Brain break activities
Applying the Research: Exercise as an Evidence-Based Practice for Reducing…
Applying the Research: Exercise as an Evidence-Based Practice for Reducing Challenging Behavior and Increasing Engagement by Autism Classroom News: www.autismclassro...
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This is interesting, esp. as schools are cutting down recess/playtime/phys ed to nothing, and the nutritional value of the food kids eat in schools is completely inadequate. Brains can't work well if the rest of the body isn't being taken care of.
New Smile Breaks powerpoints - just a fun way to transition between lessons, settle in after play, give ourselves a break or fill in a few extra minutes before the end of the day. Also, use pictures as writing prompts later!
Today, my team and I had the pleasure of visiting another teacher in our district and they did some of the coolest brain breaks! Of course, I want to share them with YOU! I can't wait to show them to my kids! They will FREAK! Check these out!