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Brain break activities

Brain break activities

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This download is a collection of 56 quick sensory motor movement cards. Just grab a card and perform the action when transitioning in the classroom (ie desk to circle time), in the hallway (ie classroom to cafeteria) and at home (ie wake up activities, during TV commercial breaks, etc).

Monster Movement Transition Cards - Brain Breaks

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What to do......

GoNoodle is an essential part of our school day. My students LOVE the brain breaks - both the energizing and calming ones!

  • Sue Baxter
    Sue Baxter

    Just found it - looks great - unfortunately I'm moving to an open plan school where it will be less useful.

Afternoon yoga program has helped me "keep the lid" on in the afternoons . . . best part . . . it's FREE!

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!

Who Let the Dogs Out - Workout Mode - Just Dance Greatest Hits Brain break idea

More brain break resources (plus a great blog on called OTwithApps)

More Brain Break Resources

Love to Learn: Brain Breaks for K & 1st

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

One-Minute Moves for the Classroom to help kids focus attention and learn!

School-Based Therapy – Getting Kids Moving
  • Christine Hansen
    Christine Hansen

    Great ideas, thanks!!

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

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! :)

  • Jean Cavanagh
    Jean Cavanagh

    LOVE this!

Brain Break! My students love these! Just Dance 4 - Call Me Maybe (Dance Mash-Up)

Back to School Brain Breaks

Back to School Brain Breaks

The lion sleeps tonight brain break...great for showing kids some dance moves...

"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

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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!!

Math in Your Feet

Go Noodle, a FREE brain break website!!

  • Kelli Jenkins
    Kelli Jenkins

    Go Noodle is a LIFESAVER.

Juice Boxes and Crayolas: The Mother of All Brain Breaks Sites--GoNoodle!!