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14 Must-Haves for Kids Yoga at Home

These colorful and interactive games, books, props, and more will keep your little ones entertained while learning yoga.

Keeping your kids active and engaged is more important than ever, with disruptions to routines and lots of time at home. Turn out it’s the perfect time to teach children about yoga! Here, find kid-friendly mats, props, books, and games that can get your kids to act like yogis.

YOGi FUN Kids Yoga Book for Girls and Boys with Original Yoga Rhyming Poems and Coloring Pages

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If the children in your life love art, try out this compact yoga-themed coloring book. It contains 20 poses and rhyming poem sheets to help kids remember their favorite asana. Plus, extra pages are included so kids can create their own poses.

Buy it here, $6.

See also 11 Poses to Help Kids Feel Brave

Alex Active Yoga Kids Activity Exercise Mat

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In search of an interactive yoga mat for younger kids? This mat doubles as a puzzle. It contains 24 foam tiles that each feature a yoga pose and fit together to create a mat. 

Buy it here, $17.

See also The Best Interactive Yoga Mats

Gaiam Kids Stay-N-Play Children’s Balance Ball

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Having trouble getting your child to sit still? Let them bounce it out with this balance ball. It’s the perfect size for kids and will help them practice good posture. They can release some energy by bopping on this instead of your couch. It comes in 12 colors and 2 size options. 

Buy it here, $20.

See also The Best Stability Balls

Meddy Teddy: Mindful Poses for Little Yogis

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Does your child love their stuffed animal? Meddy Teddy is the perfect companion for any kid, and can be a great addition to animal tea parties. This stuffed animal is a poseable bear that can be used to show kids what an asana looks like before they give it a try, and their book of poses can be another reading tool in your child’s library.

Buy the book here and bear here, $7 and $40.

See also Child’s Play: Kickstart Your Imagination By Teaching Yoga To Kids

Meditation Cards for Kids – Premium XL Mindfulness Cards Activity with Guided Imagery Meditations

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This colorful card set is a great way to teach kids about mindfulness. The set includes 26 large illustrated cards with mindfulness and breathing exercises. Parents, therapists, and educators can use them as a tool for introducing children to meditation practices.

But it here, $27.

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Cali’s Books Yoga with Music – Interactive Children’s Musical Book with Yoga Poses, Songs, and Fun!

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Books are a great way to teach kids about yoga. What’s even better is an interactive musical book. This colorful book contains classic nursery rhymes with a yoga twist for younger children.

Buy it here, $15.

See also Music For Yogis

The Chi Mat + How-To Poster

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Looking for an educational yoga mat? This non-toxic and eco-friendly yoga mat has symbols displayed on it for your kids to follow as a game. The mat comes with step-by step pictures, videos, and a free app that explains how to do the exercises.

Buy it here, $35.

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YOGi FUN Yoga Puzzle Pairs for Toddlers to Learn Yoga, Colors and Counting

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This non-toxic and colorful puzzle is great for toddlers. It includes 10 puzzles that show basic yoga poses, and it can be utilized as an educational tool for learning animal names, colors, and counting to 10.

Buy it here, $15.

See also Find Your Inner Child: Meditation Through Coloring

Alex Active Monkey Kids Toddler Balance Board

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This balance board will help kids gain coordination skills for those challenging yoga poses. Plus, it can be a fun introduction to board sports for all of you surfing, snowboarding, and skateboarding parents.

Buy it here, $18.

See also The Best Balance Boards

Breathe Like a Bear: 30 Mindful Moments for Kids to Feel Calm and Focused Anytime, Anywhere

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In search of a way to help your kid feel calm and focused? Meditation might be the answer. This book contains 30 breathing practices and movements that teaches children about mindfulness. 

Buy it here, $10.

See also 5 Kid-Friendly Animal Poses to Introduce Children to Yoga

Gaiam Kids Yoga Mat

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Looking for a traditional yoga mat that is also kid-approved? This child-size yoga mat comes in nine fun prints with a non-slip grip. It is also non-toxic and comes with a free downloadable yoga class. 

Buy it here, $18.

See also 5 Kids Yoga Mats We Love

YOGI FUN Kids Yoga Cards Kit with Illustrations, Rhyming Poems, Birthday Activity and 2 DIY Dice

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Do you and your child love playing card games? If so, these yoga-themed cards are a great game to try. The deck features 20 illustrations, 20 poems, 2 themed dice, and a leaflet with 4 game options. 

Buy it here, $18.

See also Teach Kids Yoga: I AM Yogi Twist Flash Cards

Good Night Yoga: A Pose-by-Pose Bedtime Story

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Bedtime stories are a fun and relaxing way to prepare for a good night’s rest. This book is a great way to educate kids about yoga while getting them to bed on time.

Buy it here, $11.

See also A Restful Yoga Bedtime Routine

Refresh – Pinch Me Therapy Dough

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To calm anxiety and restless hands, try playing with this scented putty. Cucumber and mint scents are blended in to soothe your mind, and the squishy dough can help you release stress while strengthening your hands.

Buy it here, $30.

See also Change Your Stress Response

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