Nursery Rhyme Yoga

Are you working on nursery rhymes right now and looking for a fun addition to your typical lessons?  Or maybe you are looking for a fun way to incorporate movement into your day?  Do you have little ones that love to move?  All of these problems can easily be solved with nursery rhyme yoga.   It’s fun and a good way for little bodies to move.

Nursery Rhymes Activities! These are the best for a preschool gross motor activity, nursery rhyme unit, or to use in therapies or at home! What a fun way to encourage movement with your nursery rhymes unit. The best part is they are fun to use year round!

Nursery Rhyme Yoga

Hey Diddle Diddle

Cat and the Fiddle 

Cat Pose – Combine with the cow pose!

Cow

Cow Pose – Combine with the cat pose!

Nursery Rhymes Activities! These are the best for a preschool gross motor activity, nursery rhyme unit, or to use in therapies or at home! What a fun way to encourage movement with your nursery rhymes unit. The best part is they are fun to use year round!

Moon

Moon Pose

Little Dog

Downward Dog – Add laughing!

Hickory Dickory Dock

Mouse

Bow Pose

Clock

Sit on the floor with your legs spread out to the side in front of you.  Stretch your arms above your head.  Move your arms to different positions on the clock.

Humpty Dumpty

Humpty Dumpty

Happy Baby Pose

King’s Horses

Gallop in all directions and at all speeds.

Itsy Bitsy Spider

Rain 

Start seated criss-cross on the floor.  Place your hands in front of your chest with the palms pressed together.  Breathe in and raise your hands over  your head and wiggle your fingers like rain.  Breathe out, clap your hands together like thunder.  Repeat with each breath.

Sun

Upward Dog

Spider

Sit on your bottom with your legs crossed in front of you.  Make sure your spine is long and you are sitting tall.  Move your arms to the side like a spider.

Little Miss Muffet

Spider

Sit on your bottom with your legs crossed in front of you.  Make sure your spine is long and you are sitting tall.  Move your arms to the side like a spider.

Little Miss Muffet (On Her Tuffet)

Chair Pose – Eat your curds and whey in this pose!

Jack and Jill

Hill

Mountain Pose

Pail of Water

Forward Fold – Wiggle your arms like water coming out of the bucket!

Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Boat

Boat Pose

Stream

Sit with a tall spine with your legs straight out in front of you.  Gently rock back and forth like you are going down the stream!

Mary Had A Little Lamb

Lamb

Come to an all-fours position with your palms flat on the ground.  Ensure that your back and neck are in a straight but neutral position. Your shoulders should be over your wrists and your hips should be over your knees.  Hold and breathe.

School

Triangle Pose

Ba Ba Black Sheep

Black Sheep

Start out on your hands and knees.  Reach your right arm in front of you.  Reach your left leg behind you.  Hold.  Repeat on the opposite side.  Continue repeating side to side.

Little Boy

Child’s Pose

Master

Stand with your legs shoulder width apart.  Turn your feet facing slightly outwards.  Slightly bend your knees.  Hold and breathe.

Dame

Start in tall kneeling.  Reach above your head and hold this position.

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Star

Star Pose

Diamond

Diamond Pose

World

Stand tall.  Keep legs hip width apart.  Reach your arms out to the side.  Bring your fingers together above your head forming a circle (the world) with your arms.  Breathe in and out!

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