Celebrate New Jersey is taking an active interest in celebrating childhood wellness. In an effort to further promote this cause, we are pleased to provide a number of links to teaching tools and child friendly search engines to excite your students about health and wellness in and outside of your classroom. Enjoy!
Do you have effective teaching tools to share? Send us your favorites and we may include them for others to use!
Classroom Resources: CRUNCH Bunch Specific
Anatomy of a Good Friend: This worksheet works as a companion for the Uri bookmark. The example can be printed for each student or shown to the class on a projector.
CRUNCH Bunch Word Search Worksheets: The K-2 word search is smaller has a word bank while the 3-5 word search is larger and has no word bank. Either could be used in most age groups depending on class reading levels.
Time Management Exercise: This is an exercise for teachers to do with their class to start a discussion about time management and stress levels, especially with students who are heavily involved with extra-curricular activities.
Other Great Resources:
Teach Kids How: This website demonstrates how children of all ages can get started with research. It provides links to many interesting resources.
Kids Data: This website allows students to browse a wide array of topics in areas regarding health and wellness.
Fact Monster: This is a search engine that is geared towards kids. It allows students to type in a topic, and related articles geared towards younger children will show up.
EcoLiteracy: This site provides a variety of instructional tools to assist teachers as they plan and implement sustainable curriculum. There are fun activities to utilize as well.
Choose My Plate: This page offers 10 easy tips on how to shop smartly for fruits and vegetables.
PBS Health & Fitness: This page gives a variety of interactive activities students would love to participate in to learn about health and fitness.
CDC: Physical Activity: This site promotes physical activity and provides ideas on how to promote a healthy and physical lifestyle for everyone in the community.
BrainPop: BrainPop is an interactive game website that allows students to play games and learn at the same time.
BrainPop Spanish: If Spanish is the language of preference, BrainPop has an easy to use Spanish version for students.
In School Performance on Health and Nutrition: Austin the Unstoppable
by George Street Playhouse
The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.