Teach kids to think about how their energy and mood affect their food and move choices.
Being fit is not just about what you eat or drink or how you move. Being fit is about having enough energy and motivation to make healthy nutrition and physical activity choices. Four key factors of well-being help you to be fit:
The lessons in this unit help students connect the four parts of fit with everyday choices by teaching them how to do a fit-check. A fit-check is a tool for the moments when a child needs to make a choice. Your students will learn to be mindful and stop to think about their energy and mood before making a choice—then decide the best choice, the fit choice!
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Think About Your Energy LevelsHave fun reading the slides aloud! Read them slowly and quickly depending upon whether they refer to low or high energy.
Check Your Energy and Your Mood
Check for understanding: Why do a fit-check?
Think About Your Energy and MoodAsk students to do a fit-check (stop and think about their energy and mood) at the beginning of their next recess.
Time: 20 Minutes