This lesson helps build a positive body image and introduces the healthy behavior of being active every day. Students view a picture and discuss how kids come in all shapes and sizes, then identify qualities about themselves that they like and feel proud of. They discuss the importance of physical activity for health, and explore things they can do to be active to reach the recommended amount for children their age of 60 minutes of activity per day. They illustrate three ways they like to move their bodies and write a short story about why they like their bodies to accompany the drawings. They put their individual work together to create a classroom book about their great moving bodies to inspire others to move too.
Students will be able to:
Time: 45 minutes