S.T.A.R. Power Classroom Topics and Activities

Healthy Eating

The Kohl's and Children's Mercy S.T.A.R. Power program will help children understand the importance of healthy eating and the impact it has on overall health and well being. Participants will engage in meal planning activities using the 5 Star Breakfast model. Children will learn the importance of fruits and vegetables and discover fun ways to get more servings each day. Participants will also calculate the amount of sugar found in common drinks, and understand the value of water and milk.

Relaxation
The Kohl's and Children's Mercy S.T.A.R. Power program will help children understand the importance of stress reduction and how it can impact overall health and well being. Participants will practice relaxation techniques, identify personal stressors, prepare coping strategies to use during stressful events, and BREATH!

Self-Esteem
The Kohl's and Children's Mercy S.T.A.R. Power program will help children understand the importance of positive self-image and the impact it has on a child's emotional security and well being. Children will learn about the importance of daily exercise and decreasing screen time.  Participants will discuss social and cultural pressures, recognize personal uniqueness, and engage in expressive self-awareness activities to celebrate YOU!

Participants will also receive a FREE GIFT at the completion of each session!

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