Brain Breaks

Encourage your child to perform 1-2 movement break videos followed by a relaxation video to complete 5-10 minute "brain break" when focusing becomes a challenge.

Why are Brain Breaks Important?
-  Movement
-  Sensory Input
-  Creates a Stimulating Learning Environment
-  Improves attention

Video's for in the Home 

-  GoNoodle - Good Energy At Home:  https://www.gonoodle.com/good-energy-at-home-kids-games-and-videos/
-  Action Songs for Kids (any of these videos):  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZeM18fPbvI

-  Exercise, Rhyme and Freeze: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSPmGPIyykU

-  Just Dance - Dance Workouts (Frozen): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERbdjlvg6dg


Brain Gym

Easy:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFty8J_avfI 

Medium:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjBFoQSyVDo&t=235s
Hard:  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1q3cS07P30o
Hard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIH7vG3u3_s&t=278s

Optical Illusions

12 Illusions That Will Test Your Brain #2:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBhrIRLD694
12 Illusions That Will Test Your Brain #3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N7cigdeDNVQ
13 Illusions That Will Test Your Brain:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ziT-jcZHqs8

Cosmic Kids Yoga (5 minutes or less)

Rocket:  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38oQkm1MQjI&list=PL8snGkhBF7nj8MmWPsQC34vZIlMl2cdSG
Magic Carpet: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRGJEyqi55o&list=PL8snGkhBF7nj8MmWPsQC34vZIlMl2cdSG&index=2
Focus Potion: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqBjmmJAqec&list=PL8snGkhBF7nj8MmWPsQC34vZIlMl2cdSG&index=8
Spiderman Yoga:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lx08FrWBp0g

Relaxation Videos

Triangle Breathing:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9Q8D6n-3qw
Rainbow Breathing:  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O29e4rRMrV4
Jellyfish:  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdJjc6l6iII