We’re sure you’re seeing a lot of students dealing with feelings of anxiousness and worry, and it may be difficult to know how to help, especially if you’re trying to cope with your own worries.
With the anxiety worksheets below, you can assist your students by helping them identify the source of their anxiety and with coping strategies that can be used to deal with those feelings.
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 provides a “fountain” of facts about drinking water. Did you know your age determines how much water you should drink? Let’s find out!
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!
Daniel and Miss Elaina try new food -- with mixed results! Help kids understand that being able to try new food is an important skill to learn.
Practice bringing mindfulness into your life by participating in our short, guided mindfulness exercise. This video is from Kindness in the Classroom, is designed to give educators insight into the positive impacts of teaching mindfulness in a classroom setting. This helps students have empathy toward their peers and problem-solve with respect and kindness. This video is more of a training video to show teachers how to teach students guided mindfulness exercises that impact personal health.
Center for Healthy Minds well-being expert Chad McGehee leads children through a brief breathing practice that can be used to foster attention and calm. To do the activity, students open and close their hands as they focus on “catching the end of their breath." This video can be played during a lesson on healthy behaviors.
Mr. Eagle is sad because he no longer sees children playing and because they spend too much time sitting. He tells the boys how many people are now sick with diabetes and explains that there are ways to prevent the disease. Together, they discuss fun ways to move their bodies and become healthier.
In this episode of Happy Healthy Kids, Miss Kelsey explains how brushing keeps us smiling. Do you know how long you should brush and how often? Let’s find out!
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 plays Musical Hula Hoops with a group of friends. The only way to stay in the game is to listen closely to the music so that when it stops, you won’t be stranded without a hula hoop!
This video teaches exercise and healthy habits as a young girl takes a yoga class for children. The class demonstrates a few yoga moves and talks about why hydration is important during exercise. This video can be played during a lesson on personal health.
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!
This video from KET shows a young man hopping, skipping, and moving his body in different ways while he counts to 10. This is a great way to show young children that it doesn’t matter what they do as long as they just keep moving. Being active is vital for a healthy lifestyle, so it is important to show children that there is a way to be active in everything they do, including learning.
Students learn that food and physical activity affect how we feel. Healthy choices help us to feel good and to perform at our best! This one-minute video shows how unhealthy eating can make us feel sluggish and tired.
No one wants to get sick! It's no fun. Be a good helper and remember to wash your hands often! This short video can be used to remind learners of all ages the correct way to wash their hands to prevent the spread of disease.
In this classroom resource from PBS LearningMedia, students watch a video about getting and keeping fit in a non-judgemental way. When Arthur doesn't fit into his costume for the play, he's shocked to learn that he's become "husky-sized." Now he's serious about getting in shape. Will he turn to an all-protein diet? Eat only herbs and berries? Or will he try something really radical... like exercise?! This is a free resource. This resource also includes links to additional activities to use with the video.
This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.