Granite State Fit Kids

Week7 – Brain, Muscle & Skeletal Systems


  • Identify different muscles and bones and their relation to movement
  • Learn the function of the brain and nervous system and how messages are transferred to other parts of the body

Classroom Activities

  • Meet “Little Tim” (a 6-foot full skeleton)
  • Play telephone tag as nerve messengers
  • Identify the different types of muscles in the body
  • Hold a “brain” and discuss how different parts of the brain perform varying functions
  • “Operation Time”- removal of the brain


  • Complete a Post Test Education Questionnaire
  • Receive a Certificate of Completion
  • Plan for Parents FitKids night of fun with students, teachers, families and school community

2 Sided Weekly Family Newsletter



Web Links
Test your brain with the daily Brain Buzz and read lots of other health information.
Games and puzzles to do. Learn why sleep is so important for growing kids.

New Hampshire Chapter of National Alliance for the Mentally Ill 

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