Looking for some new “get up and move” songs to give your students a brain break? Check out the great suggestions from teachers all across the country. A special thanks to our Really Good Teachers on Facebook for their suggestions!
67 Brain Break Songs for Kids The Twist Twist and Shout by The Beatles Harlem Shake Cha-Cha Slide Chicken Dance If You’re a Kid by Harry Kindergarten Mercy Tooty Ta by Dr. Jean and Friends The Freeze by Greg and Steve 10 Little Monkeys by Tony Wolf Green Eggs and Ham by Tony Wolf Footloose Peanut Butter Jelly Time Cupid Shuffle Purple People Eater Hamster Dance Stand Up, Sit Down by Michael Moore Super Fun Show by Shawn Brown Who Let the Letters Out by Dr. Jean and Friends Kidzbop Collections Koo Koo Kangaroo Gummy Bear Song Go Bananas Shake, Rattle and Roll LaBamba The Sid Shuffle Put a Ring On It by Beyonce Cool Bear Hunt by Dr. Jean and Friends The Funky Monkey Good Time by Carly Rae Jepsen Monster Boogie by Laurie Berkner What I Am by Will.i.am It’s Friday Good Morning by Mandisa Jump the Line by Harry Belfonte Willy Was a Whale by Justin Roberts Zumba music Wiggle Worm by Tom Knight This is Me! by Laurie Berkner Ants in Your Pants by Eric Herman Gangham Style Land of 1,000 Dances The Dinosaur Stomp Crazy Frog Super Fun Show by Shaun Brown Ubisoft Meets Mario Whip My Hair by Willow Smith Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes Shake the Sillies Out by Raffi Days Go By by Keith Urban Dancing Machine by Greg and Steve Hand Jive Dynamite (clean version) Lollipop Bad Day (from Despicable Me Soundtrack) Hokey Pokey Humpty Dumpty Song by Sir Roger Moore Firework by Katy Perry Count on Me by Bruno Mars I Feel Good by James Brown Rocketship Run by Laurie Berkner Getcha Head in the Game from the first High School Musical Soundtrack Princess Pat YMCA by The Village People Tony Chestnut Walking on Sunshine by Katrina and the Waves Classic Stevie Wonder songs
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