Brain Breaks Part 17: High Fives!

Brain Breaks Part 17: High Fives!

This is easily  one of my FAVORITE Brain Breaks because it creates such a positive atmosphere, therefore strengthening the JOY in your classroom, ANNNNND an added bonus is that it contributes to your classroom community. What is it?! Exactly what it sounds like... just high fives... plain and simple... You can tell kids to high…
Brain Breaks Part 15: COLOR!

Brain Breaks Part 15: COLOR!

I rarely write about Brain Breaks that are "chill" and don't involve lots of noise and controlled chaos! That doesn't mean I don't do them though! Many of you have seen me use this Brain Break at workshops but this year I stepped it up a notch in my classes and I can't wait to…
Brain Breaks Part 13: Chopsticks

Brain Breaks Part 13: Chopsticks

Hello my friends! I hope you're enjoying your weekend! :) Honeymoon was wonderful and everyone, EVERYONE must visit Cuba before they die... Thank you to those of you who wished us well while you were here in NOLA for ACTFL, and thank you for all your emails and messages of love! We are so lucky!…
Brain Breaks Part 12: LIVE! with La Loca

Brain Breaks Part 12: LIVE! with La Loca

I have the most fun when I get to present on Brain Breaks. Mostly because I love seeing teachers light up the same way my students do when they experience brain breaks! I also get so elated seeing the "wheels" turn in Teacher's brains because as soon as they "get it" they start creating their…