St George's Church of England Academy
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Key 3 – Exercising – Taking care of your body!
Taking care of your body is important for a happy mind!
Taking care of your body helps you to stay physically healthy and it’s also important for your happiness. You can take care of your body in three main ways:
Happy Fact – scientists have found that exercising regularly can improve brain power and help us learn. It can boost our confidence to.
Quick Start – Get Moving
Exercising regularly and sitting less is important for happiness and feeling healthy.
So start NOW! Try hula hopping, star jumping, doing handstands, dancing energetically or running on the spot for one minute as fast as you can!
How do you feel afterwards?
Circuit 100 Challenge
Choose a place where you have a bit of space to move around – this could be a room in your home, your garden or yard.
Your aim is to do each of these four activities below and complete a circuit of 100 movements. Make sure you count along.
Time how long it takes you to so a set of all four activities. Try to do your circuit every day and see how your time improves as you get fitter.
Eat a Rainbow – Make your own Fruit Sticks.
To have a healthy diet with lots of good nutrients and vitamins, it is important to try and eat a variety of different coloured fruits and vegetables every day. Here’s a colourful recipe to try.
You will need – a selection of colourful fruits, kitchen roll, wooden kebab sticks, chopping board, vegetable knife.
How to do it?
For another tasty treat, why not try making rainbow vegetables kebabs too. Ask an adult to cook these on a BBQ or under the grill for you.
Happy Sleep Habits
Make sleep is your superpower. Scientists say children need at least nine hours every night to feel happy and stay healthy.
Getting a good’s nights sleep is important for happiness. If we have too little sleep, it can make us grumpy and easily upset and less able to concentrate and learn. It can also mean we want to east sugary foods that aren’t good for us and make us less likely to want to exercise.
Top Tips for Sleep
Maximising your Movement
Health experts say kids need to do at least 60 minutes of moderate to high intensity physical activity every day.
Moderate Intensity activities include:
High Intensity activities include:
It’s good to do activities that make your muscles and bones stronger as well such as climbing, tennis, skipping, hopscotch and gymnastics. Try and so some of these activities at least three times per week.
Stay safe and well. xxx