Farm Yoga

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Here are some ideas for Farm Yoga lesson!

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★Lesson title★

'Let's go to Old MacDonald's Farm!'​

1. References of Yoga Pose 

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The first pose is,, Straw Roll Pose!!
What a cool idea, right? 
It’s completely our original!


【Straw Roll Pose】 
1. Lie on your back.
2. Bend your knees.
3. Hug your knees with your arms!
4. Roll back and forth with your back.

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The Chicken (Rooster) says,
Cock-A-Doodle-Doo!!

【Chicken Pose】 
1. Stand straight.
2. Bend your knees.
3. Push your bottom out.
4. Walk like a chicken!!

 

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Do you know what the barn is?
It’s a house for farm animals and storing farm crops like wheat and vegetables.

【Barn Pose】 
1. Put your knees on the ground.
2. Extend your one leg to the side.
3. Raise your hands. Make a barn’s roof.

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The cow says, Moo 〜!!

Mommy cow is milking her baby!

【Cow Pose】 
1. Get down on your hands and knees.
2. Breathe in, and look up, say Moo〜!!
3. Breathe out, and look down, say Moo〜!!

 

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In the farm, there are vegetable fields.
Corn field, Carrot field, potato field etc..
Look! There are many cabbages there.
Let’s be a cabbage♪


【Cabbage Pose】 
1. Sit with your knees bent.
2. Grab your feet with your hands.
3. Extend your one leg, then the other leg.
4. Balance with your core.

 

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Look! The tractor is cultivating the wheat field! Let’s be a tractor!

【Tractor Pose】 
1. Stand straight.
2. Put your one foot back widely.
3. Raise your hands.

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The horse neighed loudly, ‘Hee- haw!!’.

【Horse Pose】 
1. Get down on your hands and knees.
2. Lift your bottom.
3. Kick the ground and jump like a horse!
Hee-Haw!!

 

Look! There is a scarecrow!
It’s like a human! Funny shape!
Do you know a scarecrow?
It’s made of straw and set up to scare birds like crow that eat crops.

That’s why it’s called ‘Scare crow!! Got it!!
Let’s be a scarecrow♪


【Scarecrow Pose】 
1. Stand straight.
2. Put the sole of your one foot against the inside of your thigh.
3. Raise your arms parallel to the floor.
 

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In the wheat field, a combine harvester is harvesting wheats.

【Combine Harvester pose】
1. Sit with your feet out.
2. Bend forward slowly.
3. Let’s harvest wheats!

5. Song

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After singing ‘Old MacDonald had a farm’ song, we’re finally able to meet Old MacDonald!!

He is collecting hay with a pitchfork.


【Old MacDonald pose】
1. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart.
2. Bend your knees slightly.
3. Pretend to hold a pitchfork or spade.
4. Make Good job sign, thumbs up!

2. Song

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Let’s sing ‘Old MacDonald had a farm’ song!
Kids can lean the sounds of animals with this song!


【Lyrics】
Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O
And on his farm he had a cow, E-I-E-I-O
With a moo-moo here and a moo-moo there,
Here a moo, there a moo,
Everywhere a moo-moo,
Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O!

You can sing changing animal’s name and the sound.
Pig → oink
Sheep → baa
Duck → quack
Horse → neigh etc..

 

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【Homework】
Let’s make your own original poses!
It’s your homework!

- Pig
- Sheep
- Wheat field