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I love using fun sayings and jingles with my students to get their attention.  It keeps me from sounding...

My Favorite Attention Grabbers {Free Poster} (Mrs. Heeren's Happenings)

Wonderful ideas to give students brain breaks and heighten their attention.  Thank you Minds in Bloom for sharing these ideas!

20 Ways to Keep Your Students' Attention

Wonderful ideas to give students brain breaks and heighten their attention. Thank you Minds in Bloom for sharing these ideas!

Would not do the rolling of die as stated- but would make changes work into preschool setting... Breaks duing circle time?

Would not do the rolling of die as stated- but would make changes work into preschool setting... Breaks duing circle time?

TooLoud! app - hook up to a smart board or projector as a  visual for students so they can manage their noise levels themselves.

TooLoud! app - hook up to a smart board or projector as a visual for students so they can manage their noise levels themselves.

Free printable for Brain Breaks - roll a die for each column and perform the brain break.  Encourages using both sides of the body, physical movement and alerting activities.  Great for in school for quick movement breaks or indoor recess.

Free printable for Brain Breaks - roll a die for each column and perform the brain break. Encourages using both sides of the body, physical movement and alerting activities. Great for in school for quick movement breaks or indoor recess.

Go Noodle is one of the BEST things to ever enter our classroom management bag of tricks! Perfect way to get them excited or calmed down and FOCUSED for learning. Brain Breaks are a must in today's classroom. Go Noodle is exactly what we need all in one place...AND it's FREE!!! :)

GoNoodle...Brilliant Brain Breaks for the Busy Classroom

Go Noodle is one of the BEST things to ever enter our classroom management bag of tricks! Perfect way to get them excited or calmed down and FOCUSED for learning. Brain Breaks are a must in today's classroom. Go Noodle is exactly what we need all in one place...AND it's FREE!!! :)

Might be doing this as an ice breaker at the beginning of the year, when my theme is Coming of Age/Self Assertion... Exploing "Would You Rather...

Exploring "Would You Rather..." Questions

Might be doing this as an ice breaker at the beginning of the year, when my theme is Coming of Age/Self Assertion... Exploing "Would You Rather...

Critical Thinking and Teamwork activities this activity could be very useful to get students thinking especially after lunch times

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Critical Thinking and Teamwork activities this activity could be very useful to get students thinking especially after lunch times

67 Kid-Friendly Brain Break Songs and Musicians for the Classroom | Teacher Ideas | The Teacher's Lounge Blog

67 Brain Break Songs for Kids

67 Kid-Friendly Brain Break Songs and Musicians for the Classroom | Teacher Ideas | The Teacher's Lounge Blog

Call backs are a fun way to gain the attention of the whole class, but they become ineffective if you use the same one all the time... Here are some interesting options!

Call backs are a fun way to gain the attention of the whole class, but they become ineffective if you use the same one all the time... Here are some interesting options!

25 Attention Getters to Calm a Noisy Classroom

25 Attention Getters to Calm A Noisy Classroom