Great physical activity for any age, this PDF file is the second to a series and has 110 YouTube video hyperlinks to kid dances and brain breaks. All of the work of looking for dances and brain breaks has been done for you! Just click and enjoy. (A BUNDLE IS AVAILABLE to purchase both Brain Break files for a total of 187 YouTube links along with my Fluency and Fun & Holidays YouTube links!)
The links are organized by dances and brain breaks with categories specifying the lengths (m:s) and short descriptions that include how I have used them and student favorites. These video links are used by grades 1-5 in my school. We take a 10 minute physical activity break each day. I also use the short brain beaks during my instruction. Students learn these quickly and don't need to see the videos to do them each day. The brain breaks are also great for substitutes that do not have access to your computer. The songs in the dances are also great to play when you just want fun music (play them without showing the images to the class). A lot of the dances are from the Just Dance video games that show the students how to dance as if they were the player in the game. There are also other fun line dances that our classes love. We do some of these in the gym as a school for an All School Brain Break. Other categories included are exercises (including Zumba and Yoga for kids), action songs, Halloween and Christmas dances, songs that promote respect and ant-bullying, Language Arts songs to teach grammar and reading/writing - See my preview for all of the categories available). In all I think you and your students will love the diversity and possibilities for using these in your classroom. If nothing else they are a great reward and something fun to do before a holiday.
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