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We’re  All Winners!!! Increasing Physical Activity, Promoting Self-Esteem & Inspiring Healthy Habits  Kirsti A. Dyer MD, M...
Bio for Kirsti A. Dyer MD, MS <ul><li>Dr. Dyer is an Internal Medicine physician, a health educator, a professor, a colleg...
Network for a Healthy California <ul><li>These slides were part of a poster presentation for the 2009 Network for a Health...
Overview - We’re All Winners <ul><li>What is We’re All Winners? </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose of We’re All Winners </li></ul><...
What is We’re All Winners? <ul><li>&quot;We're All Winners&quot; is a non-race fitness & fun event developed as an educati...
Purpose of We’re All Winners <ul><li>The purpose of &quot;Winners&quot; is to educate children, parents and teachers about...
Focus of We’re All Winners <ul><li>On Winner’s Day children participate in a variety of activities that </li></ul><ul><ul>...
Basics of We’re All Winners - 1 <ul><li>The following were included in the activity. </li></ul><ul><li>Each child gets to ...
Basics of We’re All Winners - 2 <ul><li>After the running part is over... </li></ul><ul><li>Children participate in other ...
Winner Bag Contents <ul><li>Each child gets a Winner's bag filled with: </li></ul><ul><li>I'm a Winner Pencil  </li></ul><...
Goals of We’re All Winners <ul><li>The main goal of the event is to create an environment in which each child gets to feel...
Feeling Like a Winner <ul><li>Each child gets to run a “race” course by themselves and break the ribbon at the finish line...
Experiencing We’re All Winners <ul><li>This non-race fitness and fun day event was designed so that each child has the cha...
A Winner At the Finish Line Kirsti A. Dyer. 2008-9. Creative Commons Copyright.  Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative W...
Parents’ Child is a Winner! <ul><li>Most of all, We're All Winners is a fun event that builds self-esteem at an early age....
A Low Cost Program <ul><li>The costs were for decorations & winners’ bags. Many were made or donated by parents. </li></ul...
An Adaptable Program <ul><li>“We’re All Winners” is a fairly low-cost program can be easily adapted by other preschools or...
More Information <ul><li>For more information about the “We’re All Winners” program contact Dr. Dyer at: </li></ul><ul><li...
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We're All Winners is an educational, fitness and empowering activity for children. These slides are part of a poster Presentation “Low-Cost Programs to Increase Children’s Physical Activity and Inspire Healthy Lifestyles” for the 2009 Network for a Healthy California “Inspiring Healthy Change Together” Conference held March 4-5, 2009 in Sacramento, CA.
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We're All Winners Poster Presentation Slides

  1. 1. We’re All Winners!!! Increasing Physical Activity, Promoting Self-Esteem & Inspiring Healthy Habits Kirsti A. Dyer MD, MS, CWS
  2. 2. Bio for Kirsti A. Dyer MD, MS <ul><li>Dr. Dyer is an Internal Medicine physician, a health educator, a professor, a college nutrition instructor and the mother to two young children. </li></ul><ul><li>As a Certified Wellness Specialist she is interested in health and wellness education. </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Dyer is a volunteer parent at her daughters’ elementary school, a member of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation & a former participating parent at Summerville Parent Nursery School. </li></ul>Kirsti A. Dyer. 2009. Creative Commons Copyright. Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works .
  3. 3. Network for a Healthy California <ul><li>These slides were part of a poster presentation for the 2009 Network for a Healthy California Conference, “Inspiring Healthy Change Together.” </li></ul><ul><li>Website: http://networkforahealthycalifornia.net/2009Conference </li></ul>Kirsti A. Dyer. 2009. Creative Commons Copyright. Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works .
  4. 4. Overview - We’re All Winners <ul><li>What is We’re All Winners? </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose of We’re All Winners </li></ul><ul><li>Focus of We’re All Winners </li></ul><ul><li>Basics of We’re All Winners </li></ul><ul><li>Goals of We’re All Winners </li></ul><ul><li>Experiencing We’re All Winners </li></ul><ul><li>Parents’ Child is a Winner </li></ul><ul><li>A Low Cost, Adaptable Program </li></ul><ul><li>More Information </li></ul>Kirsti A. Dyer. 2008. Creative Commons Copyright. Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works .
