PEC: Bulletin Boards for Physical Education

Title of Bulletin Board: Brain Squiggles

Category: Lining Up

Suggested Grade Level: 3-5

Materials: envelopes, facts about the brain, picture of brain, letters


This board was created as a closing activity when the students are sitting in line waiting for their teacher. Inside the envelopes are facts about the human body. If you observed a specific child did excellent with the days lesson, then you can choose him/her to open an envelope and read the fact out loud to the class. Students are motivated to want to read what is inside the envelope which gives them an extra incentive to act appropriately for the days lesson. Every time you learn something new you get a new squiggle in your brain, which is why this board is called brain squiggles.

Additional Information:

Some facts inside the envelopes include:

-the human brain weighs about 3 pounds
-the ear has the smallest bones in the body
-scientists have counted over 500 liver functions in the body
-most people blink about 25 times a minute
-a sneeze zooms out of your nose about 100 m.p.h

Brain Squiggles Image

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Submitted by Mandy Heigh who teaches at Saw Mill Rd School in North Bellmore, NY. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 12/2/2007 6:50:05 PM. Viewed 9862 times since 11/21/2007.

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