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The FLOSC Health Hub is all about leading a healthy lifestyle. We aim to give the children opportunities to learn about the benefits of healthy food, wellness and exercise, as well as how to achieve this at home with their family. Check out our blog to follow our journey and for awesome tips & recipes you might like to try.
Today our Health Hub made a healthy alternative Pizza. The bases is made from Cauliflower. The best part is that it still tastes as good as the Classic Pizza you know and love.
We did a google search to see how “healthy” ours is compared to our local popular pizza shop. Our whole pizza had 38g less sugar (artificial) than one slice of theirs.
Please check out our Recipe Book if you would like to try this at home.Read More
Today at FLOSC (Monday 17/5/21), we did a health Hub activity called Boxercise. It involves boxing to the beat of the music. This was a great activity for us because we learnt new skills and moves, like how to punch properly with jab and cross technique.
It is part of the Health Hub activities because it a great way to have fun and be active at the same time. It is also great for our future lifestyle as it can be the start of learning self defence and gain strength.
To do Boxercise you need some music and some boxing gloves. The key is to keep moving until the music stops, practicing your techniques. Everyone from all ages can enjoy this exercise as it is fun and energy packed.
We hope we can do this activity again soon to share with you our progress.
By Cammy, Cori & ErinRead More
During the our Before School Care session, Riley T was feeling a little bored as her friends were not there yet. She wanted to listen to the Music but an Educator was using it for something else already. Instead, she started to stretch and do some yoga poses. Soon she had a few of the younger children wanting to copy her and join her. It was great to see how Riley managed this, she openly welcomed them and used some really good communication skills to help facilitate this impromptu Yoga Class. This continued in the afternoon, with more children wanting to join. I love how Riley was able to turn a possibly negative situation into something positive that was inclusive to others and gave her a strong sense of identity. I also enjoyed how she and her pupils created funny names for poses, such as sprinkles & candy canes. This made it easier for the younger children to remember and feel a sense of belonging just like Riley.
It is fantastic to see the children turn to these activities our Health Hub has been doing when they are looking for something to do. It shows that they have a good understanding of a holistic healthy lifestyle as well as how it can be social and enjoyable. Riley told me later, she turned to Yoga because it helps her focus and makes her feel good when she can do a pose. We hope to see more children enjoying activities such as this from the Health Hub.Read More