Brain breaks & Classroom Games

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All students (particularly those with ADHD) need opportunities during the school day for "brain breaks", kinesthetic activities/movement, and fun ways to reinforce learning, practice skills, and channel their energy.

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math games using dice a well a many links to a variety of printable dice." --Just in case my school does not have dice for math manipulatives, I can make them! Math Classroom, Kindergarten Math, Teaching Math, Kinesthetic Learning, Math Literacy, Preschool Learning, Math Teacher, Teaching Ideas, Classroom Ideas

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40+ Resources for Dice and Everything Dice Related. Educational of course! :-) #elemchat #spedchat #dice #spinners #mathchat Kids love dice and seeing dice means fun. Below are some really neat...

Jeopardy generator that can be used with SmartBoard or projected from a computer. I like how this one keeps the score on the side! If I only had a smart board. Teaching Technology, Educational Technology, Too Cool For School, School Fun, Middle School, School Games, School Ideas, High School, School Classroom

Jeopardy generator that can be used with SmartBoard or projected from a computer. I like how this one keeps the score on the side!

THESE ARE NOT FREE nor do they work for Macs, but I could probably create something similar."PowerPoint game templates that play just like your students' favorite game shows including Jeopardy, Family Feud, Wheel of Fortune, and more" Teaching Technology, Educational Technology, Technology Management, Instructional Technology, Technology Integration, Educational Leadership, Student Learning, School Classroom, Classroom Activities

PowerPoint Game Templates - Best Teacher Resources Blog

PowerPoint game templates that play just like your students' favorite game shows including Jeopardy, Family Feud, Wheel of Fortune, and more!

Minute to Win It games . Could be used as ice breakers, Friday Fun Hour (special reward), or end of school fun! (Minutes To Win It Games For School) End Of Year Activities, End Of The Year Games For Kids, Minute To Win It Games For Kids, Summer School Activities, Fun Classroom Activities, End Of School Year, Last Day Of School Fun, Sunday School, Fun Games

Our Last Day in Pictures - Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits

Here’s how we enjoyed our last day together! It really hasn’t sunk in yet. We laughed, we cried, we played! Minute to Win It! Oh so fun! I made some first grade modifications and it went off without a hitch! If you don’t have it just click {Here} (it’s a freebie) Game 1 Go Fishing. […]

20 Brain Break Clips: Fight the Fidgeting! by Bevin Reinen - Videos sure to get your students (and maybe even you) moving and grooving! (Links to 40 more Brain Breaks clips to use in class as well as holiday clips. Classroom Behavior, Future Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Activities, School Fun, Classroom Management, Classroom Ideas, Behavior Management, Brain Activities

30 Brain Break Clips: Fight the Fidgeting! - teachtrainlove.com

Brain breaks have been all the rage for quite some time now. We've learned that regularly incorporating short movement activities into the instructional day not only allows children to get their 'wiggles' out, but energizes them and increases their ability to focus on the next learning activity as well. Let's utilize the technology we have to give the kids a healthy dose of pop culture and silliness all mixed into one. So, smack up one of these short clips on your SMART Board or Promethean…

Cooperative learning is the best! Show What You Know! - Learn how to use the cooperative learning strategy Showdown to increase engagement in your classroom. Great for using with task cards. Cooperative Learning Strategies, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Math, Teaching Ideas, School Classroom, Classroom Activities, Classroom Ideas, Leadership Activities, Group Activities

Show What You Know!

What keeps cooperative learning from becoming chaotic? Structure, equal participation, and individual accountability! When all students are actively engaged, there's no time for misbehavior and learning is multiplied! Individual dry erase boards are essential if you want to foster active engagement. One of my favorite cooperative learning activities involving dry erase boards is "Showdown." This strategy includes all of the elements that make cooperative learning lessons successful. It has a…

Would You Rather Questions for the End of the Year - "icebreaker" type game where kids move to one side of the room or the other depending on their responses. Could be fun persuasive writing prompts for end of year. End Of Year Party, End Of School Year, School Days, School Stuff, Last Day Of School Fun, Middle School, Sunday School, Would You Rather Questions, This Or That Questions

Would You Rather Questions for the End of the Year - Classroom Freebies

Here is one more set of Would You Rather questions! Each of these questions focuses on the end of school or summertime. Perfect for discussions or writing prompts. Rachel Lynette Would you like to have your printables featured at Classroom Freebies? Become an author and join our team! Click HERE to see all the ... Read More about Would You Rather Questions for the End of the Year

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Minute To Win It - Games for Summer Fun! - Happy Home Fairy

A Happy Home friend of mine asked me to help her plan some fun games for her Happy Buddy’s End-of-Year Class party! I immediately thought Minute to Win It!Minute to Win It games are PERFECT for kids! They are fun, challenging, and obviously don’t last very long! A very accommodating quality for those short-attention-spanners! If …

Are looking for summer camp activities to keep your kids creatively engaged? Then your search ends here as we bring to you some 25 simple yet creative activities that will happily engage your kids. Camping Activites For Kids, Summer Camp Activities, End Of Year Activities, Kids Party Games, Games For Kids, Kid Games, Math Games, Best Summer Camps, Summer Fun

Minute To Win It!

Our year-end party this year was based on the TV game show Minute to Win It. I've actually seen this brought up around the blogosphere a lo...

Circle time games and activities. A collection of tried and tested circle time games, which have not only been enjoyable for the children but beneficial too. Many of these games encourage teamwork and social interaction. Circle Time Games, Circle Game, Pre School Circle Time Ideas, Kindergarten Circle Time, Circle Time Ideas For Preschool, Large Group Games, Group Games For Kids, Parachute Games For Kids, Kindergarten Songs

37 Fun Circle-Time Games and Activities: A Must for Any Teacher

Need ideas for circle time? Here are 37 fun games to play with your primary-school students. Be warned—the laughter will be contagious!

This article shares three ways to use minute to win it games in the classroom and online resources to find minute to win it games to use in the classroom.(Indoor Minutes To Win It Games) Games For Kids Classroom, School Classroom, Classroom Activities, Classroom Organization, Classroom Ideas, Classroom Management, Circus Activities, Seasonal Classrooms, Classroom Behavior

Minute to Win It Games in the Classroom - Teaching with Jennifer Findley

I love using minute to win it games in the classroom in different ways, including to review key skills. Read about this strategy and more on this post.

 Songs for Wiggleworms by The Old Town School of Folk Music has the fantastic "Milkshake Song." Perfect length and actions for preschoolers and lots of shaking! Preschool Music, Teaching Music, Preschool Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Preschool Printables, Daycare Ideas, Learning Resources, Songs For Toddlers, Kids Songs

Songs for Wiggleworms

Old Town School of Folk Music - Songs for Wiggleworms - Amazon.com Music

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