Elementary Brain Break Page
THE FOCUS OF THIS PAGE:
Elementary Brain Breaks: is to help provide teachers with resources to bring breaks into their classroom!
March Brain Breaks
Play these with your class and get some
movement throughout the day!
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Ever wondered what activity does to the brain? Check out this link and you will see the major differences the brain encounters after being given the chance to move!
"It is proven children learn better after exercise. So why not provide a brain boost to assist them in their learning?"
Below are brain breaks for each elementary age group!
PreK - 2nd:
Bunny Foo Foo, Ants
Go Marching, "Over, Under, Around, & Through", Go Bananas!,
Litter Box, Heart
Smart, "As If","
Hand, Fingers, Thumb", , On the Farm,
Rescue 9-1-1, It's a Zoo In Here, Dr. Jean Silly Songs Dr. Jean - ABC
3rd - 6th:
Galore, Hit the Deck, The 12 Days of Fitness
you rather?, "Inches, Feet, Yards, Oh My!", Leaf Line, California
Dreamin', Factor It In, Memory Lane, Silent Signs, Shop 'til You Drop,
Spelling Tag, Map It Out, What’s For Dinner,
All Elementary: Go Bananas,
Break Videos: The Ultimate Holiday Collection
Six spots, Jump Skip Counting (or spelling), Wiggles,
Morning Routine, Pass It On UNO, , Yoga
5-4-3-2-1,, Stop & Scribble, Frozen Vocabulary,
Cupid Shuffle Song, Cha Cha Slide, Roll
a Dice Brain Break, 26 Basic Brain Gym Moves, Bal-a-Vis-X Exercises,
To Win It
Doodle, Tic Tac Toe, Sign Language, Trivia
Questions, Class story (pick topic)- each write a sentence,,
, Concept Relays, Paper basketball, Snowball Fight, Hot Potato, Tic-Tic-Boom, Spelling Race,
, Happy Birthday Break
ADD YOUR OWN TWIST !
Take a trip down memory lane! Do you remember all the fun games you played as a kid? Share those with your students for a CLASS BREAK!
- Simon Says - Heads Up, 7 Up
- BINGO (song or game) - Congo Line to music
- Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament -"Air" Band
- Thumb Wrestling Tournament - Mirror Mirror (partner)
- Dance Party! - Freeze Dance (music stops)
- The WAVE! - Pictionary
Have your students get up and move with an exercise you choose or they choose!
- Jumping Jacks - Run in place
- Sit Ups - push ups
- Jog in Place - Crab walk (other animals around the room)
- Stretching - 3-10's (students pick favorite 3 exercises and do 10 each