Let’s talk about the average attention span of a primary student, shall we?
If you’re a parent or a teacher, I don’t have to tell you about it.
You. Already. Know.
They can start saying something and get distracted halfway through their own sentence.
So, it’s always good to include as many movement breaks as you can in the early grades. They’re helpful for refocusing, shaking out the wiggles, indoor recess, and getting the kids excited for what they’ll learn next.
And that’s why I’m sharing these Move & Learn! printable movement cards for kids today!
These are so handy for early grades lessons, especially when the students are just not “into it” that day.
They’re also great for homeschooling parents who are working with early learners at home.
Read on to see how to get your set – free!
And, for more ways to keep early learners engaged, take a look at this list of 20 printable fun preschool resources!
Move and Learn! Printable Movement Cards for Kids
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- Printer (with ink)
- Laminator (optional – but useful for keeping the cards in good shape)
This set of movement break cards for early grades includes 27 different ideas for getting kids up and around during the school day.
Some of the activities feature physical exercise, such as sit ups, balance positions, and jogging.
But there are also quiet activities included, such as reading a book, playing with dough, and drawing.
There are a few other fun ideas too, including listening to music, playing with bubbles, and sharing a nice word with a friend.
Keep these nearby and let students choose a card for themselves to try during transitions.
Or let the entire class try a different activity card each day!
Scroll down to get your set of these printable movement cards for kids!
Try some of these other learning ideas for early grades!
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