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Best Brain Breaks Videos on YouTube

Teachers are sometimes looking for movement and activity videos that they can use in the classroom. They may need movement ideas for throughout the day when kids need a brain break or they may want to start the day with a movement activity. Other times, kids need a movement "wake up" midway through the day when they are feeling and acting sluggish or even a little high energy. Maybe kids need to get their bodies moving before a test. Or, maybe teachers are looking for a way to get the kids moving during indoor recess time. Maybe you are a parent who is looking for ways to get the kids moving on a rainy day.

Below, you'll find some great brain break videos on YouTube. These are videos that can be pulled up on a smartboard in the classroom. 


The best brain break videos on YouTube can be used for classroom brain break needs, indoor movement and gross motor skills, circle time, indoor recess, or rainy days.




Brain Break Videos on YouTube


But first, if you are looking for some printable brain break ideas, here are some of our favorites:
Apple Theme Brain Breaks
Farm Theme Brain Breaks
Bear Brain Breaks
Squirrel Theme Brain Breaks

On to the brain break videos.  Try these videos to get the whole classroom up and moving!

Move and Freeze Song 

Shake Your Sillies Out

Count to 100 with Exercise

I Am a Gummy Bear

I'm Gonna Catch You

Frozen Themed Yoga

The Sid Shuffle - Ice Age: Continental Drift

Trolls: Can't Stop The Feeling | GoNoodle

I Get Loose - Koo Koo Kanga Roo | GoNoodle

Move To Learn Fitness Break!

Move to Learn Pre K Counting

Going On a Bear Hunt with Dr. Jean

Dr. Jean's Banana Dance - (aka The Guacamole Song) - Dr. Jean's Banana Dance

If You're a Kid (Dance Around!) (song for kids about following directions)

Brain Breaks | Following Directions | Physical Education | Get Up To Get Down | Jack Hartmann

Letters of the Alphabet | Capital Letters | Uppercase Letters | Alphabet Workout | Jack Hartmann

Letters of the Alphabet | Lower Case Letter Formation | Alphabet Workout | Jack Hartmann

Hand Clapping Game "Bim Bum"

Classroom Yoga (Classroom Physical Activity Breaks)

Yoga for Kids - Children's Yoga - Brain Breaks - Kids Songs by The Learning Station


The best brain break videos on YouTube can be used for classroom brain break needs, indoor movement and gross motor skills, circle time, indoor recess, or rainy days.


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