Food, Mood, Move, Recharge Unit

Be Mindful About Healthy Choices

Learn what a fit-check is and how this tool can help kids make healthy choices. Kids will also learn how to be mindful about their choices.

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Introduction

Kids will connect the four parts of fit with everyday choices by doing a fit-check. A fit-check is a self-awareness and self-management tool for the moments when a child needs to make a choice. Kids will learn to be mindful and stop to think about their energy and mood before making a choice—then make the best choice, the fit choice.


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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Introduction

Kids will connect the four parts of fit with everyday choices by doing a fit-check. A fit-check is a self-awareness and self-management tool for the moments when a child needs to make a choice. Kids will learn to be mindful and stop to think about their energy and mood before making a choice—then make the best choice, the fit choice.


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