Let's face it. We all need a break every once in a while. Our students are no exception. An entire school day can be exhausting, even for the strongest students who can also tune out after a while. I love the idea of taking brain breaks and my students have really enjoyed it as well. As a substitute teacher, this is another one from my bag of tricks.
Dance videos can be a lot of fun and I've yet to meet a student who didn't like this. Move the desks and put on a quick video of a coupe of minutes to get the blood flowing and the heart rate up a little! By the way, students love to watch their teachers participate in this too! Here are a few of my favourite Brain Break videos found on YouTube: