Brain Breaks

With all my research into the brain and how it works in class I have been investigating the need for regular brain breaks. There is a great website with many links for brain breaks called:

https://www.gonoodle.com/brain-breaks

You can join for free and get lots of ideas to use in your classes.

I also use a lot of songs by the Learning Station:

http://www.learningstationmusic.com/

They are well worth paying for but preview the songs on Youtube.

Two of the children’s favourites are Body Boogie

and Get funky

Some teachers are a little worried about brain breaks as they think the children may get out of control.

Check out Bevin Reinen’s video on Youtube for some ideas to keep the children focused:

 

 

 

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