Being from Vancouver, Sydney, and Boston, we are definitely an ocean-loving family (and that includes ocean yoga poses too). I grew up near Vancouver, British Columbia, in a beachside town, and we spent our summers camping down the Northwest Coast. Some of my favorite childhood memories were playing on the West Coast beaches and looking for little critters in the tide pools.
Maria Explores the Ocean was inspired by the animals that live in the Pacific Ocean. Through the story, young readers join Maria and her grandfather as they explore underwater to learn about the various animals. You’ll act out twelve ocean animals while learning mini-facts about each ocean creature.
After your sea animal yoga adventure, you can read the “10 Ways to Save the Ocean” at the back of the yoga book to learn about little actions we can take to make a difference.
This ocean yoga book was written for toddlers and preschoolers, but it could certainly be adapted for older children. They could read the book independently or use it as a springboard to create their own ocean yoga books.
5 Ocean Yoga Poses for Kids
Below you’ll find five colorful ocean animal yoga poses from Maria’s Explores the Ocean. If you’re looking for more poses, our Ocean Animals Yoga Cards for Kids includes twenty ocean animal yoga poses. And don’t forget to download your Ocean Yoga Poster below, as well. Lots of ways to enjoy ocean yoga!
What’s your favorite ocean animal yoga pose? Now that you’ve acted out some of our favorite sea creatures, you might also enjoy reading more ocean books and making ocean crafts together. What a fun way to bring the ocean to you this summer!
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