Content tagged with: lesson plans

5 Ways to Make this School Year a Safe One

You’re in the midst of returning to school, adjusting to new schedules, learning new names and faces, and gearing up to make an impact. You’re prepared…you’ve got this! But when it comes to school and student safety, you can never be too prepared.

Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Food Cards

This colorful set of cards depicting real food will become a favorite in your classroom. Designed to go with the Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Teacher’s Guide, these cards complement activities in the guide, but can also be used in other lesson plans and by your students to create nutrition-related games. We bet you can… Read more »

Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Poster

This colorful, educational poster will brighten up any classroom or space in your school or building! Designed to go with the Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Teacher’s Guide, this poster will help reinforce concepts and inspire healthy choices year-round. For a bit of healthy inspiration at home, consider hanging this engaging and colorful poster in the… Read more »

Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Grades K-3 Teacher’s Guide

Download this engaging resource to help your students apply nutrition, physical activity, and healthy lifestyle concepts to their lives! Designed for Grades K-3 and divided into three categories: THINK, EAT, and MOVE Healthy, the Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives® instructional guide provides step-by-step directions to carry out these easy-to-use lessons in your classroom. Each activity… Read more »

Rx for Understanding: Be Smart About Prescription Drugs (Grades 5-8)

Easy to use, standards-based, cross-curricular lesson plans for grades 5-8 Prescription drug abuse is “the Nation’s fastest growing drug problem,” according to the Office of National Drug Control Policy. In fact, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has classified prescription drug abuse as an epidemic. This problem of prescription drug misuse and abuse is particularly… Read more »

Rx for Understanding: Preventing Prescription Drug Abuse (Grades 9-12)

Easy to use, standards-based, cross-curricular lesson plans for grades 9-12 Prescription drug abuse is “the Nation’s fastest growing drug problem,” according to the Office of National Drug Control Policy. In fact, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has classified prescription drug abuse as an epidemic. This problem of prescription drug misuse and abuse is particularly… Read more »

Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Grades 3 – 6 Teacher’s Guide

Download this engaging resource to help your students apply nutrition, physical activity, and healthy lifestyle concepts to their lives! Designed for Grades 3 – 6 and divided into three categories: THINK, EAT, and MOVE Healthy, the Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives® instructional guide provides step-by-step directions to carry out these easy-to-use lessons in your classroom…. Read more »

Hitting Pay Dirt – Gardening at School Benefits All

Gardening has so many benefits at school!

“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.” – Alfred Austin, poet Gardening can be such a wonderful experience – both at home, and at school!