This resource provides 14 brain break exercises that are paired with positive affirmations. You have heard of brain breaks and maybe you have heard of positive affirmations, this resource combines both to help kids reach their highest potential mentally, emotionally and academically.
Each exercise is introduced with a photo demonstration and reinforced with step by step instructions. They are meant to be short exercises introduced one at a time or a few in a series. They can be practiced any time during the day such as before starting a new activity, during transitions or any time you wish to bring the group to a single focus.
The research proves that combining breathing, exercise and movement can be extremely important in improving learning in today's classrooms. Everyone loves and can benefit from hearing positive statements about themselves and children are no different. Say these affirmations out loud as you perform each brain break exercise to enhance the mental and emotional benefits of each exercise.