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Kindergarten Health and Wellness Resources

 

Subject: Health Education
Source: Georgia Public Broadcasting
Resource Type: Video: Animated Segment
In this animated video segment adapted from the Eagle Books series produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Rain That Dances and his friends learn about snacks. Mr. Eagle and Miss Rabbit explain that healthy snacks should not contain a lot of sugar and that all snacks should be eaten in small amounts. They explore some snacks that could be eaten every day, such as apple slices, carrots, cherries, and water. Coyote tries to entice them with less healthy snacks, such as cookies, soda pop, and potato chips. These snacks are “sometimes” foods, meaning that they are okay only if eaten once in a while.
Skill: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Georgia Standard: HEK.1
 
 
Subject: Health Education
Source: Georgia Public Broadcasting
Resource Type: Video
We all have to follow the rules. This fun, animated poem follows students as they board the bus and head to school, following all of the rules along the way.
Skill: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Georgia Standard: HEK.1
 
 
Subject: Health Education
Source: Georgia Public Broadcasting
Resource Type: Video / Song
Abby sings about her excitement trying broccoli for the first time! She learned the importance of trying new foods by taking small bites before deciding she does or doesn't like them. This resource focuses on nutrition and healthy eating.
Skill: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.
Georgia Standard: HEK.1
 
 
Subject: Health Education
Source: Georgia Public Broadcasting
Resource Type: Video Collection
Learn why nutrition and movement are important for maintaining a healthy body.
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: HEK.1, HEK.7
 
 
Subject: Physical Education
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Lesson Plan
In this lesson using commonly known animals such as a fox, dog and an inchworm, students enjoy learning about the movements of various animals. The teacher demonstrates how to move and be like that animal using various exercises and students follow along. Students are able to showcase their psychomotor skills in this lesson.
Skill: Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of activities.
Georgia Standard: PEK.1
 
 
Subject: Physical Education
Source: Georgia Public Broadcasting
Resource Type: Video
3 Easy Dance Moves You don't need a rocket, track or garden to do the Moonwalk, Running Man and Cabbage Patch dance moves. You just need socks, energy and a little guidance from Mya, the Full-Time Kid!
Skills: Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of activities.
Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.
Georgia Standards: PEK.1, PEK.2
 
 
Subject: Physical Education
Source: PBS Learning Media
Resource Type: Video
In this Kindergarten through 2nd grade video, students listen carefully as their teacher reads the story “The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything” by Linda Williams. Students listen for key verbs such as clomp and wiggle throughout the story and as they hear them, they will perform a specific physical movement such as stomping their feet or wiggling their fingers. This is great for focusing on psychomotor and cognitive skills
Skills: Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of activities.
Demonstrates understanding of movement concepts, principles, strategies, and tactics as they apply to the learning and performance of physical activities.
Georgia Standards: PEK.1, PEK.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.
Skills: Demonstrates competency in motor skills and movement patterns needed to perform a variety of activities.
Participates regularly in physical activity.
Georgia Standards: PEK.1, PEK.3