This lesson plan gives detailed information on the ten things that are the most important habits for students health. Information on why each habit is important is given, along with 3 fun activities and coloring pages. Clip art, printables, answer key, no prep needed.
Included in this lesson is:
The health benefit of each habit
Habit 1: The importance of eating a variety of fruits and vegetables
Habit 2: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and why
Habit 3: Why students need to exercise every day- the health benefits
Habit 4: Ditch junk/fast food and how these foods negatively affect your health
Habit 5: The positive outcomes of reading every day
Habit 6: Drink water-not soda; why water is essential to your health- why sugar is bad for your health
Habit 7: Guidelines for eating a healthy, balanced diet. Encourages thinking about what goes on our plates, and in our cups. "Choose my Plate" information from USDA
Habit 8: Get enough sleep; information on how children must have enough sleep to grow, develop, and function at their best.
Habit 9: Spend time with friends ; why friendships are very important to the healthy development of school-aged children.
Habit 10: Stay positive; how learning to have a positive attitude helps students now and throughout life
1) "Circle the wrong word in each sentence about “Healthy Habits”
2) Art activity- "Draw a picture of your favorite healthy habit"
3) Write about a healthy habit you did NOT know about- what do you think of this habit?
3 coloring pages
Store: Health is Elementary