Scientific American with the article “The Neuroscience of Meditation” on the front cover. This game-changing article outlines the substantial benefits of meditation drawn from 15 years of research. At a public … [Read more...] about Mindfulness and Meditation for Kids Gift Ideas
One of our lovely Kids Yoga Stories Ambassadors who is also a preschool yoga teacher, Cheryl Silberman of Rock Zen Roll Yoga, asked if we could put together some Sweet Treats Yoga Cards for her students. We would love to share five of the Sweet Treats yoga poses with you … [Read more...] about 5 Sweet Treats Yoga Poses for Kids – Fun Yoga Ideas for Preschool and Kindergarten!
“When you feel like life is out of focus, always return to the basics of life—breathing. No breath, no life.” Mr. Miyagi, The Karate Kid Breath is life. By returning to the basic act of breathing, we can calm our nervous system and regain focus. Here we show you 5 ways … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Teach Breathing Techniques to Kids Using Different Learning Styles
Please welcome K’Cee, a therapist and educator who is sharing an important article on the history of Black History Month (for kids) and how important the ancient yoga practice is to the African American people. She will also share eight yoga poses for kids with matching … [Read more...] about Black History Month for Kids: Affirmations and Yoga Poses to Honor Black Historical Figures
Australia for Kids. Australia Day is coming up (January 26th), and we’re busy preparing for our local Australia Day party! We’re teaming up with a few other Australian families who are also living here in New England and celebrating an expat Aussie Day. We’ll be having shrimp, … [Read more...] about Australia for Kids: Learn about Australia through Yoga Poses for Kids
Do you celebrate Kwanzaa or know about this special holiday? Let's learn and celebrate with Kwanzaa yoga. We have received many requests over the years to share Kwanzaa yoga ideas. At first, I felt uncomfortable sharing a holiday that I hadn’t personally experienced, being … [Read more...] about Kwanzaa Yoga for Kids
December 1, 2022 Kids Yoga Stories is a Boston-based company working to encourage kids to explore yoga in a fun and carefree way, through a series of kids yoga books and other kid-focused yoga resources. Most recently, Kids Yoga Stories celebrated the exciting news that one of … [Read more...] about Kids Yoga Stories Celebrates Yoga Book “Hannah & Hugo” Winning a Prestigious Family Choice Award
Welcome to your Kids Yoga Stories Yearly Planner! This kids yoga planner is for primary school teachers, kids yoga teachers, parents, caregivers, health practitioners, and recreation staff looking for fun, simple ways to add yoga to their curriculum, classes, or home … [Read more...] about Kids Yoga Stories Yearly Planner
Today, let’s talk about using kids yoga props to capture the attention of the children in your yoga classes! But first, I would love to share my experience teaching beginner figure skating when I was younger. For some classes that needed a little extra zing, I brought in … [Read more...] about Best Kids Yoga Props to Help Children Engage and Focus
Hello! Cassandra, Community Manager of Kids Yoga Stories, here! Today, we have an exciting video to share with you to explore what is yoga. In this video, Giselle (founder of Kids Yoga Stories) sat down with her yoga teacher, Katie Rose, whom she first connected with in 2005 … [Read more...] about How to Add Depth & Meaning to Your Kids Yoga Classes [Interview]
Below, you will find a selection of activities for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippor for combining learning (books) and gentle movement (yoga poses) written by one of our lovely Kids Yoga Stories Ambassadors, Synthia Gerson. Synthia here, a Kids Yoga Stories Ambassador! I am also a … [Read more...] about Activities for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippor: Yoga Poses and Books for Kids