Chinese New Year is filled so many fun ways to celebrate a new holiday – and we can do them all on a yoga mat! This lesson plan is perfect during the month of February, as children explore all the traditional ways to celebrate this holiday.

This lesson plan includes:

  • An opening activity and guided group discussion, where children come together and prepare for class
  • Warm-up yoga flow
  • Themed yoga adventure, that focuses on large muscle movement 
  • Yoga poses set to a festive Chinese New Year story
  • A special yoga activity, as children continue to explore the holiday
  • Relaxing yoga flow, that focuses on calming yoga poses
  • Mindfulness project, to create a fun take-home

The steps in this class can be adjusted to fill a 45-60 minute yoga class, and is appropriate for children 3-8 years old. 

Be sure to click through each activity, so you can be familiar with the entire class plan.

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