Lesson Plan 005 -- Room on the Broom

Kids love Halloween, and I love creating yoga classes centered around the holiday.  While I have developed a number of Halloween lesson plans over the years, I keep coming back to Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson.  It is one of my favorite books to use in class, as there are a lot of different animals and sounds to work with.

Room on the Broom
$5.09
By Julia Donaldson

The sequence below builds on itself, just like the story builds as more friends join the broom ride.  I always like to engage the kids further by asking what the witch dropped OR who asked to join the broom ride.

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Cauldron Game

If time allows, have the kids circle up and pretend to mix a big cauldron.  Then everyone says "Bubble, bubble, tricks and sticks, what would [child's name] like to throw in the mix?  Make sure to give every child a turn.

If you have even more time, you can make up a pose that corresponds to the item each child chooses to throw in.

As always, have fun and make this lesson your own.


peace + play

erica


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