Get to Know the fit Connection

Help kids learn strategies to make healthy choices and form life-long healthy habits with these fun learning activities about rest, mood, food, and movement.

Kids Huddle Outside Orange Background - Sanford fit Club Session 1


We make choices all day long! Learning to make healthy choices will create habits that will help kids feel great throughout their lives. Kids will learn ways to make healthy choices about rest, mood, food, and movement.

Session Supply List

  • Attendance Sheet
  • Name Tags
  • Markers or Pencils
  • Snacks
  • Water
  • Napkins and Garbage Bag
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Cones or Place Markers
  • Blank Paper
  • Music
  • Timer

What is fit Club?

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Session Time: 50 Minutes

Kids and leader sitting in a circle

Activity 1: Session 1 Welcome

Introduce kids to a healthy choices curriculum called fitClub. They will learn about healthy lifestyle choices like rest, mood, food, and movement.

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Kids writing their ideas on paper

Activity 2: fit Brainstorm Race

Help kids learn that being fit means making healthy choices to form lifelong healthy habits involving rest, motivation, food, and being physically active.

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Kids playing in gym.

Activity 3: Mood Run

Kids learn vocabulary words to help them express their feelings and emotions. Labeling your mood helps you make healthier choices about sleep, relaxation, food, and movement.

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Group of kids doing movement activities on a field outside

Activity 4: Fitness Challenge

Challenge kids to move their bodies and have fun doing it. They'll learn fitness ideas and how both exercise and play are part of a healthy lifestyle.

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Group of kids playing a game outside

Activity 5: Simon Eats

Help kids understand ways to eat healthy. They will learn about green-, yellow-, and red-light food choices to remind them how food choices affect your body.

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Girls relaxing on yoga mats outside

Activity 6: Stretch and Discuss fit Choices

Kids learn how sleep affects your body. They'll practice how to relax and recharge their energy while learning ways to manage stress and reduce screen time.

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