Experiments and observations teach children about their hearts.
We present this lesson on the same day the FDA has approved a fat substitute for cooking. Now millions of people across the country will increase their fried and junk food intake, only realizing later that all those extra fat-free calories will still get converted to extra pounds. Get your kids into shape by having them walk, and chart how far they’ve gone.
Extend physical education to include regular exercise in the home, and present proper sleeping, eating and exercise habits as part of a larger picture of personal well-being.
A continuation of the list from our Field Day Activities article.
It’s everyone’s favorite time of year! Just a few short weeks of school remain for many, and having a Field Day is a way to pass the time faster and have the kids burn off some extra energy. By request, we have compiled a list of ideas that come from our wonderful readers and contributors.
This nutrition lesson is prompted from our reading of “How to Teach Nutrition to Kids” by Connie Liakos Evers, MS, RD. This easy-to-read book is packed with information and activities that, although targeted to educate 6-10 year olds, can be appropriate for all ages.
We saw this done with a taut cable tied between two trees about a half meter off the ground…
Students must work as a unit, wanting everyone in the group to succeed, to successfully complete the project using critical thinking with a physical activity.
T2T Contributors share several “hands on” experiments that show your students just how easy it is to spread bacteria or disease from one person to the next.