Use this lesson to engage and motivate kids to be mindful of recognizing their mood. This will empower them to make healthy food and beverage choices.
This activity helps kids to be mindful and recognize that their mood can empower them to make healthy food and beverage choices.
Q: Did you know that "TAG" is an abbreviation?
A: It stands for "Touch And Go!" Next we will play a game similar to TAG!
You already know that mood (your motivation) and recharge (your energy) influence your choices. Be aware that other things can influence healthy choices too. For example:
For our next activity, we are going to play a tag game where you will practice "Think fit. Be fit!" to help you recognize things that can influence you.
You walk into a store and see a display advertising a new flavored sports drink or soda. And, it's a special price! What do you do? Choose between, 1, 2, or 3:
Use your air pen (pretend to write in the air with a pen) and write the number (1, 2, or 3) in the air. (Correct answer is 2.) Now, use that pencil and write "Stop and Think."
When watching TV, pay close attention to the commercials. Are they trying to talk you into fit choices?
Time: 5 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