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Arnold the Ant | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure!


Hello everyone! Welcome to Cosmic Kids. I am Jaime and this is your place for
yoga, stories, and fun. It’s easy, just copy the moves I do
and enjoy the adventure. Now we always start
in the same way and that’s by
sitting on our bottoms, crossing our legs, and bringing our hands
together at our hearts and saying our secret
yoga code word which is Namaste. Ready? After three. One two three. Namaste. There? Now let’s look through
the cosmonoculars and find out who we
are meeting today, joining your thumbs and fingers
together have a look through. Oh! Look at the colours and the shapes
it’s all spinning around and around. Ah! Can you see the picture? Yes. Look, it’s an ant. It’s Arnold the Ant. What is Arnold doing? He is doing yoga. Huh! He is doing crabs pose. Oh! Arnold as you can
see is an ant. Let’s try an ant pose. Coming on to your
knees everybody. Put your elbows down
in front of you and cup your chin in your
hands in your ant pose. Now Arnold lives in a tree. Coming up to stand
in tree pose, bring one foot on
top of the other, your hands together and grow your tree
up nice and tall. Now Arnold’s tree
is a special tree. It’s an apple tree. Try the other foot now swapping the other side bringing your heel on top, your hands together, growing up tall and can you open your branches and wiggle your fingers like you
have got lots of apple dangling, well done. Now Arnold lives in one of
the apples on this apple tree. Now, Arnold has a dream,
a big dream. He wishes to be an astronaut, he wants to fly in space to
zoom around the moon, joining your feet together, hands above your head and lean over to one way
making a moon shape, and over to the other way
making a moon shape, he wishes to fly in a rocket. Put your hands up high
and jump your feet wide. Oh! to fly in space
around the planets would be an amazing,
awesome adventure but how will Arnold ever
make it into space? Back in his ant pose
down on his knees, elbows in front
cupping his chin Arnold signs a big sigh! Hhhhhh! It’s autumn and the wind blows
the leaves from the trees. Coming up to sit with your knees, hands down in the middle, lifting up as you breathe in and breathing out
as you lower down. [Breathe Out] [Breathe In] [Breathe Out] All of the little animals
start to hibernate tucking yourself all the way down, preparing themselves for the winter and coming up to sit because all of the ripe juicy
apples start falling to the ground. Arnold’s apple comes
tumbling down and rolls along the ground. Sitting on your bottoms, hug your knees and squash your chin down
like you are squashing a tomato. Now rock all the way back
and all the way up. Wlup! Wuu! He rolls and he rolls Wlup! Wuu! so much so that
he gets very dizzy. It feels like a washing machine
inside that apple. Crisscross your fingers,
put them behind your head and let’s go a spinning wishy-washy, wishy-washy, wishy-washy, wishy-washy, woo. Wishy-washy, wishy-washy,
wishy-washy, woo! Oh! poor Arnold but his apple lands at the feet
of a little girl called Angela. Coming up to stand Angela folds all the way forwards and she picks up the
beautiful juicy ripe apple that Arnold is inside, Hmm, I am going to
give this to my daddy, and she runs,
run, run, run, run, run, all the way back to her house, jump your feet wide,
hands above your head. Now Angela’s daddy is inside packing
his suitcase for a work trip. Coming down to sit, legs out long, bend your knees
and touch your toes. He opens the lid of the suitcase, whoop! arms wide, he twists one way
to get his anorak, here it is, wraps it up Wooo-o-woo! and pops it in, Wooo! he takes his arms wide and he twists the other way
to get some ankle socks, here is one
and here is the other, Woop! Woop! and he lifts his arms
and he closes his suitcase. Wooo-o-wump! Angela gives her daddy
a great big hug. Oh! daddy I am
going to miss you and she gives her daddy the
apple which has Arnold inside as a present to take with him. Oh! honey, thank you so much. But you don’t need to miss me, I will be calling you
on the telephone. He picks up his telephone
and he shows her, you see? And putting the telephone down, I will be watching
down on you, bring your thumbs
and fingers together, have a look through, I will be watching down
on you, my darling, from the space station where I will be up in space
doing all of my space duties, being an astronaut. Arnold who is still inside
the apple rubs his ears, did he hear that right? Did Angela’s daddy say
that he was an astronaut and he was going up into space and that he was going
to take Arnold the ant with him in the apple? Yes. Arnold’s dream is coming true. Huh! He crosses his legs, brings his hands
together at his heart and closes his eyes and he sends Angela
the biggest Namaste to thank her. One Two Three Namaste Arnold settles down in his apple, lying himself down, he can barely contain
his excitement, but he closes his eyes and he prepares himself
for the ride of his life. Now Arnold is a little ant
with a big dream and dreaming is so important. Without a dream
nothing will ever happen and you can dream
to be or to do, whatever you wish
to do or be, if you can dream it you can be it. So dream big like Arnold and your dreams may come true. We lie still imagining what our dream is, enjoying making it happen in our mind We see Arnold up in space in the rocket flying around the moon
as he always wished and now it’s time to wake up we wiggle our fingers
and our toes, we bring our knees to our chest, we give them a hug, we roll onto our side and we come up to sit with our legs crossed our eyes open and our hands
together at our hearts and we finish just the way we started
with our secret yoga code word which is Namaste. Ready? After three. One Two Three Namaste Well done, everyone. Thanks for coming on the
Arnold the Ant adventure, you were great. I hope you come back soon for
another Cosmic Kids adventure. Bye-bye!

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