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25 Brain Break Videos for the Classroom

August 4, 2020 by Emily




Brain break videos for the classroom will be much needed this year.  We’ve heard many teachers say that their students will not be allowed to leave the classroom this year.  Teachers will be rotating to them, recess is a big question mark, and all meals will be eaten at their desks.

We all know that our young students need to move around in order for learning to occur.  We’ve done some research for you and come up with 25 brain break videos that you can use in your classroom.  (Students will not be moving all around the room in these videos, so they are perfect for maintaining social distancing rules.) 😉

🌟 Go the little bit extra and create “squares” around the classroom that students can go to during “movement time”, just to get a different view of the room. 🌟

Jack Hartmann’s “Get Up to Get Down” Video

The Learning Station’s “I Am the Music Man”

Music Express Choreography “Can’t Stop the Feeling”

Jack Hartmann’s “Boom Chicka Boom”

Barefoot Books’ “If You’re Happy and You Know It”

 

CHARACTER CARDS

Patty Shukla’s “Simon Says” Video

The Learning Station’s “Body Boogie”

Debbie Doo’s “The Hokey Pokey”

Pink Fong’s “Jungle Boogie Dance”

Barefoot Books’ ” Dinosaur Rap” Video

 

MORNING MEETING SLIDES

Bounce Patrol’s “If Animals Danced”

Pancake Manor’s “Shake Break”

Patty Shukla’s “Bouncing Up and Down”

The Learning Station’s “Move With Me” Video

Debbie Doo’s “Let’s Star Jump”

 

1:1 CENTERS – PATTERN BLOCKS

Jack Hartmann’s “I Can Move my Body Like Anything”

The Kiboomer’s “Freeze Dance” Video

Super Simple Songs’ “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes”

Mr. Woodland’s “Walk, Run, and Jump”

The Learning Station’s “Shake Our Sillies Out”

 

DIGITAL WORD CARDS

KIDZ BOP Kids “Make Some Noise”

GoNoodle’s “Do the Yeti” Video

The Body Coach’s “5 Minute Move”

Azukita Zumba Kids

GoNoodle’s “Clap It Out Syllables” Video

Use these brain break videos for the classroom to help your students “get up and move”!  We all know that their little brains work better when they’ve had time to shake their wiggles out.  By using brain break videos in the classroom, you are allowing them time to let their brains rest and bodies move, giving them a break between curriculum, and hopefully causing less behavioral issues in the classroom.  (We all know that the last one is the most important!!) 😉

If you have any favorite brain break videos for the classroom, please post the link(s) in the comments below.  We all could use as many great videos as we can! ❤️

 

-Written by Janessa Fletcher

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