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First Grade Health and Wellness Resources

Healthy Eating Habits

Subject: Health Education
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Video
In this animated video segment adapted from the Eagle Books series produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mr. Eagle and Miss Rabbit discuss healthy eating with Rain That Dances and his friends Thunder Cloud, Simon, and Little Hummingbird. The children hear how Mother Earth grows plants for eating and learn about the many different kinds of fruits and vegetables. They discuss what they like to eat, and Miss Rabbit encourages them to try more fruits and vegetables to grow healthy and strong. She explains how they can eat fruits and vegetables at mealtimes as well as for snack
Skill: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Georgia Standard: HE1.1
 
 
Subject: Health Education
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Video
This video demonstrates two of the most important habits we can teach children: covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze and washing your hands. In this video, a young girl demonstrates the correct procedure for performing these two simple tasks. It’s important to introduce preschool-age children to healthy habits and to reinforce these habits while they are young so that they become automatic.
Skills: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
Georgia Standards: HE1.1, HE1.7
 
 
Subject: Health Education
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Video
This video from KET demonstrates helpful tooth brushing tips, such as remembering to brush the back teeth and timing yourself to be sure that you brush long enough. It’s important to introduce preschool-age children to healthy habits and to reinforce these habits while they are young so that they become automatic.
Skills: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.
Georgia Standards: HE1.1, HE1.7
 
 
Subject: Health Education
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Interactive Puzzle
Learn about National Fire Prevention Week with this interactive puzzle.
Skills: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.
Georgia Standards: HE1.1, HE1.2
 
 
Subject: Physical Education
Source: Discovery Education (Login required. Reference your school’s directions for accessing from home.)
Resource Type: Video
UNICEF Kid Power ups get your kids moving, learning more, and saving lives with every dance they do. Kid Power Ups are short, interactive videos that get kids dancing and moving—the ideal brain break to help kids refocus.
Skill: Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of activities.
Georgia Standard: PE1.1
 
 
Subject: Physical Education
Source: Discovery Education (Login required. Reference your school’s directions for accessing from home.)
Resource Type: Song
Performs a reggae song that gives instructions on how students can do the stretchy band dance. The song encourages stretching and dancing
Skill: Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of activities.
Georgia Standard: PE1.1
 
 
Subject: Physical Education
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Video
This Kindergarten through 5th grade activity is based on the popular game show, Minute to Win It! Students form into groups of 4-5 and perform various exercises for one minute in order to gain points. Different exercises such as hopping on one foot and squat thrusts are worth different point values. As a bonus the last activity is worth double points. This lesson focuses on psychomotor, cognitive and affective skills
Skill: Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of activities.
Georgia Standard: PE1.1
 
 
Subject: Physical Education
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Video
In this interactive Kindergarten through 5th grade activity, the world of fitness and literacy unite! As the teacher reads the book “Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now” by Dr. Seuss, students listen carefully and safely jump up out of their chairs with their hands over their heads every time they hear the word “go.” This is a great lesson combining psychomotor, cognitive and affective skills. This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.
Skill: Participates regularly in physical activity.
Georgia Standard: PE1.3