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.
Children will learn about the type of toothbrush to use for brushing teeth, how to recognize an old toothbrush, the best times for brushing their teeth, and whether it is okay to share a toothbrush. Children will receive instructions on how to brush their teeth and a demonstration of proper toothbrushing techniques, and, after that, the class will brush their teeth together.
The following activities will help your students learn about teeth and the mouth as well as gain insight into the importance of dental health.
This lesson helps young people understand the reasons that we bathe. The youth will take part in a demonstration that helps them visualize how germs are spread from person to person. Finally, they will practice proper hand-washing with soap.
Finn shows us how he gets ready for bed. He takes a bath, brushes his teeth, puts on his pajamas, reads a bedtime story with his mom and dad, and sometimes they sing a song. Teach kids that a bedtime routine will help them get a full night's sleep.
Sleep rejuvenates our body and helps clean out our brain. But what is sleep? This video short discusses the different stages of sleep, provides tips on how to get a better night's sleep, and what happens when you don't get enough sleep. This video can be played when teaching a lesson on healthy behaviors.
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.
What does the word healthy mean? What are some things we do to stay healthy? Teach language, vocabulary and listening comprehension with Celebrity Vocab clips from Sesame Street!
Dad starts the bedtime routine by giving Daniel his bubble bath. While the water is running, Daniel picks out which bath toys he wants to play with. Dad helps Daniel wash his body. Daniel imagines that he is on a boat and sings a song about bath time. Help kids understand that hygiene is essential in taking good care of their bodies.
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.