Friday, August 07, 2009

5 Minute Brain Breaks

I haven't read this book Brain Gym: Simple Activities for Whole Brain Learning, but I need to. I do have enough sense to realize that some of my kids need to MOVE to be able to sustain attention for very long. Therefore, as needed, or as scheduled for some kids (~3/day), we have

5 Minute Brain Breaks
  • kick a ball
  • jump rope
  • swing
  • do tricks on rings
  • jump on trampolene
  • shoot basketball hoops
  • take a short walk
  • run the dog across the yard
  • chore breaks
  • jumping jacks while quizzing spelling
  • ride bikes
  • dance
  • Fun Physical Fitness Book

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