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Lesson 1: Helping Kids Make Choices

We make choices all day long. Let’s help kids identify times during the day when they make choices and practice giving reasons why they made certain choices.

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Lesson 2: fit Choices for Healthy Kids

Help kids think more carefully about making a fit choice.

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Lesson 3: Four Types of Healthy Choices for Kids

Teach kids that resting, having a positive mindset, eating healthy foods, and engaging in physical activity will help them make better choices.

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Lesson 4: What Influences the Choices Kids Make?

Help kids understand that they have a choice about how to react to their feelings and emotions.Teach them that learning about self-awareness and impulse control can positively impact their future choices.

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Lesson 5: Here's How Healthy Choices Lead to More Healthy Choices

Show kids how making healthy choices can cause a chain reaction of feeling good and making more healthy choices.

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Lesson 1: Helping Kids Understand the Connection Between Feelings and Moods

Help kids identify feelings and emotions and how they determine someone's mood.

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Lesson 2: Ways That Feelings Affect Kids' Moods

Teach kids not only to understand how their feelings and emotions affect their mood, but also how to manage that mood!

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Lesson 3: Techniques Kids Can Use to Take Charge of Their Moods

Here’s how to help kids recognize their mood more quickly and identify ways to manage their mood.

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Lesson 4: Implications of Moods on the Choices Kids Make

Now that your kids have learned to take charge of their moods, they are ready to find how to make better choices as well.

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Lesson 5: How fit Choices Affect Kids' Moods

Give your students opportunities to evaluate choices and discuss how choices affect mood.

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Lesson 1: Why Food Is Fuel

Just as machines need fuel to operate, different types of healthy food and beverages provide fuel for the body and brain.

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Lesson 2: What Are Your Kids Eating?

Talk with kids about healthy foods and strategies for choosing them.

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Lesson 3: What Are Your Kids Drinking?

Talk with kids about how water and milk are healthy beverage choices. Remind them that healthy drinks are fuel for the body and brain.

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Lesson 4: Tips to Help Kids Make Healthy Snack Choices

Teach kids strategies for making it easier to choose healthy snacks, such as having go-to appealing options in mind and planning ahead.

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Lesson 5: Ways for Kids to Set Healthy Food Goals

Let’s introduce the idea of checking ingredient lists and encourage students to set personal healthy food and drink goals.

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Lesson 1: How Kids Can Recharge

Show kids where the body’s energy comes from and how important sleep and relaxation are for being active.

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Lesson 2: The Kinds of Choices Kids Make That Impact Their Health

Kids make choices all day long, and those choices are affected by how they feel physically and mentally.

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Lesson 3: Why Kids Need a Lot of Sleep

Help kids explore how much sleep different animals need and then help them compare that to how much sleep humans need.

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Lesson 4: Tips for Helping Kids Relax

Just because you can’t take a nap doesn’t mean you can’t relax as a way to recharge your body during the day. Here are some activities to reenergize kids throughout the day.

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Lesson 5: How Kids Can Relax and Recharge

Kids will improve their well-being once they understand that they have the power to make healthy choices about their sleep habits and how they relax.

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Lesson 1: Why Movement is Essential for Good Health

Let’s help kids stay fit by teaching them about the benefits of movement.

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Lesson 2: The Best Types of Movement to Help Kids Stay Healthy

Help kids stay fit by teaching them the different types of movement that are part of their daily lives.

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Lesson 3: Tips to Help Kids Be Active During the Day

Let’s help kids stay fit by teaching them healthy ways to be active throughout the day.

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Lesson 4: Everyday Tasks Can Get Kids Moving

Kids will be able to recognize movement in their everyday tasks.

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Lesson 5: How Kids Can Choose to Move Each Day

Kids will learn how to make choices that incorporate movement, and then they will make a plan to move.

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Lesson 1: How Can a fit-Check Help Kids' Moods?

Teach kids to think about how their energy and mood affect their food and move choices.

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Lesson 2: What is a fit-Check?

Taking time to think about choices is important, we call this a fit-check.

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Lesson 3: Ways Healthy Choices Impact Kids' Mood

Encourage kids to stop and think about their mood and energy levels. This leads to better decision-making.

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Lesson 4: When and Where Kids Can Make Healthy Choices

Teach kids to think about making healthy choices and the importance of doing so.

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Lesson 5: Times for Kids to Do a fit-Check

Making healthy choices happens throughout our day. Teach kids to recognize these moments.

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Lesson 1: Helping Kids Make Choices That Result in Positive Moods

Have kids reflect on choices they make and the moods that follow.
Teach kids to turn "I won't" into "I will."

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Lesson 2: Methods for Motivating Kids' Moods

Teach kids how to motivate their mood when they have an "I won't" mood.

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Lesson 3: Cues for Helping Kids Think About Their Moods

Help kids to think about their moods and how they have the power to motivate them.

