Movement Break Video Ideas

  You wait..and you wait for class to settle, but they just cannot seem to get their wiggles out. You know what it’s time for? A SHAKE BREAK. That’s what I call it when I might be in the middle of instructions and realize the poor students just need a minute or two to get their wiggles out before we go back to playing our instruments or listening to directions for activities. I have a lot of great kids in my classes who just seem to fall into bad behavior choices because they can’t sit still. Kids have to move, my K-2 kids are down for 5 minutes and up for 5 minutes, then repeat until our 40 minutes of class ends.

DanceBreak

My mission lately has become to find more up to date dances they can do. I’ve turned to Youtube and have created a playlist of dance videos to do as a class. They all either show or explain how to move to the song and are simple enough for my kindergartners to complete. None of them are over 4 minutes long, I’ve even begun to share this list with classroom teachers who use it when the students need a movement break in class or need to move during indoor recess!

Movement Break Youtube Playlist

          Do you have any favorite dance songs you do with your classes? I’d love to add more!

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