“The attitude of gratitude is the highest way of living, and is the biggest truth, the highest truth. You cannot live with applied consciousness until you understand that you have to be grateful for what you have. If you are grateful for what you have, then Mother Nature will … [Read more...] about 5 Yoga Poses for Grateful Kids
Welcome to your Kids Yoga Stories Yearly Planner for 2020! This kids yoga planner 2020 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 … [Read more...] about Kids Yoga Stories Yearly Planner for 2020!
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
It's Halloween time! We have been to the apple picking farm, pumpkin patch, and local fall festival. My daughter has been loving the pony rides and train rides. We even took a tour around a small village to look for decorated pumpkin people. Our book display is full of … [Read more...] about 10 Halloween Yoga Poses for Kids (+ Free Printable Poster)
Kids Yoga Stories Celebrates Yoga Book “Elizabeth and the Magnolia Fairy” Winning a Prestigious Family Choice Award 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 … [Read more...] about Celebrating Elizabeth and the Magnolia Fairy!
Diwali, the Festival of Lights, is celebrated in India in late fall. For five days, people from around the world join in celebrating the Hindu New Year. This year, Diwali will be celebrated from November 3rd to 8th in India, but around the world, it will most likely be celebrated … [Read more...] about Diwali for Kids: Yoga Poses to celebrate the Festival of Lights
Moving from the city to the suburbs was a huge lifestyle change for our family. We left the constant buzz of the city to live in a house surrounded by a peaceful forest. My daughter noticed right away how quiet the nights were living outside the big city. She also became uneasy … [Read more...] about Nocturnal Animals Yoga (+ Printable Poster)
What makes sloths so intriguing? Do you think it’s their cuddly nature? Or their cute faces? Or just the fact that we’re jealous they’re experts at lazing around? Whatever it is, sloths are such interesting animals! We know that sloths: live in the … [Read more...] about 5 Sloth Yoga Poses for Kids to Savor Slowing Down
What do pixies, pirates, and phoenixes all have in common? They are all part of the mysterious world of magical creatures! If your children love exploring this magical world of interesting creatures, then why not try Magical Creatures Yoga to add movement to their pretend … [Read more...] about 5 Magical Creatures Yoga Poses for Kids
“See you in Africa on a camel,” was what I wrote in my high school graduation book. I’ve wanted to visit Africa my whole life, and I desperately hope to one day take my husband and daughter on an African safari. In the meantime, I have to live vicariously through my friends who … [Read more...] about 5 African Safari Animals Yoga Poses for Kids
Yoga for kids is a great way to celebrate the various seasons throughout the year. Seasonal yoga gets children learning, moving, and having fun! The following kids yoga lesson plans are designed for children ages three to eight, but they could be adapted for younger or … [Read more...] about Seasonal Kids Yoga Lesson Plans
Wondering how to teach empathy through yoga practices? One of our Kids Yoga Stories readers, Barbara, reached out asking if we could put together a yoga poster to celebrate empathy. Here’s what she says about empathy: “Studying the research of empathy experts like … [Read more...] about How to Teach Empathy through Yoga and Literature
Pets + yoga = a winning combo, right? For beginners to yoga, why not make their first yoga experiences fun and easy by acting out their favorite pets through yoga poses? Pet yoga! Yoga postures were invented thousands of years ago by yogis mimicking the flora and fauna in … [Read more...] about Have Fun with these 5 Pet Yoga Poses for Kids
To be honest, writing a Pirate Yoga sequence was not on my radar when I've been putting together kids yoga ideas. My daughter is more into mermaids, fairies, and princesses. Then, last summer, she was invited to a pirate-themed play date where a small group of children: Made … [Read more...] about 5 Pirate Yoga Poses for Kids + 5 Pirate Books for Kids
Back to School also means a day off with family to honor the economic and social contributions of workers in our communities for Labor Day. The United States Department of Labor defines this special day as: "Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor … [Read more...] about Labor Day Yoga Poses for Kids: Inspired by Occupations