Most kids should get between 10 to 11 hours of sleep each night. Why so much? Sleep gives the body a chance to rest, repair itself, and prepare for the next day. The following activities will help your students learn why sleep is important for a healthy body and mind.
This website lists a series of videos teachers could use to help students learn calming techniques. By using these videos, students will improve their mindfulness, focus, attention, and irritability. These techniques are healthy practices and behaviors to maintain and improve personal health.
In this episode of Happy Healthy Kids, Miss Kelsey highlights how to count down to keep calm. Learn how to “count the moments” and keep your breathing steady with clips from Ready, Jet, Go and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood.
In this episode of Happy Healthy Kids, Miss Kelsey leads everyone outside to smell the fresh air! Let’s run and play one hour every day in our beautiful world!
Help show kids that rest is best when you're sick, with Daniel Tiger. Everyone gets sick sometimes, including Daniel and his friends. There are people who take care of you when you're sick, and soon you get better. This video can be played when teaching a lesson on healthy behaviors.
Uncle Sam is asking you to do your part to fight ICK! Where ever ick may be. In this feature Uncle Sam, of the Federal Bureau of Ick, declares hand washing a civic duty in order to eradicate ick, including germs and viruses.
The Healthy Habits for Life Child Care Resource Kit gives child care providers the tools they need to teach children about eating right and being physically active so that they can establish healthy habits for life.
Playing outside makes kids happier, healthier and stronger! In this segment, Abby Brown joins a local school for recess, where they play outside, learn new games, spend time with friends, and get a brain break!
Elementary-aged students learn to take responsibility for their own hygiene and self-care behaviors. Images of astronauts and space travel are ideal to engage the young learner in personal health content. This teaching technique is compatible with the National Health Education Standards One and Three. There are three lesson objectives. Students will: 1) Understand that germs spread infections, illness, and disease; 2) Identify practices that promote health and prevent disease; 3) Demonstrate good personal health habits including hand washing before eating and brushing teeth.
This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.
In this classroom resource from PBS LearningMedia, students play an interactive game about "asthma triggers" from the Arthur Family Health Collection. This is a free resource. Students identify "asthma triggers" that Buster should avoid and consider ways to avoid these triggers. Additional asthma-related resources are included in the Arthur Family Health Collection titled "Buster's Breathless".