Yoga Literacy Lesson Plan – The Great Kapok Tree


Kids Story Yoga lesson plan to go with the book, The Great Kapok Tree, by Lynne Cherry.

A full scripted yoga lesson plan for kids with:

  • 14 full-sized yoga poses and descriptions
  • Introduction
  • Warm-ups
  • Breathing activity
  • Opening questions
  • Community mandala directions
  • Pose images and descriptions
  • Guided meditation
  • Writing and drawing prompts
  • Teaching tips

Kids literacy-focused yoga lesson plan in PDF format for teaching environmental awareness and the importance of trees. Everything you need to teach a 30-60 min kids yoga lesson to children ages 5-13!


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This is a full kid’s yoga lesson plan, recommended for ages 5-12. This kids yoga lesson plan can be taught at a school, library, studio, at home, or in any setting where you work with kids.

This is a literacy yoga lesson with a focus on trees, jungle animals, environmentalism, and protecting the Earth. It is meant to be taught along with the book The Great Kapok Tree, by Lynne Cherry. The book is not included, nor is the lesson plan affiliated with the book or author in any way.

The Great Kapok Tree, the kid’s yoga lesson, has a greeting, introduction, overview, warm-up, images of the kid’s yoga poses, guided meditation in resting pose, plus an optional writing and drawing activity at the end!  Everything is written out in easy-to-read language for teaching kids of any age.

This lesson comes with 24 yoga poses within the lesson plan, and in full-size printable format, plus pose descriptions. The entire document is 44 printable pages.

This is a digital download in PDF format; please make sure you have the software to use this product. You will NOT receive a physical copy in the mail.


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