  5. 5. What is We’re All Winners? <ul><li>&quot;We're All Winners&quot; is a non-race fitness & fun event developed as an educational activity so young children can: </li></ul>Kirsti A. Dyer. 2008-9. Creative Commons Copyright. Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works . <ul><li>Enjoy and have fun being physically active </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in a non-racing, solo running activity </li></ul><ul><li>Experience the elation of winning </li></ul>
  6. 6. Purpose of We’re All Winners <ul><li>The purpose of &quot;Winners&quot; is to educate children, parents and teachers about: </li></ul>Kirsti A. Dyer. 2008-9. Creative Commons Copyright. Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works . <ul><li>Benefits of being physical active </li></ul><ul><li>Good nutrition & healthy eating habits </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor Sun Safety Tips </li></ul>
  7. 7. Focus of We’re All Winners <ul><li>On Winner’s Day children participate in a variety of activities that </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote being physically active </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build their self-esteem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improve learning skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage good sportsmanship & patience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Model healthy eating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teach sun safety </li></ul></ul>Kirsti A. Dyer. 2008-9. Creative Commons Copyright. Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works .
  8. 8. Basics of We’re All Winners - 1 <ul><li>The following were included in the activity. </li></ul><ul><li>Each child gets to run the activity course solo--by him or herself. </li></ul><ul><li>Each child starts at the starting line with a &quot;Ready-Set-Go&quot; and then the whistle blows to start a race. </li></ul><ul><li>Each child gets to cross the finish line and break the finish line ribbon alone. </li></ul>Kirsti A. Dyer. 2008-9. Creative Commons Copyright. Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works .
  9. 9. Basics of We’re All Winners - 2 <ul><li>After the running part is over... </li></ul><ul><li>Children participate in other activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Each child is presented with a #1 Winner medal by the teacher as part of the Winners ceremony. </li></ul><ul><li>Each child is presented with a Winner bag filled with healthy prizes and nutritious fruit and/or nuts. </li></ul>Kirsti A. Dyer. 2008-9. Creative Commons Copyright. Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works .
  10. 10. Winner Bag Contents <ul><li>Each child gets a Winner's bag filled with: </li></ul><ul><li>I'm a Winner Pencil </li></ul><ul><li>Winner Stickers (From the Dollar Store) </li></ul><ul><li>Sun screen </li></ul><ul><li>Lip Balm </li></ul><ul><li>Health Food Snacks - fruit leather, nuts, raisins, prunes </li></ul><ul><li>Assorted Kid Toys </li></ul><ul><li>Other health promotion items - visors, sunglasses etc. </li></ul>Kirsti A. Dyer. 2008-9. Creative Commons Copyright. Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works .
  11. 11. Goals of We’re All Winners <ul><li>The main goal of the event is to create an environment in which each child gets to feel special, like a winner. </li></ul><ul><li>Each child goes home feeling and believing for at least one day that </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;I'm a Winner!&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>This is the message that we want children to internalize & believe about themselves. </li></ul>Kirsti A. Dyer. 2008-9. Creative Commons Copyright. Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works .
  12. 12. Feeling Like a Winner <ul><li>Each child gets to run a “race” course by themselves and break the ribbon at the finish line to experience &quot;winning.“ </li></ul><ul><li>There is no competition. </li></ul>Kirsti A. Dyer. 2008-9. Creative Commons Copyright. Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works . <ul><li>For at least one day, each child gets to be active, be in a group event and end feeling like a winner. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Experiencing We’re All Winners <ul><li>This non-race fitness and fun day event was designed so that each child has the chance to experience: </li></ul>Kirsti A. Dyer. 2008-9. Creative Commons Copyright. Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works . <ul><ul><li>The joy of participation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The elation of running--just for the fun of it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The excitement of feeling like a winner and winning a medal. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. A Winner At the Finish Line Kirsti A. Dyer. 2008-9. Creative Commons Copyright. Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works . One of My Winners crossing the finish line.
  15. 15. Parents’ Child is a Winner! <ul><li>Most of all, We're All Winners is a fun event that builds self-esteem at an early age. </li></ul><ul><li>Parents enjoy watching their children enthusiastically run the course and get the chance to experience the fact that </li></ul><ul><ul><li>My Child is a Winner . </li></ul></ul>Kirsti A. Dyer. 2008-9. Creative Commons Copyright. Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works .
  16. 16. A Low Cost Program <ul><li>The costs were for decorations & winners’ bags. Many were made or donated by parents. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>T-shirts with logo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Magnets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Custom “I’m a Winner” Pencil, Stickers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Balloons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ribbons for decorating and breaking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Winner Medals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Winners’ Bags with Healthy Treats </li></ul></ul>Kirsti A. Dyer. 2008-9. Creative Commons Copyright. Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works .
  17. 17. An Adaptable Program <ul><li>“We’re All Winners” is a fairly low-cost program can be easily adapted by other preschools or elementary schools to </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage children to be more active </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build self-esteem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop healthy eating habits </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It is a program where everyone can comes out feeling like a winner. </li></ul>Kirsti A. Dyer. 2008-9. Creative Commons Copyright. Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works .
  18. 18. More Information <ul><li>For more information about the “We’re All Winners” program contact Dr. Dyer at: </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Complete Presentation Slides: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/dyerk </li></ul>Kirsti A. Dyer. 2008. Creative Commons Copyright. Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works .

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