Health Education Resources
Google folder for Health and PE K-12 resources. Borrow and share ideas from the field.
We know that kids (and adults) learn better when our bodies get movement, and it is also an amazing way to control state/mood. If kids have ear buds and an i-pod or smartphone they can pop them in and go for a walk, listening to the podcast. The lesson plan offers reflection questions and learning extensions. After going to the website, if you scroll down, there are about 15 Science Careers podcasts with free, simple lesson plans. Also parents can sign up to get 26 more free podcasts covering different subjects.
It includes ideas from nutrition to relaxation techniques, yoga, etc...
Includes “Active Home Physical Education Activities for Kids and Families”, and “Online Professional Learning in the Teacher Learning School.”
Teacher PD with SCECHs. Topic around compassion fatigue (secondary trauma and chronic stress, and how to build resilience in ourselves.
Fostering health behaviors through Hip Hop music.
Mix some service-learning in with your PE! :-) Build resilience and keep kids moving!
Physical Activity and Nutritional Resources
The Mind & Body calendars are a great resource to share through a link in a newsletter or e-mail out to parents. The calendars encourage students to stay physically active while working on aspects of mental wellness, too.
- Secondary, April ENG
- Secondary, April Spanish
- Elementary, April ENG
- Elementary, April Spanish
- Year Long Calendar
GoNoodle® gets kids up and moving to fun, engaging content and games. Every dance party, yoga session, mindfulness activity, and game session is an opportunity for kids to wake up their bodies, engage their minds, and be their best.
Use these online games, printable activity sheets, videos, and songs to reinforce healthy habits at home.
This site has many resources including videos, worksheets, and games on how the body works (including the immune system), puberty and growing up, staying healthy, staying safe, recipes and cooking, relaxing and unwinding, feelings and more!
The secondary activities in this packet do not require internet and include physical education and health education that are designed to be done over the course of a week.
The Daily Big 3 are things to take care of physical and mental wellness for secondary students. This activity asks secondary students to work on a skill that helps with mental or emotional wellness, complete a physical activity, and reflect. This can be done weekly.
These Family Resource Sheets from the Michigan Model for Health™ are closely related to current topics such as handwashing, preventing the spread of germs, managing strong feelings and more. These can be shared with families via email or social media sites.
If kids have ear buds and an i-pod or smartphone they can pop them in and go for a walk, listening to the podcast. The lesson plan offers reflection questions and learning extensions. After going to the website, if you scroll down, there are about 15 Science Careers podcasts for free, with simple lesson plans. Also parents can sign up to get 26 more free podcasts covering different subjects.
Nutrition and PA resources for at home use.
Active Kids Do Better equips teachers and parents with tools to get primary school children moving through play. It features a suite of free resources, for use in the classroom and at home - including videos, activity cards, games and teacher materials.
K-2nd, 3rd-5th, EduMotion is offering SEL Journeys Learn@Home lessons, geared to K-5 students. Each lesson explores an SEL theme and then guides students on a global dance journey. The lessons are designed for students to experience on their own, or they can invite family members to learn and move along with them.
Playworks has for over 24 years focused on bringing games and activities to schools, while creating a safe and healthy recess for students. They are now, more than ever, committed to responding to the need for continued healthy activities at home through several resources they are offering. Facebook Live Recess 3x Daily; Monday - Friday Play At Home Playbook - Game ideas and instructions for at home play Play At Home Web Page - With links, videos, and other playful resources
They've created and collected resources to help parents and educators keep kids active and healthy while schools are closed or doing online learning. Resources will be added continually, so check back often.
Fun, free activities for parents to keep children happy, healthy and focused. For children ages 4-11 and features new activities every day.
SEL resources on COVID-19 for educators, parents and caregivers
SEL Development Tool for educators/parents. Can be broken down into specific topics and age groups.
SEL and Self-Care Resources for Educators, Schools and Parents
SEL through Mindfulness. Live free videos that teach coping skills, calmness, and connection. Tools for breathing and how the mind works. For educators, parents, and children
Activities that teach coping skills that families can do together to increase healthy and safe conversations and feelings around the current state we are in right now. This will include printable handouts and links to free mindfulness activities, This will be updated with a new online folder each week that can be accessed by clicking on the link.
Tips for supporting student wellness during COVID-19, including talking points, tips for parents, and coping activities.
Mindfulness for kids ages 5+