Kids practice mindful breathing and stretching exercises. They learn about different ways energy and mood affect their food, activity, and fitness choices.
Kids practice mindful breathing while stretching. They will review what they have learned about the many ways energy and mood affect their food, activity, and fitness choices.
Q: Did you know that sea otters hold hands as they sleep so that they won't float away from each other? Can you imagine sleeping as you float in the water?
As our final activity, we are going to move through a breathing and stretching routine while we review what we have learned about mood and plan for fit choices before our next fitClub session.
Q: We are going to travel to the future! Tell a partner what you want to remember ten years from now about the connection between mood and the other parts of fit.
A: Answers will vary and may 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 7 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
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