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Healthy Living

General Sites and Anti-Bullying

Adventures from the Book of Virtues - from PBS Kids

"Let's Talk about Bullying"  - interactive, role-playing activities from the point of view of the bully, bully partner, bystander, victim, or intervener   (from Family Service Canada)

Stop Bullying Now! - "Take a Stand. Lend a Hand." - from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

S-TEAM Heroes - "Join us and learn how to stop bullying." - from the Government of Alberta

Bullying.org - You are NOT alone!  It's NOT your fault! You CAN DO something about it!

Cyberbullying.org - "Always On? Always Aware!"

It's My Life - from PBS Kids - It's My Life deals with (you guessed it!) life and the stuff that we deal with every day. Whatever problem you're dealing with, believe it or not, other kids and teens have gone through the same thing. Here at It's My Life, you can read informative articles, share your stories, play games and activities, take quizzes and polls, watch video clips of other kids talking about their feelings and experiences, get advice from older kids and experts, and contribute your own comments and questions. It's My Life also features interviews with celebrities about stuff they had to go through when they were kids. It's My Life is organized across five topic "channels": Friends, Family, School, Body, and Emotions

Out on a Limb - A Guide to Getting Along - "This website is designed to help teach youth how to better manage conflicts and challenges they face on a daily basis. The activities on the Out on a Limb website are designed primarily for third graders, but can be used to entertain and educate youth from the second and fourth grades as well."

Values: Making Good Choices for Life This ThinkQuest student site focuses on values that most people believe to be particularly important in life. Some of these values include respect, responsibility, cooperation, honesty, and environmental awareness.

KidsHealth - Kids section

KidsHealth - Teen section

Healthy Eating

Click HERE for web-based activities for grades 3, 4 and 5

It's Up to You! - a Healthy Eating web site designed 7 to 9 year old - from the BBC

Bod Squad from TVOKids

Teach Nutrition: Kids' Corner - Play two interactive games; Digest Quest and Stretch Your Noodle

Nutrition Explorations - nutrition information and interactive activities (Learn about the food guide pyramid and feed the monster!)

A Children's Guide to Fruits, Vegetables, Berries and Nutrition          (Thank you to the 4-H member who recommended this site.)

MyPyramid Blast Off Game - reach Planet Power by fuelling a rocket with food and physical activity.

Cool Meals - with Food Facts, activities to print out, and a 'Virtual Body Lab'. "This intelligent machine will watch your diet, eat it and rate it! Check out how your diet is affecting your body by taking a spin in the Virtual Body Lab." (You have to register to use the Body Lab, but you do NOT have to enter an email address even though there is a place to do so.)

LifeBytes - Healthy Eating - designed for 11 to 14 year olds

Kids World - Nutrition - from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Nutrition Cafe "where nutrition education is fun!" 

Canada's Food Guide This site presents complete information about the Food Guide and how to use it.     (version franšaise)

Dole 5 A Day - Nutrition Education    This site is sponsored by Dole and their corporate logo is shown on all the pages. There is good information presented and the site is especially appealing to younger children.

Teachers!  Link to teaching ideas on this topic.

Growth and Development

Click HERE for a web-based activity for grade 4

Out on a Limb - A Guide to Getting Along - "This website is designed to help teach youth how to better manage conflicts and challenges they face on a daily basis. The activities on the Out on a Limb website are designed primarily for third graders, but can be used to entertain and educate youth from the second and fourth grades as well."

Personal Safety and Injury Prevention

Click HERE for a web-based activity for grade 3

Sparky the Fire Dog - official "spokesdog" of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Learn about Sparky, get fire safety tips, or find out about dalmatians and fire trucks.

Home Hazard Hunt - find the hazards in each room of a house

Peace Building Skills - bully behaviour

Substance Use and Abuse

Click HERE for web-based activities for grades 4 and 5

Bonko's Body Quiz - about the effects of tobacco and alcohol on the body  (from PBS)

Drugs in Sports - from BBC Education

D.E.A.L. (Drug Education and Awareness for Life)  The D.E.A.L. site is not simply about substance abuse. It is mostly about providing you with information and tools to make the best choices to succeed in life. - created by the R.C.M.P.   English & French

Mind Over Matter   This series is designed to encourage young people in grades five through nine to learn about the effects of drug abuse on the body and the brain. Mind Over Matter is produced by the U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health.

Lungs are For Life - from the Canadian Lung Association

The Surgeon General's Report for Kids about Smoking   SGR4KIDS, your online smoke-free magazine

Freevibe - a site for teens. The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy created this website as part of a national effort to prevent or reduce the use of drugs among young people.

Fundamental Movement Skills

Teachers!  Link to teaching ideas on this topic. 

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