Kids Exercise Videos: 7 YouTube Channels to Get Kids Moving & Grooving

Whether you’re stuck inside because of the weather, you just need to change up the tone on one of THOSE days at home, or you’re looking for ideas for brain breaks for your class, this collection of YouTube channels includes a heap of kids exercise videos to get kids moving, grooving and having fun.

The videos shared by these channels are perfect for a re-set, whether you are at home or at school.

For those of you wondering, what is a brain break? It’s simply a short (under 5 minutes), engaging activity that teachers use to refresh and refocus student attention. A brain break should get the blood pumping and the brain working!

RELATED: See our complete library of AWESOME free brain breaks.

Brain Break Ideas: 7 YouTube Channels to Get Kids Moving and Grooving

Kids Exercise Videos: 7 YouTube Channels to Get Kids Moving & Grooving

1. Debbie Doo: Great movement routines to simple songs, perfect for younger kids.

2. Cosmic Kids Yoga: A big collection of yoga routines presented as adventures for kids. Check out the short 2 minute videos for brain breaks or the longer stories if you have more time.

Does your class love yoga? Click through to see our dedicated list of fabulous kids yoga YT videos – this list includes quick yoga routines AND longer sessions for those with more time.

3. PBS SteveSongs: The Steve Songs videos feature a popular PBS performer.

4. The Learning Station: A huge range of fun action songs kids will love.

5. Have Fun Teaching: As an adult, the Fitness Songs are on the repetitive side but my girls love them! Better for younger grades.

6. Dance Sweat Live: The Mini Workouts feature simple dance routines to popular songs. Great for older kids too.

7. Move to Learn: Simple, fun workouts for children across a range of ages.

BONUS: Although not a channel, the DSDC Wellness Laughter Yoga Leap for Joy is fabulous fun if you have a large space to move around in.

What are your favourite Youtube channels for kids movement?

Click through on the images below for more related resources;

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Yoga for Kids Brain Breaks 


    1. Yes, add Jack Hartman. He has a great workout to count to 100 that I used daily to transition from lunch recess to math.

  1. Heather Robertson says:

    GoNoodle has a wide variety of fun videos, all geared towards getting kids up and moving. The videos range anywhere from 1 minute – 30 minutes, breathing techniques to high energy, and 5 year olds to 6th grade. Our school uses this site consistently.

  2. Thank you for compiling this extremely useful list. My son is getting big and I definitely needed something like this.

  3. My kids love Koo Koo Kangaroo! They are awesome!

  4. Stephanie, One Caring Mom says:

    With my boys’ love of Youtube, I’m glad to have a list of videos that will help get them moving. Thank you for sharing these!

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