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Lesson 4: Connecting Kids' Energy and Mood

Teach kids to restore their energy levels by learning the connection between energy and mood.

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Lesson 5: How to Talk Yourself Into a fit Choice

Empower kids to identify ways they can motivate their mood.

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Lesson 1: Ways That Kids Can Fuel Their Bodies and Brains

Teach kids to identify healthy breakfast food options.

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Lesson 2: How to Gamify Healthy Food Choices

Use a game to reinforce healthy food choices.

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Lesson 3: Paths to Healthy Snack Options for Kids

Teach kids about healthy snack options and help them categorize snacks into Eat More/Green Light, Eat Some/Yellow Light, Eat Less/Red Light choices.

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Lesson 4: Healthy Meal Planning with Kids

Teach kids to plan a healthy meal, using the MyPlate printable and Food Chart.

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Lesson 5: Healthy Food Choices Fuel Healthy Kids

Have kids play a game to help them think about healthy food choices.

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Lesson 1: How to Establish Healthy Sleep Habits For Kids

Examine sleep habits with kids to explore how energy levels are connected to sleep.

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Lesson 2: Sleep Tips for Kids

Teach kids to think about how much sleep they get each night. Kids will learn how much sleep they need.

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Lesson 3: Bedtime Routines to Improve Sleep Habits

Kids will learn about the importance of bedtime routines and they will reflect on their current routines. Kids will learn about ways to improve bedtime routines.

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Lesson 4: Sleep Zones For Better Health

Kids will learn what a sleep zone is and how to create one. Sleep zones can help kids recharge each night.

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Lesson 5: Kids' Sleep Habits Influence Their Healthy Habits

Kids will revisit what they have learned about sleep habits, bedtime routines, and sleep zones.

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Lesson 1: Ways Kids Can Move to Increase Energy

Kids will learn about the connection between energy levels and movement. This lesson will encourage them to think about ways to move.

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Lesson 2: How Moving Can Help Improve Kids' Moods

Kids will learn about how being active and moving can help their mood.

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Lesson 3: Methods for Getting Kids to Move During School

Encourage kids to move more at school by demonstrating some ways they can add movement into their school day.

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Lesson 4: At Home Exercises For Kids

Encourage kids to keep moving when they get home from school. Kids will think about how they can add movement into their time at home.

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Lesson 5: Fun Ways to Get Kids to Move Each Day

Kids will learn how to incorporate fun movement ideas into their daily life.

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Lesson 1: Helping Kids Make Choices

We make choices all day long. Let’s help kids identify times during the day when they make choices and practice giving reasons why they made certain choices.

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Lesson 2: fit Choices for Healthy Kids

Help kids think more carefully about responsible decision-making. Introduce the idea of making a choice because it’s good for the body and brain.

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Lesson 3: Four Types of Healthy Choices for Kids

Position kids to make better choices by teaching them about the benefits of resting, having a positive mindset, eating healthy foods, and engaging in physical activity.

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Lesson 4: What Influences Choices?

Help kids understand that they have a choice about how to react to their feelings and emotions. Teach them that learning about self-awareness and impulse control can positively impact their future choices.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 5: Here's How Healthy Choices Lead to More Healthy Choices

Show kids how making healthy choices can cause a chain reaction of feeling good and making more healthy choices.

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See Full Unit here


Lesson 1: Feelings and Emotions

Help kids identify and learn how feelings and emotions determine a mood.

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Lesson 2: Feelings Affect Mood

Teach kids not only to understand how their feelings and emotion affect their mood, but also how to mange that mood!

Go To Lesson

Lesson 3: Techniques Kids Can Use to Take Charge of Their Moods

Here’s how to help kids recognize their mood more quickly and identify ways to manage their mood.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 4: Implications of Moods on the Choices Kids Make

Now that your kids have learned to take charge of their moods, they are ready to find how to make better choices as well.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 5: How fit Choices Affect Kids' Moods

Give your students opportunities to evaluate choices and discuss how choices affect mood.

Go To Lesson

See Full Unit here


Lesson 1: Why Food Is Fuel

Just as machines need fuel to operate, different types of healthy food and beverages provide fuel for the body and brain.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 2: What Are Your Kids Eating?

Talk with kids about healthy foods and strategies for choosing them.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 3: What Are Your Kids Drinking?

Talk with kids about how water and milk are healthy beverage choices. Remind them that healthy beverages are fuel for the body and brain.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 4: Tips to Help Kids Make Healthy Snack Choices

Teach kids strategies for making it easier to choose healthy snacks, such as having go-to appealing options in mind and planning ahead.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 5: Ways for Kids to Set Healthy Food Goals

Let’s introduce the idea of checking ingredient lists and encourage students to set personal healthy food and drink goals.

