Playworks Minute Movers and Brain Break

  1. Updates

Play is a fundamental aspect of childhood development, fostering cognitive, social, and emotional skills in children.

Contrary to common belief, playtime isn’t just about having fun; it also plays a pivotal role in enhancing focus and attention. Through play, kids learn to regulate their impulses, solve problems, and sustain their attention span. As you enter in testing season or even start to dip into the end of the school year, come back to this page to find minute movers and brain breaks to help your students refocus!

  1. Up, Down, Stop, Go
  2. Gotcha!
  3. Zip, Zap, Zop
  4. Head, Shoulders, Knees, Cone
  5. Land, Sea, Air
  6. Popcorn
  7. The Big Cheese
  8. What’re you doing?
  9. Chair Aerobics

We hope that you and your students have some fun this spring! Remember that play is a just another tool in your toolbox and Playworks is here to support you! 

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