Jungle Yoga

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★Lesson title★
Jungle Yoga - Let's explore the Amazon Jungle!

1. Yoga Poses 

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Let’s explore the Amazon Jungle!

Prepare your backpack, a binocular telescope and put an adventure hat.

Are you ready?
Let’s walk.
What can you see?

Look! There is a sloth hanging on a tree. 

It looks so sleepy!


【Sloth pose】
1. Lie on you back.
2. Raise your hands and feet.


【Song】
Walking in the jungle
by Super Simple Songs
Click here
 

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Look! There are alligators near the water.

They eat fish, snakes and birds and sometimes attack human.

Alligators live near Amazon river are Black Caimans. They’re alligator family.


【Alligator pose】
1. Kneel down.
2. Put your lower arms on the floor.
3. Extend your left(right) leg backward.

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What’s that?

There is a big and colorful lizard.

It’s a chameleon.

They can change its color depending on a situation.

They have a long tongue and eat insects with it.


【Chameleon pose】
1. Stand with your feet hip width apart.
2.Squat deeply. Put your hands on the ground.
3. Stick out your tongue.

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‘Squawk, squawk.’

It’s a little noisy.
What’s that sound?

Macaw parrots are singing. 

That’s why!


【Macaw parrot pose】
1. Stand straight.
2. Interlock your fingers behind your back.
3. Bend your knees. Push your bottom out.
4. Say ‘Squawk’ like a parrot.

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Many giant leaves are floating on the water!

They are the leaves of ‘Giant Water Lilies’.

Small children can get on the leaf!


【Giant Water Lily pose】
1. Sit with your soles together.
2. Bend forward. Make a circle with your arms.

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There is a family of capybaras!

How cute!

They live near water.


【Capybara pose】
1. Stand straight.
2. Bend forward. Your back is parallel to the floor.
3. Hold your legs. Look forward.

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Look!
Dolphins are swimming in the Amazon river!

They’re pink dolphins.

They have a thin and long mouth.


【Pink dolphin pose】
1. Lie on your stomach.
2. Place your palms down near your chest.
3. Extend your arms and put head up.

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There is a big cat!

No, it’s a Jaguar! 

Jaguars are called ‘The king of the Jungle’.

They eat sloths, capybaras, monkeys, alligators, bird and fish!


【Jaguar pose】
1. Get down on your hands and knees.
2. Place your hands forward.
3. Stretch your back. Look forward.

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Banana trees are growing.

Those bananas look tasty! 


【Banana tree pose】
1. Stand straight.
2. Palms together above your head.
3. Lean to the right(left) side.

 

2.Mindfulness Activities

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We made an original Jungle Yoga Coloring sheet!

You can download PDF for FREE! Enjoy coloring with kids!

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