Teachers have been doing brain breaks forever! But when the shift to a more rigorous classroom started we eliminated many of them as they were not seen as being academic enough! So here is a some old school activities we used to do that are brain breaks that you can do in your classroom!
Simply Kinder: Brain Breaks Old School & Kindergarten Style!
Love to Learn: Brain Breaks for K & 1st
I cant wait to do this brain break --- Just Dance Kids - Mmmm Bop --- these kids are missing out on wonderful music
Mondays are for whole body movement at The Inspired Treehouse. Head on over to get some inspiration for gross motor activities that you can do with your kids! #movementmonday #childdevelopment #grossmotor Therapi Fun, Kids Learning, Inspir Treehous, Learning Activities, Motor Skill, Gross Motor Activities
Mondays are for whole body movement at The Inspired Treehouse. Head on over to get some inspiration for gross motor activities that you can do with your kids! #movementmonday #childdevelopment #grossmotor
School-Based Therapy – Getting Kids Moving
Five Handshakes In Five Minutes - fun, interactive ice-breaker - YouTube This is the teambuilding activity I did for class. I love it. Gives kids the opportunity to interact with many classmates. Its also really funny and can be modified by letting students make up their own handshake and share it. Teambuilding Activities
Indoor Recess Dance Party! Here's a great kid-friendly playlist of videos to popular music. Your kids will get up and get tons of physical activity while having fun! Classroom Brain Breaks Videos, Just Dance 4, Brain Break Just Dance, Danc Parti, Dance Videos, One Direction, Indoor Recess, Classroom Music Playlist, Music Party
My 5th Graders BEG for this Indoor Recess Dance Party! Here's a great kid-friendly playlist of videos to popular music. Your kids will get up and get tons of physical activity while having fun!
The most engaging and energizing brain breaks on the web - all in one site, kid-approved and free! GoNoodle.com @GoNoodle
Brain breaks kids love - GoNoodle
Boom Chica Boom - Brain Break (shorter version) OH my second graders are going to LOVE this! I just did the whole song myself! :)
Back to School Brain Breaks
Back to School Brain Breaks
"Physical Ed" is a great action song that kids love! This video is great for brain breaks, group activities and indoor recess! Get your class up and moving in a fun and engaging way!
Brain Breaks - Dance Song - Dancing Robots - Children's Songs by The Learning Station
Have you heard about GoNoodle?!?
Mrs. Jones's Kindergarten: GoNoodle!! Have ya heard?!
I absolutely love this site!! Following directions, mathematics, dance and more. This is wonderful for kinesthetic learners!!