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Brain Break Movement Cards - Mother's Day Theme

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 5 pages | Grades: 1 - 2

Celebrate Mother’s Day with these cute animal movement cards, perfect for a brain break.

Brain Break Movement Cards – Animal-Themed

Are you looking for something different for your brain break in May? Why not use these super adorable Mother’s Day movement task cards? Children are asked to move like particular animals; the cute twist is that they have to move like the baby and mother versions of each animal. Some examples of these task cards include:

  • Climbing like a baby panda/mama panda.
  • Flying like a baby bird/mama bird.
  • Biting like a baby shark/mama shark.
  • Waddling like a baby penguin/mama penguin.

Having a Mother’s Day Morning Tea in the Classroom?

Why not incorporate these task cards into your classroom’s Mother’s Day morning tea celebration? Not only are they super adorable, but they’ll also have your students and guests giggling and moving simultaneously! 

Benefits of Brain Breaks in the Classroom

A brain break is a short period where the students take a break from their academic tasks to engage in a fun and energising activity. Here are some benefits:

  • Increased focus and attention
  • Improved physical health
  • Enhanced creativity
  • Better classroom management
  • Increased engagement and motivation

Download & Print — It’s Child’s Play! 

Use the drop-down menu to choose between the PDF version or the editable Google Slides version of this resource. When printing, it is advised to print on cardstock to ensure durability so this activity can be utilised each year.

This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and a Teach Starter collaborator.


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