Make Moving Fun

Kids play games and do activities to learn different active ways they can replace screen time with physical activity to benefit their health and fitness.

Kids Outside Playing Game Red Background - Sanford fit Club Session 5


Kids will learn about fun ways to move to make it easier to motivate themselves to be active throughout the day.They will talk about screen-free relaxing and nutritious food choices for energy to move.

Session Supply List

  • Attendance Sheet
  • Blank Paper
  • Cones or Place Markers
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Markers or Pencils
  • Music
  • Name Tags
  • Napkins and Garbage Bag
  • Snacks
  • Timer
  • Water
  • Optional-Pad of Sticky Notes
  • Mesh Vests

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Session Time: 50 Minutes

Group of children having a discussion with an adult leader

Activity 1: Session 5 Welcome

Kids share about how fitClub helps them learn more about making healthy lifestyle choices like: recharge, mood, food, and movement to develop good habits.

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Group of kids sitting together writing on paper

Activity 2: Move Brainstorm Race

Brainstorming activity for helping kids understand how movement strengthens the body and brain. Kids learn tips for fitting regular movement into their day.

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Group of kids listening to an adult leader

Activity 3: Don't Just Sit There

Kids practice recognizing feelings and emotions that set their moods and affect their choices. Then, a game helps them manage their moods through activity.

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Smiling girls showing strong arms

Activity 4: Talk and Sing

Kids talk about the benefits of physical activity and learn how they can talk and sing to help decide if their movements are low, moderate, or vigorous.

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Group of kids playing on grassy field outside

Activity 5: Healthy Food Basket

Help kids dig deeper into food choices and healthy eating tips by learning to identify food and drinks that are more or less nutritious for their bodies.

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Group of kids standing and stretching in a gym

Activity 6: Stretch and Discuss Physical Activity

Kids play a game to learn about the connection between energy level and the desire to move. Kids will discover fun movement ideas to support a healthy body.

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