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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Do You GoNoOdle??

Brain Breaks are all the rage now! 

Giving kiddos time to rest their noggins and unleash a little energy at the same time! 

You know, those short bursts of physical activity that keep kiddos focused and motivated...and keep us sane??

I love that idea!

I've been using brain breaks for a while now
and was SO excited when I heard about GoNoOdle! 

Have you heard of GoNoOdle?? 
  
https://www.gonoodle.com/?ref_id=chalkies
 Here's our GoNoOdle champ growing stronger as he brain breaks!

GoNoodle offers FREE Brain Break resources for teachers all over the world!

I can tell you from using it, GoNoOdle is super easy to use and tons of fun for the littles!


My kiddos love it!

You get 3 types of brain breaks: Calm, Focus, and Energize!

I want to share a few of our favorites!

1) FREEZE IT!-This fun game allows kids to dance, dance, dance, then solve a math problem or tell time. Once solved, they dance again!
https://www.gonoodle.com/?ref_id=chalkies

https://www.gonoodle.com/?ref_id=chalkies

https://www.gonoodle.com/?ref_id=chalkies
 Free Dance

2) Boogie Down-You learn a new dance move with each of these fun breaks! So great when you need a quick break! Always fun to see the kids' moves, too!
https://www.gonoodle.com/?ref_id=chalkies


3) Bodyspell-In this brain break, students practice spelling words by using their bodies to form letters. Love that! There are a ton of spelling lists to choose from that cover specific phonics skills -or- you can create your own list! 

https://www.gonoodle.com/?ref_id=chalkies

https://www.gonoodle.com/?ref_id=chalkies

Well, most of us are on task...

We also love Wiggle it, Dinosaur Stomp,  and Cupid Shuffle!
 
We end each brain break with a song! The hands-down favorites are:
For the boys: Happy!
https://www.gonoodle.com/?ref_id=chalkies

And the Girls: Let it Go! What else??
https://www.gonoodle.com/?ref_id=chalkies
 Love watching these little ones sing this song! 

Give GoNoOdle a try!
And check out these blog posts from my friends at The Primary Chalkboard who also LOVE to brain break with GoNoOdle!
Click my pic to take you there!

 http://primarychalkboard.blogspot.com/2014/04/these-bloggers-love-to-do-brain-breaks.html

2 comments:

  1. Great site. Kids love anything dance related!

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  2. My class loves the calming activities on GoNoodle...especially Maximo!

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