Stronger hearts and sharper minds means students are set up for more success at school. That’s something we can all get behind!
Did you know that healthy habits today help reduce kids’ risk of heart disease and stroke later in life? That’s why it’s so important for students to practice the EASY healthy habits every day.
Between the ages of 6 and 12, kids develop eating habits that may carry into adulthood.
Kids who are active a minimum of 60 minutes daily are more likely to become healthy, active adults.
Children should spend most of their free time away from televisions and technology, being active to keep their heart and brain healthy.
Half your body (including your heart and brain) is made of water so make sure they drink enough to fuel it.
Last year, we started teaching EASY healthy habits in kick-off assemblies across Canada.
This year, we’re encouraging kids to count and share their daily healthy habit streak digitally.
Here’s how it works:
Check out these FREE HeartSmartTM Teachable Moments to help you bring healthy habits into your classroom!
Grades K-1 lesson plans:
Grades 2-3 lesson plans:
Grades 4-6 lesson plans:
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