Phone (951) 245-6970 | Fax (951) 346-4286
Brain Breaks2017-12-27T14:40:48+00:00

Brain Breaks Resources

Disney’s Magic of Healthy Living

Disney’s Magic of Healthy Living has a variety of tools and resources.  The Mickey Check makes it easier to make healthy choices in stores and online.  But the resource that I’m recommending is theDisney TRYit Activities and exercises.  Simply print out the various small posters that show and have an explanation for how to correctly person the stretches and exercises.

Take a Break Cards and Activities.

http://www.greeleyschools.org/site/handlers/filedownload.ashx?moduleinstanceid=14648&dataid=12831&filename=Take+a+Break+cards.pdf

The Greeley Public Schools designed a set of TAKE A BREAK CARDS and Activities.  The purpose of the cards is to provide teachers with , “an innovative way to promote fun and physical activity and mental alertness throughout the day.”

Download a set of Take A Break Cards.

Active Academics:  Learning on the Move

http://www.activeacademics.org/

Active Academics:  Learning on the Move is a membership website with lots of physical activities integrated with classroom learning concepts.  According to their website description, Active Academics is a resource for classroom teachers that provide practical physical activity ideas that can be integrated with regular classroom content.

Free Site Register for free downloads in Open.  Online Physical Education Network.

Disney’s Magic of Healthy Living

Disney’s Magic of Healthy Living has a variety of tools and resources.  The Mickey Check makes it easier to make healthy choices in stores and online.  But the resource that I’m recommending is theDisney TRYit Activities and exercises.  Simply print out the various small posters that show and have an explanation for how to correctly person the stretches and exercises.

5210 Let’s Go.org

http://www.letsgo.org/

5210 Lets Go.Org has developed Motor Break Activities for the Classroom.  They point out that their activities were collected and adapted from many sources including:  Take Time, Mighty Milers, Brain Gym, and Yoga Cards.  The Motor Break Activities for the classroom were developed by Lincoln Middle Schools 5210 Committee according to the cards. 5210 Lets Let’s Go! is a nationally recognized childhood obesity prevention program whose goal is to increase physical activity and healthy eating for children from birth to 18 through policy and environmental change.

Download  a free set of movement activity cards.

5210 cardsMovement Cards 1

FUNtervals

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwjymtDEgLzJAhWQL4gKHYAuBHwQFggdMAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.skhs.queensu.ca%2Fmusclephysio%2FActivity%2520Booklet.pdf&usg=AFQjCNFiQFAzs5yAhfJ65Kf6swwP2i0o-g&sig2=QcoOPYmDAM9i6iTqVXuqdQ

Funtervals

Funtervals Queens University    FUNtervals are high intensity interval type activities that consist of whole body movements.

Funintervals
Funintervals
Activity Booklet.pdf
Version: 1

NOTE: if you have a popup blocker, please allow it permission to download the file.
Depending on your internet speed, your download should open in a new browser tab
between 3-10 seconds.

1.4 MiB
Details

Responsive Classrooms

Energizers

Responsive Classroom  Energizers

FREE Professional Article

250 Teacher Created Brain Breaks

Brain Breaks Basic 01222014
Brain Breaks Basic 01222014
250-Teacher-Created-BB-12042015.pdf

NOTE: if you have a popup blocker, please allow it permission to download the file.
Depending on your internet speed, your download should open in a new browser tab
between 3-10 seconds.

567.1 KiB
Details

Moving Minutes

Chicago Public Schools

Created by the Office of Student Health and Wellness with contributions from Chicago Run, Mindful Practices and Playworks.

Moving Minutes - Chicago Public Schools
Moving Minutes - Chicago Public Schools
Moving-Minutes_V2.pdf
Version: 1

NOTE: if you have a popup blocker, please allow it permission to download the file.
Depending on your internet speed, your download should open in a new browser tab
between 3-10 seconds.

713.3 KiB
Details

Move to Improve

New York City Schools

New York created the Move to Improve project which trains classroom teachers to incorporate physical activity. The information can be found here:

http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/FitnessandHealth/MoveImprove/default.htm

Materials

Materials Link- http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/FitnessandHealth/MoveImprove/MTIProgramMaterials.htm

Energizers  –

Eart Smart Move More Energizers

North Carolina

http://www.eatsmartmovemorenc.com/Energizers/EnergizersForSchools.html

Secondary School Resources

Sparking Life Niagara Activity Cards

http://www.niagararegion.ca/living/health_wellness/healthylifestyles/spark-life/PDF/sparking-life-toolkit2.pdf

Sparking Life Niagara Activity Cards are activity cards for middle school-adults. There are a variety of activities like a ladder, medicine ball, and stretch bands required for the various activities.

Healthy Workplaces: Get Active at the Office (or Anywhere) with these 10 Easy Exercises

Sitting for long periods of time is hard on the body and mind. Research suggests that even short bursts of exercise are beneficial—and every bit helps add up to the 60 minutes of physical activity needed daily.

Jump IN for Healthy Kids


Free Monthly Newsletter!

The monthly Play Nice! Newsletter is full of tips and techniques for managing a Peaceful Playground. Each month subscribers receive links to valuable resources for free playground grants and updated product information on the award winning playground safety program from Dr. Melinda Bossenmeyer. Add your email address today!

Don't forget to add peaceful playgrounds to your safe contacts list

Sign up for our newsletter and receive your FREE PDF: 10 Rainy Day Activities for Indoor Recess!



Important: Please add contact@peacefulplaygrounds.com to your email white list to ensure delivery of your free gift.