Play a game of tag to reinforce healthy ways to recharge throughout the day.
Choose an energy maker to recharge throughout the day.
Say: Show me the choice you would make to recharge your energy throughout the day.
You know that sleep recharges your energy, but sometimes you need an energy boost throughout the day. The would-you-rather choices we just made are all great daytime recharge choices! Did you notice that some of the options were moving and others were doing something to relax?
When do you need a boost of energy during the day? (Encourage responses such as after lunch, after school, etc.) When you make recharge choices throughout the day, you are giving your body energy to do a better job of thinking and learning.
The number one thing you need to know is you can recharge your energy throughout the day by doing a quiet activity...or by moving!
Today we are going to play a game called Energy Zappers so you can learn about things that zap your energy and choices you can make to recharge your energy throughout the day.
Q: At night you sleep to recharge your energy, but what can you do to recharge throughout the day?
A: Acknowledge examples such as: relax by doing a puzzle (or quiet activity), relax while reading a book, exercise or play outside.
Q: Why do you need to recharge throughout the day?
A: To get enough energy for your body and brain.
Q: Explain why it is important to recharge throughout the day.
A: Recharging throughout the day gives you the best kind of energy to go, grow, and know!
Q: When and how will you recharge throughout the day?
A: Acknowledge examples of quiet activities or physical activities learners can do for a short time throughout the day.
What will be your next recharge choice?