Thanksgiving is about family, food, and gratitude! Help children embrace their favorite parts of this holiday, while they explore the ways we experience and express gratitude. 

This lesson plan includes:

  • A centering activity, where children come together to focus on the things they are thankful for
  • Discussion topics on giving and receiving
  • Warm-up yoga flow
  • Yoga poses set to a story, as children create a Thanksgiving feast
  • Fall-themed yoga adventure, which focuses on gratitude for nature
  • Guided group activity, which allows children to explore their lives
  • Gratitude mindfulness project, to create an easy take-home 

The steps in this class can be adjusted to fill a 45-60 minute yoga class, and is appropriate for children 3-8 years old. 

Be sure to click through each activity, so you can be familiar with the entire class plan.

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