Help kids practice using positive self-talk to motivate themselves to come up with creative games and activities to be more active and reduce screen time.
Help kids learn how they can use self-talk as a strategy to motivate themselves to be more active and reduce screen time.
Exercise helps boost blood flow to the brain, which lights up your brain and gives you extra brain power.
Here are some things to know about the connection between mood and move:
This activity will give you some ideas of choices you can make when you decide to motivate your mood and get active!
Q: What ideas do you have to motivate your "I won't" mood and get active?
A: Answers will vary. Options may include any activity that steers kids away from screen time such as call a friend, get active, go outdoors, or do a quiet activity.
When you feel stressed, make the choice to move. Play your favorite song and stretch or dance your stress away!
Time: 10 Minutes
Introduce healthy bedtime routines to kids. Part of this routine is creating a sleep zone. Kids will connect sleep zones with bedtime routines.See Unit
Kids will learn about the "sleep zone," which is an environment conducive to sleep. When a sleep zone is paired with a bedtime routine, it will help kids recharge each night.See Unit