Show kids why it is important to recharge so they have the energy to make fit choices.
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Martina and Ryder RechargeThe slideshow presents a story about Martina and Ryder. They are tired after raking leaves. Martina eats a sugary snack and watches TV, but still feels tired. Ryder decides to relax outside to recharge his energy.
Recharge Your Energy
Explain that to recharge is to get energy so you can make healthy choices. You recharge your energy when you sleep 9-12 hours at night and relax during the day. You need energy to make fit mood, food, and move choices.
Check for understanding: How do you recharge your energy?
Check Your EnergyUse the My Energy printable for students to draw a picture that shows how they will choose to recharge their energy.
Time: 20 Minutes
Kids will learn about the "sleep zone," which is an environment conducive to sleep. When a sleep zone is paired with a bedtime routine, it will help kids recharge each night.See Unit