In this adorable story by Lara Hocheiser and Nafeeza Hassan, go on an adventure to meet your favorite yoga animals. The book is a rhyming story that has a memorable repetitious flow. Pose by pose, you meet the animals in their habitats. At the end of the story, learn how to do the yoga poses with pose instructions, activities, crafts, and more! There are breathing and relaxation activities, too! :)
This printable book can also be easily view from a screen, SmartBoard, or any device.
If you don't know how to do or teach the poses, there are instructions in the book, too!
Which is your favorite yoga animal pose?
The book includes a mindfulness walk, a dice game, journal prompts, multiple crafts (that can be printed for each child!) breathing activities, and more. Learn about animal habitats, trace an image breathing activity, loads of fun, and teacher instructions, too.
Which animal pose do your kiddos love the most? Comment to share :)
Instructions 1. From all fours, table top position, exhale all of your breath out. 2. As you breathe out, round your spine toward the ceiling. 3. Tuck your chin. 4. Pull your belly button in toward your spine, gently.
How to do camel pose:
Mantra "I am adaptable."
Instructions 1. Kneel down with knees hip distance apart. 2. Rest your hands on your lower back. Lengthen your spine. 3. Slowly lean back into a back bend. 4. Reach your hands back one at a time, grabbing your heels. If you cannot reach that far, keep your hands on your back or leg. 5. Hold the pose and take a few breaths. *If you are having trouble reaching the back of your feet, try using a pillow or yoga block
Activity: Adaptable Animals: Think about the ways camels have adapted to their habitat, the desert. What would we need to live in the desert?