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When a student is learning, there are a lot of demands on students to stay in control of their behavior, complete their work, focus on instruction, and participate. That’s a lot of self-regulation for young and old students. Students can benefit from strategies that help them do thatself-regulation work. Brain breaks a great way to do that in the classroom or at home! These areshort, simple digital activitiesthat students can do during transitions, they aren't feeling ready for an activity, and as a regular part of their schedule.
Brain Breaksshould be responsive to a student's behavior. Sometimes you need activities that calm, or activities that energize, or activities that focus.
This resource has those three kinds of brain breaks: Energizing, Calming, and Focusing. Teachers, students, and parents can be more responsive to the kind of support a student need to get back on track.
Some brain breaks are better for groups or two people, and some will work for groups and individuals.
All activities are presented onGoogle Slides for distance learning
Differentiated Brain Breaks - Energizing, Calming, and Focusing
Differentiated Brain Breaks for Groups
4 Extended Focusing Brain Breaks
Would You Rather
This resource is ideal for elementary school staff, particularly classroom teachers and special education teachers. This can also be a great resource for new staff looking for more structure during transitions. This can also be used by parents at home who need some additional supports for distance learning or homeschooling.