Start the school year off on the right foot by making health a priority for your students, staff and community by hosting your own Hy-Vee KidsFit Wellness Week! Join the School Wellness Club today to receive the Wellness Week guide for FREE!
HERE'S HOW YOU DO IT!
- Mark your calendar for October 4th – October 8th 2021. This year Hy-Vee KidsFit Wellness Week will be the same week for every participating classroom.
- Plan ahead! Each day of Wellness Week has four activities that can be completed in the classroom. Use this guide to preview the activities and work them into your lesson plans.
- Make it unique to your classroom! Use the supplemental material in this guide to help create your own unique spin on each of the daily themes.
- Celebrate your Wellness Week! Don’t forget to take lots of pictures! This will help us determine which classrooms completed their Wellness Week to the fullest!
- Fill out the completion survey by October 15th for the chance to win prizes for your school! The more activities your class completes, pictures you submit, and uniqueness you add to your classroom’s Wellness Week the better!
2021 WELLNESS WEEK REWARDS
Top 10 Classrooms
- Dietitian Approved Snacks for the entire school
- Masks for the entire school
Top 3 Classrooms
- Wristbands for the entire school
- T-Shirts for the classroom
- KidsFit Assembly
- Water Bottles for the entire school
- Hallway Movement Kit
HOW DO I GET THE GUIDE?
- Already a part of the School Wellness Club? You will receive the guide in all KidsFit School Wellness Club emails in the month of September!
- Not a member? Join the Club! You will the guide in your welcome email starting September 10th!
WHAT'S IN THE GUIDE?
- Classroom Slideshow
- Daily Themes
- Mindful Monday
Health isn't just about taking care of your physical body, we need to take care of our minds too.
- Try It Tuesday
Build your brain and body by finding new ways to move and fuel.
- Wellness Words Wednesday
Learn new words to improve student's (and staff's!) health literacy.
- Teamwork Thursday
Focus on teamwork in the classroom, throughout the school and at home.
- Fitness Friday
Celebrate your school's wellness efforts with a field day and a whole lot of fun!
- Mindful Monday
- Five Daily Activities
- PLAY- An activity your students up and moving
- LEARN- Health education to empower your students
- EAT- Nutrition education to make healthy eating simpleCHALLENGE- Make healthy habits stick by challenging your students to do their best
- TAKE HOME CHALLENGE- Encourage your classroom families to continues healthy habits at home!
- Supplemental Activities
- Morning Announcements