Move More Kids / Let's Go WEEK 9

Stress

·       Feelings Thermometer
The appendices on the attached Sanford Harmony document contain different activities to help students articulate emotions in times of stress.

·       See attached Self Care Action Plan to follow through with some of the skills and ideas we’ve presented so far to deal with stress.

·       Quick Connection Cards from Sanford Harmony

These cards contain ideas for brief discussions and activities that provide peers with opportunities to share, think, collaborate, and have fun together. In this printer-friendly deck you will find:

o   Quick Conversation Cards Discussion questions that allow students to get to know one another.  

o   Quick Collaboration Cards Ideas for fun activities that promote joint problem solving and cooperation.

o   Quick Community Builders Enjoyable activities designed to bring students in the classroom together to work and play as a team

Sleep

·       Sleep Tip: Take advantage of morning sunlight!

One of the best ways to keep your circadian rhythms in sync and your sleep schedule on track is to get sun exposure in the morning. A strong body of research shows that morning exposure to natural light is linked to better sleep, and lower levels of depression and stress. This is true year-round, but it’s never easier to get consistent exposure to morning sunlight than during the summer months.

·       7 Bedroom Hacks for Sound Summer Sleep

You don’t have to resort to this to get some sleep this summer.

Check out these suggestions on how to score a perfect night’s sleep when the mercury rises.

 

 

Nutrition

·       SNAP-Ed classes for June

Registration Link: https://tinyurl.com/Virtual-Class-Enrollment-Form

 

·       Maine Farm and Seafood Products Directory

Somerset Public Health had put together a directory of local farmers to Somerset County, but here is a statewide updated list.

Farmers, fishermen, and other producers across Maine have worked hard to add alternative ways for customers to obtain food and other products in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. Check out this Maine Farm and Seafood Products Directory & Interactive Map from University of Maine Cooperative Extension.

 

Fitness/Physical Activity

·       Physical Activity Cards for All Ages

These simple physical activity cards(attached) are a great way to get kids, teens, and adults moving…no equipment necessary. Try them out at your desk, in your class, or with your family.

·       Don’t forget our 2 Facebook challenges that have been ongoing the past few weeks! The fit kit circuit challenge and the 100 Mile Club “Walk at One” challenge. Students are eligible to win a $50 New Balance gift card and a prize pack if their entry is chosen!!

 

Screentime

·       Pandemic Parenting: How to Stay Well in an All-Digital World

What we can do to support family wellbeing throughout this pandemic

·       The Miraculous Power of Reading Aloud

Many people cherish the memory of being read a story at bedtime by a parent, grandparent, or older sibling. But few know how this simple act lights up the inner workings of a child’s brain – even older children and teens!


 


 
 


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