Health Kindergarten

Elementary School / Health

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills necessary to make healthy choices with the overall goal of improving quality of life. The content should include, but not be limited to, the following:

– Core Concepts (health promotion, eating habits, following rules, body parts and hygiene)
– Accessing Information (friends, doctor, nurses, hospitals, clinics, basic first aid, rules, emergency drills, and reliable resources)
– Internal and External Influences (trusted adults and warning labels)
– Interpersonal Communication (verbal and non-verbal, following rules, trusted adults and refusal skills) Decision Making (positive or negative health enhancing influences, healthy options and safety practices) Self Management (safety and precautions)
– Advocacy (personal hygiene and following rules)