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.
In this activity, students will track their sleeping habits so they can gain a better understanding of the importance of getting the proper amount of sleep. This activity also reinforces the connection between sleep and daily function. This is a printable activity.
These worksheets contain tips, ideas, and ways for families to work together to practice healthy eating habits at home each and every day. The sheets are printable and contain links to several videos on healthy eating.
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.
Daniel chooses one more thing to do before it's time for bed. Remind kids that after a long day of playing, they need to cooperate when it's time for bed.
In this video, students learn what allergies are and that there different kinds of allergies. Some kids are allergic to foods and others suffer from seasonal allergies resulting from pollen.
This is a free video resource from PBS LearningMedia. In this video, students learn the importance of sleep in staying healthy, happy, and focused on day-to-day activities.
This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.
This is a free classroom resource from PBS LearningMedia. Students watch a video to learn how to cut their sugar intake.