Healthy Classrooms, Healthy Schools

Healthy Classrooms, Healthy Schools

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Making Schools Healthier

Healthy Classrooms, Healthy Schools helps teachers transform first their classroom and, ultimately, their school into environments promoting healthy eating and physical activity. Healthy Classrooms, Healthy Schools includes two sets of supplemental lessons—one for grades K–2 and one for grades 3–5. These can be ordered individually or as a set.

Healthy Classrooms, Healthy Schools can also be ordered with companion books with nutrition and physical activity themes tailored to individual grades, K–5.

When incorporated as part of the PE-Nut model, Healthy Classrooms, Healthy Schools lessons are one part of a larger intervention. PE-Nut (Physical Education and Nutrition working together) is a nutrition and physical education program using a whole-school approach to motivate students, parents and educators to be physically active and eat healthier. PE-Nut is designed to improve health behaviors in a school environment by presenting simple, consistent nutrition and physical activity messages using multiple approaches.

Healthy Classrooms, Healthy Schools touches on all areas defined by the Centers for Disease Control as part of a Coordinated School Health program.

To view the Michigan GLCEs covered by each of the HCHS activities, select a grade-level chart below:

HCHS GLCE Chart for Kindergarten (PDF)

HCHS GLCE Chart for First Grade (PDF)

HCHS GLCE Chart for Second Grade (PDF)

HCHS GLCE Chart for Third Grade (PDF)

HCHS GLCE Chart for Fourth Grade (PDF)

HCHS GLCE Chart for Fifth Grade (PDF)

For pricing and order information, please email resources@michiganfitness.org

 

Children playing outside under the cloudsGrades K–2

Healthy Classrooms, Healthy Schools for Kindergarten through second grade includes eight lessons incorporating 27 activities. Teachers can introduce and reinforce healthy messages using lessons such as Fill Your Plate with Colors and Super Snacks and Healthy Parties. The materials also include the resource Ensuring Success with Healthy Classrooms, Healthy Schools to give teachers additional support when implementing the lessons and activities.

Also offered are companion books with nutrition and physical activity themes tailored for each grade. There are three books for each grade level—kindergarten, first grade and second grade—available. Titles include Dim Sum for Everyone, From Head to Toe, and The Little Mouse, Strawberry, Bear for Kindergarten; The Beastly Feast, Germs are not for Sharing, and Animal Boogie for first grade; and Evening Meals Around the World, Come Out and Play, and A Taste of the Mexican Market for second grade.

To view the Michigan GLCEs covered by each of the HCHS activities, select a grade-level chart below:

HCHS GLCE Chart for Kindergarten (PDF)

HCHS GLCE Chart for First Grade (PDF)

HCHS GLCE Chart for Second Grade (PDF)

For pricing and order information, please email resources@michiganfitness.org

 

Little girl holding vegetables

Grades 3–5

Healthy Classrooms, Healthy Schools for third grade through fifth grade includes ten lessons incorporating 32 activities. Teachers can introduce and reinforce healthy messages with such activities as I Spy a Healthy Classroom and Colorful Fruits and Vibrant Veggies.

The materials also include the resource Ensuring Success with Healthy Classrooms, Healthy Schools to give teachers additional support when implementing the lessons and activities.

Also offered are companion books with nutrition and physical activity themes tailored for each grade. There are three books for each grade level—third, fourth and fifth grade—available. Titles include Everybody Cooks Rice, Food, and Bug Dance for third grade; Magda's Tortillas, The Busy Body Book, and A Bad Case of the Stripes for fourth grade; and Kids Around the World Cook, Burp, and Hoops for fifth grade.

To view the Michigan GLCEs covered by each of the HCHS activities, select a grade-level chart below:

HCHS GLCE Chart for Third Grade (PDF)

HCHS GLCE Chart for Fourth Grade (PDF)

HCHS GLCE Chart for Fifth Grade (PDF)

For pricing and order information, please email resources@michiganfitness.org