Show kids how making healthy choices can cause a chain reaction of feeling good and making more healthy choices.
First and foremost, fit is about choices. Each day a child, no matter their age, makes many choices that impact their health and well-being. The lessons in this unit build awareness of the many moments each day when they can make a choice, then empowers them to make the best choice—the fit choice!
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Awareness of Mood InfluencersAsk students to recall their recharge and mood choices from the previous day. Do they recognize how recharge and mood influenced their choices?
Learning Self-Management SkillsHighlight each kids' decision to manage their moods and make fit choices. Students match fit choices with photos. A correct answer is one they can justify. Reinforce students’ use of the terms recharge, mood, food, and move.
Practicing Self-Management SkillsDiscuss fit choices that kids can make at different times throughout the day. Encourage students to identify someone they can talk to if they need assistance.
Time: 20 Minutes
Social and Emotional Learning Competencies
Show kids how making healthy choices can cause a chain reaction of feeling good and making more healthy choices.Start Lesson