Help kids recognize how feelings and emotions are connected to energy. Then, use this activity to show them how energy level impacts healthy choices.
Playing this balloon game helps kids recognize how their feelings and emotions are connected to their energy and willingness to make healthy choices.
Have you ever thought about how your feelings and emotions are connected to your energy level? When you are feel energized, it's easy to make fit choices, but when you feel angry or bored it is more difficult to make fit choices.
This activity will help you to be able to recognize how your feelings and emotions are connected to your energy. Later we will learn things you can do to help yourself when feelings and emotions put you in a mood that makes it difficult to make fit choices.
Q: Let's talk about how your feelings and emotions are connected to your energy and willingness to make fit choices. How would you explain this connection?
A: Any response that indicates an understanding that different feelings and emotions influence your motivation to be active.
Stop and think! When you stop and think about your feelings and emotions you are on the path to healthy choices!
Time: 5 Minutes