• Brain Activity
     
    Which Student Would You Like To Teach?
     

    The red color represents how the brain has been “turned on” after 20 minutes

    of moderate physical activity.

    Are You Ready to Give A Brain Break Now?

    Below are links to several brain break videos. Brain Breaks are designed to be short in duration, which allows students a chance to move and refocus their attention.

     

    Elementary Focus (K-5)

    Brain Break Activities

    Energizers: Classroom-based Physical Activities

    • (K-5) physical activities are integrated with academic concepts
    • Over 20 activities each for K-2 and for 3-5.
    • Developed through East Carolina University with the support of NC Healthy Schools, Be Active North Carolina, Inc., and the NC Department of Public Instruction

     Adventure to Fitness Physical Activity Resource

    • Join more than 9,000 teachers already participating in the single most popular physical activity program available to schools.
    • Age appropriate co-curricular program streamed directly into general education classrooms.
    • Weekly adventures assist schools in fighting obesity by increasing physical activity from the safety and comfort of the classroom.
    • Each episode provides 30 minutes of MVPA, moderate to vigorous weekly physical activity.
    • Adventures and corresponding Teacher Guides align to National Standards in Health, Reading, Writing, Social Studies, Science and Math.
    • Teachers must create an account to receive these activities.
     
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