Phonics, Play and Kids Yoga with Hilary Grierson


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Discover the wonderful world of phonics and how to use yoga to teach emergent readers essential language decoding skills.
This episode of the Yoga In My School podcast hosts Hilary Grierson of Bear Foot Yogis based in London, UK. Hilary is passionate about teaching children through play and has developed a kids yoga phonics card deck to do just that. Wondering how phonics cards are different from alphabet cards? Why kinaestetic learning is so effective? or how to create and publish your own set of yoga cards? Have a listen for all this and more.
0:40 Trauma Informed Yoga and Mindfulness
1:59 Introduction to Hilary Grierson
7:05 What are phonics?
10:55 Challenges to learning phonics
15:22 Kinaestetic learning
18:37 Combining yoga and phonics
26:00 Kids Yoga Activity: Sound bag
29:14 Breath work with sound
31:15 Creating, publishing, and marketing kids yoga products
FIND BEAR FOOT YOGI's phonics cards
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