Bright Ideas | December 2012 - Yoga Storytime

More Storytime Yoga Resources

Books to read at yoga story time:

collage of words about yoga storytimeABCs of Yoga for Kids / Teresa Anne Power

Balancing Act / Ellen Walsh (use with practicing balance poses)

Color Dance / Ann Jonas (use with dancing with scarves to music)

Dinosaur Shapes / Henrietta Stickland (show how yoga poses form different shapes)

Every Living Thing / Joanne Ryder

Happy / Mies Van Hout

Head to Toe / Eric Carle (balancing beanbags on body parts)

Hop Hop Jump / Lauren Thompson

House of Leaves / Koyoshi Soya (lesson on sitting quietly)

How Are You Peeling / Saxton Freymann (lesson on feelings)

How Do You Feel? / Anthony Browne

Jump / Scott M. Fischer

Little Yoga: a toddler’s first book of yoga / Rebecca Whitford & Martina Selway

Llama Llama Hoppity Hop / Anna Dewdney

Mushroom in the Rain / Mirra Ginsburg (use with parachute games)

Peaceful Piggy Meditation / Kerry Lee Maclean

Peely Wally / Kali Stileman

Ready, Set, Skip! / Jane O'Connor

Shh! The Whale is Smiling / Josephine Nobisso

Stretch / Doreen Cronin (use with stretching poses)

Sun Song / Jean Marzollo (when learning the sun salutation)

Toddlerobics / Zita Newcome

Yoga Bear: Yoga for Youngsters / Karen Pierce

You are a Lion / Taeeun Yoo (good for end of session review of all poses learned)

Print resources for planning a yoga storytime

Be a Frog, a Bird, or a Tree / Rachel Carr

Children’s Book of Yoga / Thia Luby

Creative Movement for the Developing Child / Clare Cherry

Fly Like a Butterfly: Yoga for Children / Shakta Kaur Khalsa

Hello Toes: Movement Games for Children / Anne Lief Barlin

Itsy Bitsy Yoga for Toddlers and Preschoolers / Helen Garabedian

Look at Me: Creative Learning Activities for Babies and Toddlers / Carolyn Buhai Haas

Music & Movement in the Classroom Grades 1-2 / Steven Traugh

Music & Movement in the Classroom PreK-K / Steven Traugh

Storytime Yoga / Sydney Solis

Walk Wiggle and Wave / Margery A. Kranvik

Yoga Adventure for Children / Helen Purperhart

Yoga Bear: Yoga for Youngsters / Karen Pierce

Yoga Games for Children / Helen Purperhart

Yoga Kids / Marsha Wenig

Yoga Zoo Adventure / Helen Purperhart

Web Resources

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