Energize Your Healthy Habits

Teach kids about recharging energy levels through lessons and activities to help them learn how sleep habits and screen time are connected to their energy.

Group of Kids Energize Healthy Habits - Sanford fit Club Session 2


Kids will learn that "recharge your energy" means to sleep 9-12 hours every night and make time for screen-free relaxation throughout the day. This will help jump start their motivation to get the energy they need to make healthy nutrition and physical activity choices.

Session Supply List

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

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Session Time: 50 Minutes

Group of kids sitting in a circle having a discussion

Activity 1: Session 2 Welcome

Talk with kids about how being part of fitClub is helping them learn more about healthy lifestyle choices while playing games and having fun.

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Small group of kids writing their thoughts on paper

Activity 2: Recharge Brainstorm Race

Kids learn about recharging their energy through sleep and relaxation. They'll learn how many hours of sleep is enough and how to relax to be healthier.

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Small group of kids playing fitClub balloon toss game

Activity 3: Floating Balloons

Help kids recognize how feelings and emotions are connected to energy. Then, use this activity to show them how energy level impacts healthy choices.

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Kids running around cones in a gym

Activity 4: Energy Makers

Teach kids that sleeping 9-12 hours at night and going screen-free can recharge your energy. This healthy choice activity is kid-approved and fun.

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Girl looking too tired to eat the food on the table

Activity 5: Food In The Cupboard

Kids will love guarding the healthiest foods in the cupboard and learning about healthy choices during this tagging game. Explore this fun nutrition lesson.

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Group of kids doing stretching exercises on yoga mats

Activity 6: Stretch and Discuss Screen-Free Relaxation

Kids do breathing exercises and stretch while they talk about the importance of getting enough sleep, reducing screen time, and relaxing throughout the day.

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