Are you looking for a great way to get your kids moving? A fun way to increase participation in the classroom, therapy, programming, or home? How about a great way to get the kids moving during your morning meeting? Then you’ve got to try weather themed yoga. No, you don’t need to be a yogi or know much about yoga to do these fun poses. They are all simple, fun, and a great way to get in that much needed movement during your weather unit, morning meeting weather, for your weather lover, or any time of the year!
Weather Themed Yoga
Extended Mountain Pose – Add spinning to the pose to make a tornado!
Forward Fold – Move your fingers and arms like the rain.
Stand Tall, Place Your Arms Over Head, Lean at your hips towards your side
Extended Mountain Pose – Make your arms look like a round sunshine!
Tree Pose – Don’t let the wind knock you over!
Stand tall place both arms over your head, lean forward at the hips!
Sit tall with legs criss-crossed. Make big circles with your arms clapping your hands together like thunder!
Partly Sunny Pose
Squat on the floor. Keeping your hands on the ground raise up as high as you can by straightening out your knees. Repeat.
Warmer Weather Pose
Start out kneeling. Place your hands on your knees. Spread your fingers out wide. Raise up into a tall kneel. Raise your arms above your head with the raising temperature.
Colder Weather Pose
Chair Pose – Squat lower as the temperature goes down!
Weather Themed Yoga Cards and Printables
If you want to get started with weather themed yoga at your home, classroom or therapy you can easily get your own set of cards. The yoga cards and printables include weather themed poses with pictures of real kids in the poses. Others are also using them on their interactive white boards! These make weather themed yoga simple, fun, and engaging! Get started today! Get them in the shop or at Teachers Pay Teachers!
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