Encourage kids to stop and think about their mood and energy levels. This leads to better decision making.
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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Making ChoicesThe slideshow tells about Noah and Carmen, who both walk to different locations. What are the obstacles they run into? What are their choices?
Making Healthy ChoicesThe fit-check is a tool to help you to stop and think about making healthy choices.
Reminders Help Us Make Healthy Choices
Students make a fit-check sign to remind themselves to stop and think about fit choices.
Option: Download the fit-check Door Sign printable.
Time: 20 Minutes