|Have you ever thought about why you
feel good or bad everyday? Taking care of yourself is really
important. Being healthy helps you feel better altogether.
Getting enough sleep, exercising, eating good food, brushing your
teeth, and being friends with the people around you make everyday
special for you. The following are links to websites that will
help you learn all about taking care of your body and your mind.
Remember, taking care of yourself is one of the best things you can do
to live until you are old!
||Come here to Nutrition
Explorations, and you will learn about how to eat healthy!
Look at other kid's reasons for staying nutritious, and have fun
playing games with Mungo the Monster that help you learn about
about nutrition as well as fun facts about staying healthy in other
ways! There are exercise tips, and recipes for healthy meals that
taste good as well. In the "Inner G", you are able to learn about
the inside of your body. There is also a Power Pack team you can
join and create a busy buddy of your own.
|At Body and Mind,
you can learn all about how to stay fit with a healthy body.
There are fun exercises, and ways to keep yourself happy, such as
maintaining good stress levels, exercise, eating healthy, balancing
your time, and keeping a journal.
teaches you about getting good sleep, and what sleeping means.
There are facts about sleep diseases, and dreams. Sleep is an
important part of staying well, and not getting enough sleep can be
very harmful to your body as well as your mind. Be sure to read
and learn as much as you can about it!
|Having helathy teeth is important to you because your
chompers could fall out and never come back! You need teeth to
talk and eat. At HealthyTeeth,
you can find out about cavities and how to prevent them, how smoking is
bad, trips to the dentist, and the way teeth look and what makes them
|This Soap and
Detergent website teaches you all about staying clean by washing
your hands and body. There are fun facts about germs, and
diseases. Soap and detergent are important in keeping you healthy
beacuse they get rid of all the bad bacteria.
||This website contains information about many things
that have to do with staying healhty, anywhere from acne to lyme
disease to drug abuse. It is one of my favorite sites so
far! Check out BrainPop!
|This site, KidsHealth, helps you
learn new things about your feelings, moods, nutrition, diseases and
sicknesses, and much more. With this one, I believe I saved one
of the best for last!
|This website on friendship
was created by four girls who are in elementary school, and it says
some important things about keeping your friendships good, so you can
have healthy relationships with your friends. This will take a
lot of stress off of you, and help you relax.
|ChemicalNine has created this website about Edgar,
who nobody likes,
and is very lonely. It will give you a sense of how it feels to
have no friends, and make you realize that it is importnat to be nice
to everyone, no matter how different they are from you.
Your Mission: What is a healthy daily routine?
After reading about all of the good things you can do for yourself to be healthy, you should be an expert on taking care of yourself! Imagine that one of your friends asks you what are some good things to do everyday to take good care of your body and mind. What are five things that you would tell them?
1. Go to all of the websites that are listed above, and write down things that you find that will help you feel better everyday.
(Example: treating your friends well)
2. After cruising the websites for awhile, you should come up with a list of many things you can to do to be healthier.
3. Put these things together to make five or six important ideas toward having a better daily routine.
4. Take each idea, and use the blank paper the teacher provides. Draw a five or six pictures to represent these ideas and write each idea down, to put together a packet that shows a healthy daily routine.
5. You must try to write these words down by yourself without help at first, and sound them out to work on your spelling, as well.
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