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Blog Party: Free Healthy Halloween Yoga Treats

Free Kids Yoga Activities for Halloween

Young Yoga Masters is celebrating this October with free treats!  Our Four Year Blog-iversary passed and Halloween is just around the corner.  To thank you for staying connected we’ve got a free treat and Halloween fun for you and the children celebrating with you. Lets make this Halloween a little more fun and healthy.

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Consider adding these healthy coloring pages to your treats for Halloween

We’ve got three delights for our blog party:

  1. A Healthy Treat so you can shell-out a little yoga.
  2. A Fear Filled Story for Introducing your Kids Yoga Lesson Plan
  3. A Halloween Song that will get children stretching and breathing.

A Healthy Halloween Treat You Can Shell-Out

At my house we get about 100 kids on Halloween that I’m going to experiment on this year.

Get your free printable coloring pages.

I’m giving out edible treats (I don’t want my house egged)  AND I’m slipping in a Yoga Coloring page to each unsuspecting costumed visitor.  I’ll post their reactions on Facebook and Twitter next week (#healthyhalloween).

Now you can also print these yoga coloring pages – as many as you want.  The two pictures you see in this blog post are yours by clicking below. You’re invited to share this link with anyone who also wants a healthy treat to give kids.

FREE PRINTABLE COLORING PAGES CLICK HERE:

Healthy Halloween Yoga Pages PDF

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A Halloween Story for Yoga with Kids

Try introducing your Halloween lesson plan to add some real yoga to your fun:

Once upon a time a man traveled home at night by the light of the moon.  He walked nimbly almost holding his breath because everyone said a deadly cobra lived beside the road.  Just as he approached the final bend he felt something brush against the front of his ankle.  Panicking he ran the last block screaming and shaking his leg.

Throwing himself beneath the light of his front porch he expected to see a snake wrapped around his ankle.  What he in fact saw was a child’s skipping rope.

This old yoga story shows us how we don’t see clearly when fear takes over.  Remember it when you trick or treat and come upon a scary house with spiders and witches. If you relax and breath you shed some light on the situation.

When you drop the fear you’ll see those spiders aren’t moving because they’re made of plastic.

And the person wearing that big black hat looks a lot like your friends mom and she’s holding a bowl of candy.

Today who wants to do some yoga to dispel fear so we can get lots of candy on Halloween?

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A Halloween Song with Yoga Movements

Then you can launch into a warm up with this song:

Five Little Pumpkins

Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate
(Chair pose)

The first one said, “Oh my its getting late.”
(stay in chair pose and point to your watch)

The second one said, “There are witches in the air.”
(come upright and stretch arms in the air)

The third one said, “Oh we don’t care.”
(swoop arms down near the floor bending your knees)

The fourth one said, “Let’s run and run and run.”
(run on the spot)

The fifth one said, “I’m ready for some fun!”
(squat down slowly then jump up on “fun”)

OOOOOOOOOHHH went the wind
(stand with hands on waist and bend forward from left to right blowing like wind)

and OUT went the lights
(stretch arms to sides then clap hands on “out”)

and the five little pumpkins rolled out of site.
(rolly polly hands)

When the kids exclaim AGAIN, AGAIN you will be warmed up after one or two reps of this Halloween favorite.

Happy Halloween to everyone and thanks again for reading.  If you decide to give out the yoga coloring pages or have any ideas to share for a healthier Halloween leave a comment.

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12 Comments
  1. thanks for sharing- definitely will incorporate the coloring pages into my HALLOWEEN themed class! Namaste.

  2. Great Idea and great article! Yoga for kids? That’s really great, plus the Halloween idea is also cool!

  3. Thank you for sharing this wonderful ideas for your yoga with kids plus the Halloween ideas… I had a great time reading your blog! Thank you for sharing…

  4. hope i could attend a yoga teacher training one day, been doing yoga for eight months now! have attended a few yoga workshop too and the last one was ashtanga yoga workshop with Mark Robberds and Clayton Horton. it was fun and learned a lot from them.

  5. I really enjoyed reading your article.. I love the stories! I sounds like it was fun! Thanks for the post.. How I wish I could see them doing yoga..

  6. What a lovely yoga pumpkin song Thanks! I think we will sneak some yoga into trick and treating as well. We will make of cookies yoga poses shaped (we have cookie cutters shaped as Tree Pose, Crow Pose, and so on), and maybe some orange(pumpkin)/black (carob) tofu based cream to go with on top! Happy Yoga Halloween to you all!
    Namaste! ~Sylwia

  7. What a wonderful idea! Thank you for sharing. Your illustrations are adorable and will make a great treat! 🙂
    Lisa Flynn, ChildLight Yoga & Yoga 4 Classrooms

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