Healthy Breaks: Wellness Activities for the Classroom Book


Incorporate physical activity in the classroom throughout the day with simple, engaging 5- to 10-minute breaks.

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Promote activity in and out of the classroom to keep students on task and healthier. These tried and tested activities cover meditation, inclusion, cooperation, energizing, and much more.

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This book gives teachers everything they need to incorporate engaging health and wellness activities in their classrooms. It is filled with activities that require little preparation and can be done anywhere. Activities last 5 to 10 minutes and meet many objectives and goals in wellness standards. The breaks help kids see activity as a regular, fun part of their day.

The author, Jenine de Marzo, created this 120-page book with the intention of combating rising childhood obesity rates in the United States. The book has activities for grades K-6, and it includes clear instructions and tools to help meet standards set by the CDC, SHAPE America, and Physical Activity Guidelines for American Schools.


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  • Chapter 1: Quieting and Meditative Activities
  • Chapter 2: Esteem Builders
  • Chapter 3: Social Wellness Activities
  • Chapter 4: Cooperative Games
  • Chapter 5: Inclusion Games
  • Chapter 6: Energizing Activities

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