No print/No prep needed
1. Download to iPad, iPhone, smartboard, computer, etc. and scroll through the pages.
2. Copy and laminate pages
There are 15 yoga/ocean poses in this activity. Each page depicts a child demonstrating a yoga pose a ocean animal, etc., that represents the pose, and a description of the pose.
All of the yoga poses in this activity are DIFFERENT than to the yoga poses found in Yoga Poses With Animals For Kids 1. They are the SAME poses as Yoga Poses for Kids 2.
These activities are great for use in any classroom, physical education, special education, during occupational therapy, speech therapy, etc. These yoga poses are wonderful for BRAIN BREAKS.
Yoga helps kids to:
Develop body awareness
Learn how to use their bodies in a healthy way
Manage stress through breathing, awareness, meditation, and healthy movement
Increase their confidence and positive self-image
Feel part of a healthy, non-competitive group
Have an alternative to tuning out through constant attachment to electronic devices
Increase listening comprehension. (Children learn to follow directions to do the poses.)
Learn animal vocabulary.
In a school setting, yoga can also benefit teachers by:
Giving them an alternate way to handle challenges in the classroom
Giving them a healthy activity to integrate with lesson plans
Give them a way to blend exercise into their classes