Kids do mindful breathing and stretching exercises while they talk about tips to help themselves manage their moods that result from feelings and emotions.
Kids stretch and do mindful breathing while they talk about tips to help themselves manage their moods.
Q: How do you recharge your energy?
A: Sleeping and relaxing without a screen.
Did you know that the more exercise you get, the better you'll sleep? But, if you exercise right before bed, you may find it difficult to fall asleep! It's true, you need to begin to relax an hour before bedtime to get the best sleep.The better you sleep the more energy you will have the next day, which makes it easier to motivate you mood! So you see, one healthy choice leads to another!
As our final activity, we are going to move through a breathing and stretching routine while we review what we have learned and plan for fit choices before our next fitClub session.
Q: Imagine that a new kid joined our fitClub. What can you tell her or him about the connection between mood and the other parts of fit?
A: Answers can vary. Key concepts include:
Distribute pencils and My fit Thoughts to check for understanding and readiness to make fit choices. This will provide you with information about how well the kids are understanding the fit concepts as well as their learning needs. Remind kids that there are no right or wrong answers. Read the questions aloud:
Thank you for coming today. We had fun learning about mood and the connection to the other parts of fit. Here is your challenge to help you make healthy choices until the next session. (Distribute the Session 3 Challenge for kids to take home.)
Do the fit-Chant!
Leader: Think fit. (Pointer finger pointed at brain.)
Kids: Know your mood! (Pointer finger pointed at brain.)
Leader: Be fit! (Show thumbs up!)
Kids: Make a healthy choice! (Show thumbs up!)
Time: 10 Minutes