Learners toss beanbags (pillows) to highlight positive bedtime-routine choices.
A good night’s sleep helps you go, grow, and know!
Say: Let’s pretend it is an hour before bed and you are going to start your bedtime routine. What choices would you make? (Refer to fitFlow cards for yoga poses.)
Your energy influences the choices you make. When you have enough energy, it’s easy to want to make fit move and food choices. However, if your energy is low, it is more difficult to make fit choices.
Your body gets energy while you sleep. Your body is also hard at work storing memories and growing while you sleep. A good night’s sleep of 9–12 hours will recharge your energy so you can be your best during the day.
Sometimes it can be hard to sleep. A bedtime routine helps you get the sleep you need so you have the energy to make fit choices.
The number one thing you need to know is that following a bedtime routine will help you to get all of the sleep you need to be your best!
Today’s activity will give you ideas for your bedtime routine.
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