Increase physical activity throughout the school day with classroom activities! Help students transition to the next activity with ease, while boosting student’s mood. Classroom activities can help create cooperation, and can improve test scores!

4 Active Learning Activities for College Students

While the 10-minute limit on attention span for college students has not been effectively evinced, we do know there is an inverse relationship between the length of lecture and retention of material learned during that time. Additionally, Bradbury suggests that teachers matter more than the teaching format/length of the class. Thus, active learning at all [...]

Use Creative Brain Breaks for Easy Transitions

Miss Docheff gives her students the 2-minute countdown to let them know they will move to the next activity soon. She rings her bell three times, so they know to stop, look, and listen. Then, she points to the next activity written on the schedule board so they can orient themselves to the activities coming [...]

By |2022-03-30T15:16:48+00:00March 30th, 2022|Categories: Classroom Activities|Tags: , , |0 Comments

3 Tips for an Active Indoor Recess

Cold weather is approaching, which means planning for indoor recess when temps reach low numbers. Indoor recess can become sedentary day after day, but it doesn't have to be with a bit of planning and creativity. Use these 4 tips and ideas for your next indoor recess day! Implementing Technology-Free Days It's easy for students [...]

Activity Breaks that Encourage Social-Emotional Learning

Hopefully you’re in the groove of the school year and have experienced success implementing physical activity breaks for your students. If not, now’s a great time to begin! It’s also a good time to focus on the mental health of our students. One way to address this is through different movement or activity breaks that incorporate aspects [...]

6 Halloween-Themed Yoga Poses for Students

There are many benefits to yoga such as improving self-awareness and boosts attitude, has a positive impact on mental health, and is an easy way to get your students moving. Little to no equipment is needed for this fun activity. We recommend using yoga mats for comfort and sanitary purposes. In the midst of spooky-season, [...]

Outdoor Class Activity Calendar for May

As the weather continues to get warmer, it is the perfect time to take advantage and bring your class outdoors! Breathe in the fresh air, plan an activity, and see the positive results in your students.  Did you know: Nature restores students’ attention, relieves stress, and can make students more engaged!  Use this free calendar packed with outdoor activities and movement breaks as an easy and [...]

By |2022-08-04T21:00:25+00:00April 29th, 2021|Categories: Classroom Activities|0 Comments

3 Steps to Creating an Outdoor Learning Space

Nature restores students' attention, relieves stress, and can make students more engaged! Use these 3 steps to create your own outdoor learning space for your class. 1. Plan Your Space  The first step to creating your outdoor learning space is to plan where your space is going to be. The great thing about bringing your classroom outdoors [...]

Implementing Social Emotional Learning into your Lessons

Social emotional learning. SEL. What is it? Seems like a buzzword these days. The concept of SEL is not new, as it has been around for decades. The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL, n.d.) defines it as: “The process through which all young people and adults acquire and apply the knowledge, skills [...]

By |2021-02-23T17:53:29+00:00February 24th, 2021|Categories: Classroom Activities|0 Comments

Movement Mazes and Physical Distancing

Movement in our schools has never come under the spotlight quite like it did in 2020/2021. With the concern of contract tracing, student-student contact, student-teacher contact, and the overall spreading of COVID-19, we have seen more and more schools reduce the movement patterns of their students. In reading blogs, social posts, and speaking with educators, [...]

By |2021-02-16T15:17:31+00:00February 16th, 2021|Categories: Active Classroom Management, Classroom Activities|0 Comments
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