Do you need brain break ideas for small spaces or the entire classroom? The Brain Break Poster Set includes 4 easy to implement brain breaks for an individual or a group of students. Each poster is 11″ by 17″ on heavy cardstock paper.
Details: Brain Break Poster set includes 4 full-color posters (11″ x 17″) on heavy cardstock paper.
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This Brain Break Poster Set includes the following 4 posters (you will need a one die to complete the activities):
- Roll Some Fun Brain Breaks Poster – students complete physical activities that encourage coordination skills, crossing the midline, balance skills, flexibility and aerobic exercise.
- Roll Some Challenges – Can the students complete 6 singing, acting and drawing challenges in under 2 minutes? Perfect for indoor recess!
- Roll Some Exercises – Get the students’ heart rate pumping with these physical fitness and strengthening activities.
- Roll Some Relaxation – After a brain break or before a stressful test, students can perform calming activities to get their brains and bodies ready to work!
Suggested locations to hang the posters:
- sensory break area
- calm down area or a quiet corner
- hallways if a student needs a movement break outside of the classroom
- therapy room for warm-up activities
Research has shown that 5-20 minute movement breaks in the classroom can positively affect the following:
- cognitive skills including executive function, attention span, memory skills and verbal comprehension
- academic achievement on test scores
- attitude changes in motivation and self-concept
- on task behaviors
- organizational skills
- motor planning
- impulse control
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The association between school based physical activity, including physical education, and academic performance. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2010.
Crawford, Judy. Young students jog, jump and dance to retain what they learn. Retrieved from the Medical Express on the web on 1/25/2014 at http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-01-young-students-retain.html#nwlt