fitCLUB

Recharge Day and Night

Kids learn that a regular sleep schedule and screen-free relaxation plan during the day gives them energy and benefits their mental health and well-being.

Group of kids doing stretching exercises to recharge their energy

Introduction

Kids will learn the that sleeping 9-12 hours every night and screen-free relaxation throughout the day will give them the energy to make healthy food and physical activity choices.Session Supply List

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

What is fit Club?

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Session Time: 50 Minutes


Adult leader sitting on the floor talking with kids

Activity 1: Session 6 Welcome

Kid share their feelings about fitClub and how the activities are helping them learn more about healthy lifestyle choices that keep them strong and happy.

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Child relaxing while reading outside on a bench.

Activity 2: Make Time to Recharge Your Energy

Play a game to help kids understand how important sleep and screen-free relaxation are to having the energy needed for self-management and impulse control.

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Group of kids getting ready to play a game outside

Activity 3: Bedtime Routine Charades

Kids learn that calming the body and relaxing before bedtime are important parts of a bedtime routine that helps them get the sleep they need every night. 

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Diverse group of kids doing leg stretches with an adult leader

Activity 4: Make Your Move

Kids learn to do a fitness circuit, then they design their own fitness circuit as a practical, concrete way to make exercise part of their daily activities.

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Group of kids running outside on a grassy field

Activity 5: Capture the Sugar

Kids learn to recharge their energy by tracking sleep hours and learning to relax throughout the day instead of drinking sugary beverages and energy drinks.

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group of kids stretching while sitting cross-legged on a gym floor

Activity 6: Stretch and Discuss Sleep and Relaxation

Kids practice mindful breathing and stretching, then discuss ways to replace screen time with quiet activities to refresh their energy throughout the day.

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