Morning yoga with young children. Cassandra, here, Kids Yoga Stories Community Manager! I wanted to share a personal story with you today because it reminds me of a topic that we hear LOTS about: finding the time for morning yoga practice… while you’ve got young children … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Practice Morning Yoga with Young Children Around at Home
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7 PRACTICAL and EASY Tips for Incorporating SEL in the Classroom!
Today’s article has been written by our in-house guest writer, Cassandra Troughton, who is a teacher’s assistant working in a special education classroom in Canada. Educators are focusing more on Social-Emotional Learning right now to combat the negative effects of the pandemic, … [Read more...] about 7 PRACTICAL and EASY Tips for Incorporating SEL in the Classroom!
Fun and Easy Ideas for Preschool Yoga to Engage and Educate (Tips from a Preschool Yoga Teacher)
Preschool yoga: we hear from our community that you love teaching yoga to preschoolers but struggle to keep their attention for a 30-minute session. So we sat down with Cheryl Silberman, one of our amazing Kids Yoga Stories Ambassadors, to see if she could provide us with some … [Read more...] about Fun and Easy Ideas for Preschool Yoga to Engage and Educate (Tips from a Preschool Yoga Teacher)
5 Sweet Treats Yoga Poses for Kids – Fun Yoga Ideas for Preschool and Kindergarten!
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!
5 Heart-Opening Valentine’s Day Yoga Poses for Kids (+ Printable Poster)
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 5 Heart-Opening Valentine’s Day Yoga Poses for Kids (+ Printable Poster)
Black History Month for Kids: Affirmations and Yoga Poses to Honor Black Historical Figures
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: Learn about Australia through Yoga Poses for Kids
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
Seasonal Kids Yoga Lesson Plans
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 seasonal 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
Lunar New Year for Kids: Books and Yoga Poses for Kids
Chinese Zodiac signs to celebrate Lunar New Year for Kids What’s your Chinese Zodiac sign? 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit! A few years ago, our neighbor, who is from Hong Kong, introduced us to Lunar New Year for kids. She brought in oranges and other Chinese treats, we … [Read more...] about Lunar New Year for Kids: Books and Yoga Poses for Kids
Arctic Animals Yoga Poses for Kids (+Printable Poster)
Our winter wonderland life here in New England has been a learning adventure! I love that the local libraries are stacked with winter-themed books, most of which were completely new to me. After gathering a bunch of books on Arctic animals, my daughter and I learned about the … [Read more...] about Arctic Animals Yoga Poses for Kids (+Printable Poster)
Morning Yoga for Kids: 4 Yoga and Mindfulness Ideas for the Classroom to Get Children Ready to Learn
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
5 Breathing Exercises for Kids for Calm and Focus (+ Free Poster)
I’m on a mission. I’m determined to help my daughter learn self-regulation skills to feel successful in her life. After years of struggle trying to figure out how to help us both manage our big emotions, we’re turning mainly to the simplest practice: our breath. We’re … [Read more...] about 5 Breathing Exercises for Kids for Calm and Focus (+ Free Poster)
5 Positive Affirmations + 5 Yoga Poses for the New Year
Transitions can be hard for children. Starting a fresh new year can be one of those times that are challenging for some kids. Some children have been away visiting family, some have had very active or very lazy holidays, and even others have traveled to faraway places over the … [Read more...] about 5 Positive Affirmations + 5 Yoga Poses for the New Year
Kwanzaa Yoga 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
5 Hanukkah Yoga Poses for Kids
Since moving to the Boston area, we’ve made many new friends who are Jewish, and my daughter’s school honors Jewish holidays. So I felt it was long overdue that we finally learned more about one of the special Jewish holidays this time of the year. And what better way to learn … [Read more...] about 5 Hanukkah Yoga Poses for Kids