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Lesson 10

How Can I Be Healthy?


Lesson 10 reminds children of what it means to be healthy and the things that they can do every day to be healthy.

Learning Objectives

  1. Being healthy helps my body grow and be strong.
  2. To be healthy, I need to eat when I’m hungry, be active, and get good sleep.
  3. When picking foods, I need to choose foods from each food group.
  4. I can try new healthy foods.

This lesson includes:

  • Recommended book and materials list
  • Lesson overview:

    • Background information for teachers
    • Lesson objectives
    • Circle time discussion points and questions
    • Follow-up lesson questions
  • Circle time cards – 5 discussion picture cards with real-life images that will help teachers discuss key lesson objectives with students
  • Activity song (lyrics are sung to a popular tune) – If You’re Healthy and You Know it
  • Activity 1: Healthy Me Book

    • Individual Activity
    • Activity instructions, printable, and image sheets for activity
  • Activity 2: Food Model Sort

    • Group Activity
    • Activity instructions
  • Activity 3: Nap Time stretches

    • Individual/Group Activity
    • Activity Instructions
  • Activity 4: I Can Try New Foods

    • Group Activity
    • Activity Instructions
  • Movement Activity: Activity Wheel

    • Individual/Group Activity
    • Activity Instructions and printable
  • Movement Activity: Balloon Tennis

    • Group Activity
    • Activity Instructions
  • Family Take-Home Sheet
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