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Teaching - Dance & Movement

Teaching - Dance & Movement

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Free: Ideas to incorporate more physical activities in your classroom.

Brain Break! Happy Feet - Boogie Wonderland 3 minutes

Brain break....MOVE it! :))

Brain break

The Macarena is simple for even very young kids to do, and this Alvin and the Chipmunks video version is actually appropriate to play in class

Alvin - Macarena

Brain Break

Baby Shark Song ~ great brain break!

Baby Shark Song

This is a 3:30 minute brain break video for students to get up and move around. Gene leads the students through easy-to-follow hip hop dance moves to his original beats--no lyrics. Designed for movement in tight spaces like classrooms or offices. Stimulate the brain with a hip hop fit brain break!

Hip Hop Fit Brain Break #1

I'm a believer shriek brain break

Asústame si puedes (Shrek Halloween) Español Latino

Despicable Me Song Brain Break

Thriller animation. This would be great around Halloween time to have your class dance to for a whole brain activity during a break. Fun!

GoNoodle is FREE for all teachers! Use this program to incorporate movement in your classroom with fun brain breaks.

"In my first grade classroom we spend at least 10-15 minutes a day dancing and moving to #GoNoodle. It's a great way to transition quickly and smoothly and get the wiggles out." - Christine Ballisty Ballisty Ballisty Ballisty May Preslar #bloggerswhobrainbreak

Energizers! One minute activities to get the kids' blood pumping and to break up seat learning.


Music and Technology

FREE DOWNLOAD: a one page worksheet designed to guide students responses after listening to a piece of music.

Juan Luis Guerra- famous Dominican, tropical singer. Learn about him, some of his songs (all kid appropriate!) and then learn how to dance some merengue! I did this in my Spanish class and the kids loved it.

Chris Hadfield and Barenaked Ladies: I.S.S. (Is Somebody Singing)

Breathing exercise for when class gets too rowdy!

Super Mario dance for brain break or indoor recess.

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!

20 Three-Minute Brain Breaks | Minds in Bloom

Indoor recess or classroom P.E. animated adventures! This works GREAT with my K-3. The kids are so excited and the core teachers are relieved to not have to lead P.E. activities.

Over 40 great videos to get your kids moving in the class. Great for transition time and indoor recess. Easy to use, just click on a tile and the video opens