Lazy 8s

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Method
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Intent or purpose: 
To take a break with a simple physical exercise that is fun and stimulates left and right brain connections.
Used as component of: 
any session
Recommended size of group: 
26-50
Optimal amount of time needed: 
3 - 5 minutes
Howto
Usual or Expected Outcomes: 
an increase in energy in the group
Level of participation: 
medium
Level of Difficulty to Facilitate: 
No specific skills required
Setting and Materials: 
none
Resources Needed: 
none
Pre-Work Required: 
none
Procedures: 

Ask participants to trace a large figure eight on its side with their right hand. Tbey should follow their hand with their eyes while not moving their head. After a minute or so have the participants do the same thing with their left hand still following with their eyes. After a minute have them do the figure eights with both hands.

Follow-Up Required: 
none
Background
Developer: 
unknown
Derived from: 
Margaret Lily Yoon presented this at the 2007 Conference of the International Allience for Learning in Austin, Tx. USA
References: 
Margaret Yoon, Ph.D., is the Society and Environment Learning Area Coordinator at John XXIII College in Perth, Western Australia.
License Model: 
Free (or unattributable)
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