ConsciousDiscipline. (n.d.). At Home Brain Breaks and Active Calming. Retrieved April 13, 2020.

Brain breaks are short mental breaks taken throughout a lesson or academic activity. They help children remain calm, focused and engaged, and they’ve been shown to reduce stress. With schools closed in response to COVID-19, this guide shows you how to implement effective brain breaks at home. As you read through this guide by Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor Bailey Lewin, click the images for videos and songs that accompany each activity. You’ll find dozens of brain break songs and games to optimize your home learning!

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