It is almost Thanksgiving here in the United States!
Thanksgiving is generally a time for getting together with family and friends to share meals and play games. It can be a busy time of the year with lots of planning and cooking.
Another great way to celebrate Thanksgiving is through movement and storytelling. This is a perfect activity to bring calm to your hectic days.
We have been living in United States for almost nine years and have been enjoying the spectacular landscapes of this diverse country. We are very grateful for the opportunity to live in this beautiful country. Join me in giving thanks to nature through yoga poses for kids.
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Thanksgiving Yoga sequence
Enjoy this Thanksgiving Yoga sequence inspired by the book, Thank You, World, where we give thanks to nature. You could start each pose by saying “I am grateful for …”. Feel free to add your own ideas, but notice that the sequence is in a yoga flow to make it easier to move from one kids yoga pose to the next.
I am grateful for the …
What are you grateful for?
Download our digital Thanksgiving Yoga Cards for Kids
Celebrate Thanksgiving through yoga poses for kids!
Practice these 12 yoga postures to celebrate this special occasion through movement. Each yoga pose is coupled with 12 Thanksgiving-themed keywords (ex.be a turkey, pumpkin, and sunflower). End your yoga session with a Gratitude Meditation. An index, yoga tips, pose descriptions, and guided meditation are included. The illustrated yoga kids are multicultural from seven countries. Recommended ages: 3+.
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Thanksgiving Yoga Poses for Kids
Check out our Gratitude Yoga Cards for Kids
Be grateful for the teachers who help you learn, the trees that provide us with oxygen, and the many friends who make you laugh!
Find creative ways to appreciate the good things around you by practicing gratitude yoga. The practice of both gratitude and yoga are gifts we can give our children that will last a lifetime.
Download these 56 digital Gratitude Yoga cards to learn through movement in your home, classroom, or studio. The deck includes an index card, yoga tips, pose instructions, 20 yoga pose cards, and 20 matching gratitude cards. The multicultural yoga kids are from seven countries. Recommended ages: 3+.
Thanksgiving Books for Kids
I’d love to share our favorite books that my 6-year-old daughter and I read together at Thanksgiving. We took out loads of thankful books from the library, but these four books were our favorite:
|Bear Says Thanks
by Karma Wilson & Jane Chapman
|The Thankful Book
by Todd Parr
by Eileen Spinelli & Archie Preston
by Mercer Mayer
Other Thanksgiving Links
|Gratitude Yoga Sequence||Gratitude Yoga|
|Thanksgiving Coloring Page||Teaching Gratitude to Children|
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How do you get started with kids yoga?
Learn, be active, and have fun with this Kids Yoga Starter pack! The Kids Yoga Starter Pack (for ages 3+) includes:
– Yoga Poses for Kids Cards (Deck One)
– More Yoga Poses for Kids Cards (Deck Two)
– Anna and her Rainbow-Colored Yoga Mats
– Rachel’s Day in the Garden: A Kids Yoga Spring Colors Book
– The Grateful Giraffe: A Feelings Book for Toddlers
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