Health, Safety, And Nutrition Activities A To Z by Joanne MatricardiHealth, Safety, And Nutrition Activities A To Z by Joanne Matricardi

Health, Safety, And Nutrition Activities A To Z

byJoanne Matricardi, Jeanne McLarty

Paperback | April 3, 2007

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Health, Safety, and Nutrition Activities A to Z presents a detailed lesson plan format of open-ended activities. Users will enjoy the activities as they explore different options to live a healthy, safe, and nutritious life. The activities are easy-to-understand and follow. Each section will assist users in finding activities for a theme based curriculum, to incorporate a letter of the week, or provide a spur of the moment filler activity.
Joanne Matricardi is an early childhood instructor and preschool director with a B.A. in psychology and social work, an M.Ed. in early childhood education and an Ed.S. in curriculum and instruction. She has 25 years¿ experience teaching young children. She has been recognized as 2000 Teacher of the Year at Maxwell High School and as pa...
Title:Health, Safety, And Nutrition Activities A To ZFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:160 pages, 10.7 × 8.4 × 0.8 inShipping dimensions:10.7 × 8.4 × 0.8 inPublished:April 3, 2007Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:141804850X

ISBN - 13:9781418048501


Table of Contents

PrefaceHelpful HintsSuppliesParent LetterSection AAir Quality (Science)Apples, Apricots, and Artichokes (Math)Avoid Accidents (Group Time)Section BBackseat Baby (Dramatic Play)Banana - the Perfect Food (Group Time)Blindness (Dramatic Play)Blood Pressure (Dramatic play)Section CClass Cookbook (Parent Involvement and Art)Cover Your Cough (Manipulatives)Crossing the Street (Blocks)Section DDental Bags (Group Time)Diet Detection (Parent Involvement and Math)Dogs Can Be Strangers Too (Group Time)Section EEmergency Exits (Group Time)Exercise Video (Large Motor)Extreme Eggs (Cooking)Section FFinger Prints (Manipulatives)First Aid (Dramatic Play)Floss Your Teeth (Art)Food Match (Math)Section GGalloping Game (Large Motor)Grand Grub (Cooking)Growing Germs (Science)Section HHair Care (Dramatic Play)Heartbeat (Group Time)Helmet Match( Math)Hero Sandwich (Cooking)Section IIdentification (Language Arts)Immediate Care for Illness (Dramatic Play)Indian Bread (Cooking)Isometric Exercises (Large Motor)Section JJeopardy (Language Arts)Jogging (Outdoors)Junk Food Jingle (Group Time)Section KKettle of Kidney Beans and Kale (Cooking)Knee Bends (Large Motor)Knife Handling (Snack)Section LLaughter Limerick (Group Time)Leap Frog (Outdoors)Leeks (Cooking)Life Jackets (Dramatic Play)Section MMassage (Group Time)Measles (Pre-writing)Melon Salad (Cooking) Section NNine-One-One (Dramatic Play)Noise Affects Health (Group Time)Nutritious Nest (Cooking)Section OOatmeal (Cooking)Optometrist (Dramatic Play)Oxygen (Science)Section PPharmacist (Dramatic Play)Protein (Math)Pulse (Group Time) Pyramid Puzzle (Manipulatives)Section QQuarantine (Dramatic Play)Quick Snacks (Cooking)Section RRaisins (Math)Reading Road Signs (Language Arts)Red Light, Green Light (Outdoors) Rest and Relaxation (Group Time)Section SSack Lunch (Manipulatives)Seatbelt Safety (Science)Stop, Drop, and Roll (Dramatic Play)Sunscreen and Skin Care (Group Time)Section TTaste (Science)Telephone Numbers (Math)Time for Tea Testing (Science)Section VVegetable Soup (Cooking)Vitamin Store (Dramatic Play)Vocal Cords (Group Time)Section WWashing Hands (Group Time)Water Safety Dramatic Play)Whole Wheat Muffins (Cooking)Section XX-Rays (Dramatic Play)Section YYellow Jacket Safety (Group Time)Yoga (Large Motor)Yogurt Tasting (Snack)Section ZZinc Ointment (Science)Zucchini (Cooking)ReferencesAppendixCurriculum Index*Index

Editorial Reviews

"I like the concept of offering open-ended projects that apply to teaching the alphabet. This is an excellent outline and offering it in a lesson plan format is a great idea. This would be an excellent tool for new teachers as well as veterans needing a fresh approach." - Heather Fay, ChildTime Childrenas Centers, Akron, OH