BrainPrimers™ are physical activity decks designed to engage students’ attention, memory, self-control, cognitive flexibility, self-regulation, and social interaction through fun physical movements. These mindful, beat-based activities were developed by Dr. Lynne Kenney and Mike Kuczala and will enliven your classroom or learning setting. We hope you enjoy these sample cards and are looking forward to sharing the full decks with you soon!
BrainPrimers will help your students by:
Enlivening neural connections and networks involved in attention and memory
Engaging executive function skills such as attention, memory, cognitive flexibility and self-control
Moving in coordinative rhythmic beat-based patterns that require thought, planning, sequencing, working memory, cognitive flexibility, response inhibition, and creativity
Celebrating the individuality and creativity of your students
Creating a learning environment that is emotionally safe, builds community, and a fun place to learn