Pre-School & Elementary

Mandala Magic

mandala7An integrative hands-on art activity where participants create mandalas from colored rice. Mandala Magic was one of the most popular site activities at the International Children’s Festival in St Albert (view the photo album). This 40-50 minute workshop allows children to hone their artistic ability while constructing mandalas out of colored rice. In addition, numerous applications of the Alberta Program of Studies are made including:

  • social studies (global mandalas, world cultures and languages)
  • science (awareness of natural mandalas)
  • math (patterning, repetition, shapes, geometry)
  • physical education (fine and gross motor-skills, working well together in groups)

For more information and availability contact donna@yogainmyschool.com or 780-903-6544. Ideal for K-Gr 9.

Pre-School/Elementary K-6 Themes

Teachers and classes can choose from a variety of  different yoga adventure stories which are fun, engaging, child centered and help to reinforce the program of studies. Topics include:

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  • Alphabet
  • African Safari
  • Amazon Adventures
  • Around the World – visit famous landmarks
  • Build It Up! Construction, Tools & More
  • Canada
  • Cinco de Mayo (Mexican theme)
  • Chair Yoga
  • Chinese New Year
  • Crawling & Flying
  • Come with Me to the Sea (focus on partner poses)
  • Day at the Beach
  • Dinosaurs
  • Endangered Animals
  • Family Time
  • Farmyard Fun
  • Garden Delights
  • Halloween
  • Harry Potter
  • Japan
  • Jenga – Yoga Style
  • Man on the Moon
  • Mountain Magic
  • Opposites
  • Partner Poses Galore
  • Princesses & Warriors
  • Sailing, Sailing
  • Shapes
  • Spring/Easter (non-religious)
  • St Patrick’s Day
  • The Pet Store
  • Things that Fly
  • Tour of India
  • Trip Down the Nile
  • Valentine’s Day
  • Zoo

Children’s Literature Inspired Kids Yoga Classes

  • 1,2,3 to the Zooveryhungrycaterpillar
  • Apple Farmer Annie
  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?
  • Eliot Jones, Midnight Superhero
  • Jamberry
  • My Many Colored Days
  • Pete’s Pizza
  • Red Sled
  • The Mitten
  • The Runaway Bunny
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar
  • Quick as a Cricket

If you have an idea for a different topic please contact Donna at donna@yogainmyschool.com to see what can be arranged.

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