I admire teachers who are willing to break up instruction with a bit of physical activity. They must have seen the benefits described in this report from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation.
Brain breaks are best used when your transitioning to another activity or when your kiddos are getting noticeably restless and distracted. Try a few cards and then jump back into your instruction.
As promised- here are 15 Saint Patrick’s Day Brain Breaks for PreK – 2nd Grade.
Share like crazy with your teacher friends. After all, there’s room for every teacher on the Active Classroom Bandwagon.
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