Move It!

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Move It! is an original, award winning children's program and is part of WSKG Public Media’s Working on Wellness initiative. This health and wellness series focuses on keeping families active, nutritional education and self-awareness. 

The series is broken into three components:

• Move It! focuses on physical activity, label reading, Geocaching, sugary drinks and bullying.

• Fuel It! emphasizes the importance of nutrition and demonstrates children creating their own after school fuel recipes.

• Cool It! teaches children self-awareness and confidence through yoga and goal setting.

This collection includes over 30 videos and resources that range in length from two to ten minutes and cover a wide variety of New York State Health and Physical Education standards including personal health and skills for healthy living.

To learn more about Working on Wellness click here.

 

  • Treasure Hunting

    In this video, children find adventure in the great outdoors! While visiting Lime Hollow, the group goes letterboxing and geocaching to find treasure boxes that they stamp and sign to let the next people know they were there!

    Grades: 2-6
  • Do The Mohawk Walk

    In this video, children learn about teamwork and trust as they work together to complete challenges that are both mentally and physically tough.

    Grades: 2-6
  • Label Reading Part 1

    Discover how to correctly read a nutrition label including the most important things to look for in your food.

    Grades: 2-6
  • Label Reading Part 2

    In this video, Move It! cast members learn the importance of reading nutrition labels and what parts are most significant. The pair focuses on serving size, calories and figuring out how many calories a person should eat in one day.

    Grades: 2-6
  • Portion Distortion

    Learn how “portion distortion” has skewed our idea of serving sizes over time and why we are often eating well over the recommended serving size.

    Grades: 2-6
  • Sugary Drink Smarts

    Binghamton Senator Hockey players, Tim and Derek play a sugary drink competition. The pair guesses how much added sugar is in a variety of different beverages leading to a discussion with Molly Morgan on how often these beverages should be consumed.

    Grades: 2-6
  • Fast Food Fools

    Registered dietician Molly Morgan works together with Move It! cast members giving a brief overview of how to make healthier choices while dining out at fast food restaurants.

    Grades: 2-6
  • Stand Up to Bullying

    This video depicts a mock bullying scene with children playing a game and excluding one child. The host identifies bullying and possible ways to resolve the issue. The scene is then replayed with a different outcome with all three children playing.

    Grades: 2-6

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