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Screen break

Distance teaching often involves long sessions in front of a screen. To take breaks and kickstart concentration and engagement, try these energizers with the participants.

Alphabet hunt

Participants get 30 seconds to find an object in the room/building starting with an A, then B and C and so on. If such an object is not found, the penalty is to do two pop-ups (high jumps). Stop the activity before the participants get tired of it.

Olympic games on the screen

The leader calls out the names of various sports. The participants freeze in a position that represents performing the sport. Proposals: High jump, diving, discus, soccer/football and gymnastics.


The leader shows pictures of different yoga positions on the screen. The participants try to copy the position and hold it for 10 seconds.

(English translation: John Anthony)