BRAIN BREAK ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS
A ‘brain break’ is a short time-out from a task with the goal to increase productivity and reduce stress. Having a brain break during schoolwork or homework is a quick and simple way for kids to fight frustration and improve focus. These short and active activities encourage kids to move around and re-set their brain so they can stay on task.
Yoga has many benefits such as improving coordination, concentration and sense of calmness. This short video promoting relaxation and self-awareness will allow kids to zen-out after a busy day at school.
An obstacle course is a fun challenge kids will love to conquer. You can make the course as simple or as complicated as you need to, adjusting the course to be age-appropriate for any child!
This simple hide and find game encourages kids to get active and practice self-control. All you need is a small household object to hide, so its perfect for every age group!
After a long day at school, meditation offers kids the opportunity to relax, focus and improve their concentration. This lovely guided meditation for kids is all about love and kindness.
This simple game is a great way to teach sportsmanship and encourage children to think about being a team player. Even better it only requires one piece of equipment – a ball!
Not only do the kids get to pretend to be come of their favourite animals, but they burn off lots of energy too! Plus, this activity can be done indoors or outdoors, so it is perfect for any weather.
This simple, yet challenging game, is the perfect way for kids to boost their physical activity time. Kids can play solo or round up a group of friends!
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