Yoga Ideas for Mixed Age Groups

  When given the option, most yoga instructors will chose relatively narrow age ranges for classes. Typical age ranges would be 3-5, 5-8, and 8-10 years old. Often times we can use the same materials with these different groups. However, we choose to separate by...

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Preschool Yoga

Learning with Physical Activity

  Learning with Movement Preschoolers love learning through songs, play, and movement! Not only are those things fun, they actually help kids to remember what they have learned.  Giving children the opportunity to move their bodies and experiment with new moves is a foundational part...

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Yoga for Playtime in Preschool Classroom

Yoga as Play Time

There are so many ways that play helps children to learn! Preschools and daycares fill their rooms with playful activities, each of which encourage social and educational growth in multiple ways.  Adding yoga activities as a form of play helps children to develop gross motor...

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Books for Preschool Yoga Story Time

Using Yoga at Story Time

Read aloud time offers so many benefits for children. It is a chance for them to slow down, connect with you, learn so much about written and spoken language, and have fun! You can reinforce all these benefits by adding yoga poses to story time!...

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Child Doing Yoga Pose for Nap Time

Getting Preschoolers Ready
for Nap Time

Some kids are always ready for a nap, while others need more help unwinding from a busy morning. Gradual transitions can make the change from silly-time to nap-time much easier for everyone! Begin by having children get their nap space ready. Maybe they need to...

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Classroom Yoga Ideas

Adding yoga in elementary schools can be simple and approachable! These yoga activities can easily be done at a desk or in the group area of a classroom. Use these in preschools, kindergarten, or early elementary grades. Here are a few easy ways to bring yoga...

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6 Fun Parachute Games

Kids love playing with parachutes! Like so many yoga activities, they encourage teamwork and cooperation, and build strength and coordination. Here are 6 parachute games you can play with children: Popcorn: Introduce a parachute with this easy game! Have children stand around the parachute, holding onto...

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4 St. Patricks Day Books for Kids Yoga Classes

St. Patrick's Day is coming up, brining with it rainbows and hunts for treasure. Children aren't the only ones who love yoga - invite little leprechauns to join in the yoga fun! These books are perfect for little yogis to practice yoga with themed poses,...

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