Free Kindergarten Yoga For Kids Lesson Plan (Health)

Topic: Yoga for Kids

Objectives & Outcomes

  • Students will be able to explain how yoga can help you find peace.


  • Yoga mat or towel
  • Chair
  • Hand towel or small blanket
  • Yoga poses cards (optional)


  • Have students stretch their bodies by doing some simple yoga poses, such as stretching their arms overhead, touching their toes, or bending side to side.
  • Ask students to take a deep breath in and out, pausing for a moment before exhaling.

Direct Instruction

  • Introduce the concept of yoga as a way to find inner peace and relaxation.
  • Demonstrate several basic yoga poses, such as the downward-facing dog and the eagle pose.
  • Explain how these poses can help to improve balance, strength, and flexibility.

Guided Practice

  • Have students work in pairs or small groups to complete a series of yoga poses.
  • Walk around and provide assistance as needed.
  • Encourage students to focus on their breathing as they move through the poses.

Independent Practice

  • Have students create a poster or presentation to share with the class about the benefits of yoga.
  • Encourage them to be creative and include images or a demonstration of some of the poses they practiced.


  • Review the main points of the lesson: what yoga is and how it can help you relax and find peace.
  • Have students share their posters or presentations with the class.


  • Observe students during the guided and independent practice to see if they are able to correctly perform the poses.
  • Evaluate students' posters or presentations to see if they understood the concept of yoga and were able to present it to the class.

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