May Monthly Action Idea
Active Play, Balance My Day - And Less Screen Time

Increase physical movement through the day in every way. Choose things you LIKE to do for at least 60 minutes of active time most days.

Jingle Bell Jog
HKC-CIGNA Showcase School, Maude Trevvett Elementary, organizes a fun Jingle Bell Run

Activity Idea: Active Play Challenge Log
Source: Healthy Kids Challenge, Balance My Day nutriton curriculum, Grades3-5
Description: Kids track active play points each day
Grade: 3-5
  • Active Play Challenge Log Form (Prints on second page when downloaded)



Pre-Prep: Download the Active Play Challenge Log form (prints on second page when downloaded) and copy enough to give one to each student.

  1. Explain to students that you are going to challenge them to feel good, look great and have fun with minutes in motion during the day!

  2. Hand out the Active Play Challenge Log form and explain that they are to track their points each day.

  3. Encourage kids to get a parent or guardian to join them in active play and get extra points. Have the parent/guardian sign the log and the kids can bring it back to school.

  4. Discuss with kids their results.

This activity is found on page 191 of the Balance My Day™ nutrtion curriculum, Grades 3-5. For more activity ideas like the one above, check out HKC resource materials. See the Online Store for descriptors and to view the Table of Content and booklet sample pages.








Active Play Challenge Log

Day List Activity and Points Parent Points Screen Free Points Total Daily Points






















Total Weekly Points



Fun Ways to earn CHALLENGE Motion Points:

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