Learners move quickly or in slow motion to show energy levels while playing an offensive/defensive partner tag game.
Sleep and relax without screen time to recharge your energy.
Say: Stand next to a spot marker and use body movements to answer the following energy questions:
Did you know that your energy affects your choices? Getting enough sleep at night gives your body time to restore and build up energy. Relaxing during the day gives you energy too.
You recharge your energy with fit choices that are “energy makers,” like getting 9–12 hours of sleep, relaxing without screen time, and physical activities.
Your energy gets zapped by “energy takers,” like staying up too late and channel surfing.
The number one thing you need to know is getting 9–12 hours of sleep each night and relaxing without screen time are fit choices you can make to give your body and brain energy to move and think!
Today’s activity will help you learn more about fit “energy maker” choices.
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