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I Break, You Break, We All Break for Brain Breaks!

Brain Breaks are short, energizing bursts of activity that boost blood flow, send oxygen to the brain, and help students better engage and retain information. What's not to love about that? In this collection you will have access to exciting brain breaks that your students will love.
A Collection By Kate Mishara
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I Break, You Break, We All Break for Brain Breaks!
  • Kate Mishara says:
    I am a huge fan of Teach Train Love, and this article is no exception. 20 links to fun and ready-to-go brain breaks that you can start using TODAY. Tested and approved by teachers, you can rest assured that these are classroom friendly and fun.
  • actionforhealthykids.org
    actionforhealthykids.org

    Brain Breaks, Instant Recess and Energizers

    5 minute read
    Kate Mishara says:
    I love this article because it goes beyond providing brain breaks. It focuses on two important topics related to brain breaks: Inclusion, and Involving volunteers. This is a great read for teachers who are ready to take brain breaks to the next level!
  • scholastic.com
    scholastic.com

    Brain Breaks: An Energizing Time-Out

    5 minute read
    Kate Mishara says:
    "It's no secret that I love resources that I can use right away, and this article is exactly that. It is split into two sections: 1. When To Use a Brain Break 2. What Breaks are Best? Before you're done reading, you will have a fantastic starter kit of brain breaks to use in your classroom."
  • Kate Mishara says:
    The Teaching Channel is full of incredible teaching videos, including this one on using brain breaks as classroom transitions. It demonstrates quick and easy brain breaks that can be done in under 60 seconds each.
  • Kate Mishara says:
    This is a wonderful resource for those interested in learning what brain breaks are, and WHY they are so important. Not only does it explain the importance of brain breaks, but it also provides a list of free resources that you can use starting today!
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