A couple weeks ago, my daughter was making a buffalo out of origami for her online art class. Suddenly, she crumpled the paper and threw it across the room, screaming that she could not do it. So I swooped in, as any parent or teacher would do, and put on my cheerleader hat to … [Read more...] about Resilience Guided Visualization: Be Resilient in our Thoughts…
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Today’s article has been graciously shared by Cassandra Troughton, a teacher’s assistant working in a special education classroom in Canada. Hello, everybody! My name is Cassandra. I am an educational assistant for a special needs class at Edmonton Public Schools, and I am … [Read more...] about What is Heart Coherence? The Science Behind Mindfulness.
Please welcome our guest writer today, Denise Shields, who is a preschool teacher from Virginia. When she had to close her preschool last year due to COVID restrictions, Denise brought her preschool program online to offer a virtual experience to young children. Today, she shares … [Read more...] about Mindfulness in Preschool: Tips for Teaching Yoga to Children Virtually
Every day is Earth Day! Each year on April 22nd, people from around the world come together to celebrate the annual event, Earth Day, to discuss, learn, and take action on ways to protect our planet. A great way to honor this special day is through reading earth-friendly … [Read more...] about Earth Day Yoga
Below is an excerpt from a post titled “Growth Mindset Yoga Free Printable” that I wrote for Moments A Day, a popular parenting resource created by Chelsea Lee Smith, a mother and certified parent educator. Follow the link below to read the whole growth mindset yoga article and … [Read more...] about How to Build a Growth Mindset through Yoga Poses for Kids
Our local Easter egg hunt marks the beginning of spring for us here in the Northeast of United States. Though we’ve lived here for six years now, the cold winter season still comes as a shock to our family. So any time there’s a chance to bring out cute and colorful spring and … [Read more...] about 12 Easter Yoga Poses for Kids + Easter Yoga Game
Spring is almost here! Looking out over a snow-covered backyard, I am definitely ready for spring here on the East Coast of the US. It’s time to get out the spring-themed library books, get outside to observe the changing of the seasons, and put away our winter coats. What … [Read more...] about Yoga for Spring + Printable Poster
Looking for fun activities to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day for Kids? Why not read some children’s books and act out this world-renowned Irish holiday through yoga exercises for kids! See below for a list of our five favorite St. Patrick’s Day books that we found in our local … [Read more...] about St. Patrick’s Day for Kids: Books and Yoga Poses (Printable Poster)
We are excited to introduce Angharad, a toddler yoga instructor, who lives in England and is of Welsh heritage. Today, Angharad shares with us a little about her homeland of Wales and a way to celebrate an important holiday for Welsh people—Saint David’s Day on March 1st. Please … [Read more...] about Learn About Wales Through Yoga Poses for Saint David’s Day
We’ve recently discovered a local farm camp, and my daughter absolutely loves being with the animals all day! There’s something therapeutic about being able to sit with and pet animals all day long. Such a beautiful experience as a child. It reminds me of growing up on a … [Read more...] about 5 Cowboy and Cowgirl Partner Yoga Poses
We are excited to introduce Angie, a first-grade teacher, to share Black History, Culture, and Heritage affirmations that her students came up with to honor Black History Month here in the United States for the month of February. She also shares a list of books to honor the … [Read more...] about Mindfulness and Black History Month: Books and Affirmations for Your Classroom
With remote learning and stay-at-home orders, there is a lot more mom-daughter time right now than ever before! So we’re always looking for different ways to connect, bond, and move our bodies. Along with our YouTube fitness classes, parent child partner yoga poses have become a … [Read more...] about 5 Parent Child Yoga Poses to Build Connections and Have Fun
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.
Valentine's Day is almost here. Even though every day is "love day" for those around us, this special day makes us stop and think about what love means to each of us. It's also a great opportunity to talk to our children about love and happiness. As a teacher, I always … [Read more...] about 18 Heart-Opening Valentine’s Day Yoga Poses for Kids (+Printable Poster)
What’s your Chinese Zodiac sign? 2021 is the Year of the Ox! A few years ago, our neighbor, who is from Hong Kong, introduced us to Chinese New Year for kids. She brought in oranges and other Chinese treats, we read Chinese books, and we created some Chinese New Year … [Read more...] about Chinese New Year for Kids: Books and Yoga Poses for Kids