The stress busting strategies infographic provides some examples of activities that can help reduce feelings of stress and anxiety. After reviewing the infographic, use the resource for planning and activity sheet to run a stress busting activity with your class.
Sedentary Behaviour: Why it's important to keep moving!
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Review the Sedentary Behaviour Infographic with your students to learn more about sedentary behaviour, how inactivity impacts our health and wellbeing, and what levels of activity are recommended for optimal health. After reviewing the infographic, use the Lesson Outline to plan an activity log exercise for your students.
BoosterBuddy is your friendly sidekick to help you manage your personal wellness journey. The app will take you through a series of daily quests where you can earn achievements and sustain positive habits.
Staff well-being is an essential antecedent to student well-being. It is important that schools and districts take steps to reflect on their structures and practices to find ways that they can be more supportive of staff well-being.
Now that schools are back in session there has been an increased interest in social distancing games. This video shows you 4 games you can plan with your students that promote physical literacy skills, physical activity, quick thinking and even math.
First Nations Health Authority has created this Health & Wellness Daily Organizer that helps in supporting you to create SMART goals around four wellness streams: Be Active, Eat Healthy, Nurture Spirit, and Respect Tobacco.
Sport for Life created this video series to support parents and caregivers in developing physical literacy at home.Each video demonstrates an activity to build different fundamental movement skills, such as balance, throw, kick, and hop.
Project Chef’s recipe page is a treasure trove of over 70 free food-literacy resources including kid-approved recipes.Making wholesome, nutritious meals empower children with the knowledge and skills necessary to make healthy food choices so that they may lead healthy lives.
This site provides resources that help youth, educators, and parents understand cyberbullying. The laws on cyberbullying, its effects, and how to respond to and prevent its incidence are also addressed.
Wellness Together Canada has put together a free online portal where you can find wellness self-assessment and tracking, self-guided courses, apps, group coaching and community support as well as counselling by text or phone.
This Fun Friday with DASH will transform your kitchen, dining room and living room into an obstacle course for your kids. If you are stuck indoors, everyday items such as painters’ tape, chairs, blankets, stools, an ottoman and many toys can be used to create a fun obstacle course that will keep your kids moving.
Learn about a study that explored the effects of nature on high school students’ moods, and then re-create the study yourself! This is a great way to help students make the connection between their actions and feelings.
The LAMPE research project provides thoughts on how educators can make PHE at home meaningful for students, so that they might engage with movement in their homes and communities and return to school looking forward to PHE class.
This cookbook not only provides easy and affordable receipts to make with your child, but also printable information on kitchen safety, healthy eating practices, planning meals together, and a list of fun and creative books for you to read with your child around food.
Looking for a fun way to grow food with children? Disconnect from tech, reconnect with nature, and spring into the growing season with DASH’s pocket plant video. This activity is suitable for all ages.
This printable and adaptable lesson plan connects students with family food traditions. Those who have access to technology, parent support, and cooking supplies, may learn to cook and enjoy a favourite family food together.
The Food Guide Digital Scavenger Hunt is a ready-to-print activity that encourages students to critically assess media headlines and consider whether they accurately reflect Canada’s dietary guidelines.