• Review the mission and vision of the FitKids program
  • Discuss the concepts of wellness & personal choices
  • Identify why physical fitness is important to health

Classroom Activities:

  • Students introduce each other & discuss what they like to do for fun
  • Play the “Onion game”
  • Discuss the ‘‘job description” of a health care provider or pediatrician
  • Compare the workings of a car to the body
  • Discuss the benefits of regular exercise and physical activity
  • Perform “warm up” and “cool down” exercises


  • Complete daily physical activity calendars in classroom with teacher
  • Encourage regular exercise in family members

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