Go To Lesson

See Full Unit here


Lesson 1: How Kids Can Recharge

Show kids where the body’s energy comes from and how important sleep and relaxation are for being active.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 2: The Kinds of Choices Kids Make That Impact Their Health

Kids make choices all day long, and those choices are affected by how they feel physically and mentally.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 3: Why Kids Need A Lot of Sleep

Help kids explore how much sleep different animals need and then help them compare that to how much sleep humans need.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 4: Tips for Helping Kids Relax

Just because you can’t take a nap doesn’t mean you can’t relax as a way to recharge your body during the day. Here are some activities to reenergize kids throughout the day.

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Lesson 5: How Kids Can Relax and Recharge

Kids’ wellness increases when they learn to make healthy choices about recharging their body and mind in relaxing ways.

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See Full Unit here


Lesson 1: Why Movement is Essential for Good Health

Let’s help kids stay fit by teaching them about the benefits of movement.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 2: The Best Types of Movement to Help Kids Stay Healthy

Help kids to be  fit by teaching them about the different types of movement that are part of their daily lives.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 3: Tips to Help Kids Be Active During the Day

Let’s help kids stay fit by teaching them ways to get up and move throughout the day.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 4: Everyday Tasks Can Get Kids Moving

Kids will be able to recognize movement in their everyday tasks.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 5: Tips for Kids to Move Each Day

Kids will learn how to make choices that incorporate movement, and they will make a plan to move.

Go To Lesson

See Full Unit here


Lesson 1: How Can a fit-Check Help Kids' Moods?

Teach kids to think about how their energy and mood affect their food and move choices.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 2: What is a fit-check?

Taking time to think about choices is important, we call this a fit-check.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 3: Ways Healthy Choices Impact Kids' Moods

Encourage kids to stop and think about their mood and energy levels. This leads to better decision making.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 4: When and Where Kids Can Make Healthy Choices

Teach kids to think about making healthy choices and the importance of doing so.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 5: Times for Kids to Do a fit-Check

Making healthy choices happens throughout our day. Teach kids to recognize these moments.

Go To Lesson

See Full Unit here


Lesson 1: Helping Kids Make Choices That Result in Positive Moods

Have kids reflect on choices they make and the moods that follow. Teach kids to turn "I Won't" into "I Will" Choices.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 2: Methods for Motivating Kids' Moods

Teach kids how to motivate their mood when they have an "I Won't" mood.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 3: Cues for Helping Kids Think About Their Moods

Help kids to think about their moods and how they have the power to motivate them.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 4: Connecting Kids' Energy and Mood

Teach kids to restore their energy levels by learning the connection between energy and mood.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 5: How to Talk Yourself into a fit Choice

Empower kids to identify ways they can motivate their mood.

Go To Lesson

See Full Unit here


Lesson 1: Ways That Kids Can Fuel Their Bodies and Brains

Teach kids to identify healthy breakfast food options.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 2: How to Gamify Healthy Food Choices

Use a game to reinforce healthy food choices.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 3: Paths to Healthy Snack Options for Kids

Teach kids about healthy snack options and help them categorize snacks into Eat More/Green Light, Eat Some/Yellow Light, Eat Less/Red Light choices.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 4: Healthy Meal Planning With Kids

Teach kids to plan a healthy meal using the Make Your Plate puzzle.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 5: Healthy Food Choices Fuel Healthy Kids

Have kids play a game to help them think about healthy food choices.

Go To Lesson

See Full Unit here


Lesson 1: How to Establish Healthy Sleep Habits For Kids

Examine sleep habits with kids to explore how energy levels are connected to sleep.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 2: Sleep Tips for Kids

Teach kids to think about how much sleep they get each night. Kids will learn how much sleep they need.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 3: Bedtime Routines to Improve Sleep Habits

Kids will learn about the importance of bedtime routines and they will reflect on their current routines. Kids will learn about ways to improve bedtime routines.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 4: Sleep Zones for Better Health

Kids will learn what a sleep zone is and how to create one. Sleep zones can help kids recharge each night.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 5: Kids' Sleep Habits Influence Their Healthy Habits

Kids will revisit what they have learned about sleep habits, bedtime routines, and sleep zones.

Go To Lesson

See Full Unit here


Lesson 1: Ways Kids Can Move To Increase Energy

Kids will learn about the connection between energy levels and movement. This lesson will encourage them to think about ways to move.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 2: How Moving Can Help Improve Kids' Moods

Kids will learn about how being active and moving can help their mood.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 3: Methods for Getting Kids to Move During School

Encourage kids to move more at school by demonstrating some ways they can add movement into their school day.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 4: At Home Exercises For Kids

Encourage kids to keep moving when they get home from school. Kids will think about how they can add movement into their time at home.

Go To Lesson

Lesson 5: Fun Ways to Get Kids to Move Each Day

Kids will learn how to incorporate fun movement ideas into our daily lives.

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