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6 Best Yoga Gifts for Kids

Want to wow even the youngest yogi in your life? Check out this guide to the best yoga gifts for kids.

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1. The Wild UnknownAnimal Spirit Deck & Guidebook

Animal tarot cards
Christopher Dougherty

Want a gift you’ll love as much as your little one? While they’ll love this box set’s beautiful images of both real and mythical creatures, you’ll love its inspiration for self-discovery. Writer and illustrator Kim Krans asks, “What can we learn from the great creatures who have inhabited our planet since the dawn of time?” Delve in to find out for yourself—and your favorite littles.


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2. Little Flower Yoga Mindful Mondays

Yoga & Mindfulness book
courtesy Little Flower Yoga

This free, 25-week resource helps classroom teachers and administrators foster mindfulness by providing tools to support self-awareness and inquiry among children. Weekly emails include teachable tips, instructions for practices, plus other content for consciousness.

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3. Grizzylove Baby Buddha onesie

Buddha Onesie

Silk-screened by hand in northern California, this organic-cotton onesie is available in sizes 3–24 months—and reminds us to practice inner peace even at life’s (and little one’s) craziest moments.


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4. Gunner & Lux with Treehouse Kid & Craft Alpaca Necklace

Alpaca necklace
courtesy Gunner & Lux

Nine-year-old girlboss Riley Kinnane-Petersen designs playful baubles alongside her dad, jewelry maker John Petersen, from their home in Atlanta. For this collaboration with Treehouse Kid & Craft—a Georgia-based kids shop and creative space with responsibly made flair for all ages—Riley and co. paired a fave farm animal with iconic Liberty of London fabric. Now your little yogis can reinvent alpaca yoga in your living room.


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5. Duck Duck Dog kids yoga mat

Kid's Yoga Mat
courtesy Lisa Maksoudian

Designed for yogis ages 3 through 9, this toxin-free mini-mat promotes excitement around asana. We love how it’s lightweight and easy to clean, plus it’s vegan, cruelty-free, and a portion of each sale helps to support orphaned animals.


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6 Abrams Appleseed I Am Yoga book

I Am Yoga book
courtesy Little Flower Yoga

Even the tiniest yogis can learn to quiet their minds, open their hearts, and cultivate fullness and a lasting sense of calm with this beautifully illustrated picture book from certified yoga instructor Susan Verde. Bonus? Download the companion “I Am Yoga” song, in which the book’s themes are playfully put to music.

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About the Author
Lindsay Tucker is a senior editor at Yoga Journal.

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