Go! Be Safe!

The information below may be used as a lesson plan to educate your child(ren). This program is designed for younger children. The purpose of this information is to educate and instill habits that lead to increased physical activity levels and teach valuable nutritional lessons that your child can use throughout their lives.

 

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Exercise and nutrition can keep our bodies healthy. However, there are other ways to keep our bodies healthy. Sometimes there are things we need to be cautious about, such as the sun and avoiding smoking. Let’s first talk about sun safety.

SUN SAFETY

What do you know about the Sun? What are some helpful things the sun does?

  • Keeps us warm.

  • Helps plants grow.

  • Makes vitamin D.

  • Kills germs.

  • Makes us feel good.

  • Gives us light.

So would you like to hear a silly Knock-Knock joke?

KNOCK, KNOCK
Who’s there?
ANITA
Anita who?
I "nita" another bottle of sunscreen!
 

SMOKING

Smoking is the #1 cause of preventable death in the United States.

  • Smoking cigarettes or using smokeless tobacco (also called dip, snuff or chew) is one of the worst things you can do to your body.

  • Smoking damages nearly every organ in the body, including your heart, and causes heart disease and cancer.

  • Chewing tobacco may lead to cancer of the mouth and to an addiction because of the nicotine that is absorbed through the mouth's lining.

  • Cigarette smoking by pregnant women may cause harm to the baby (fetus).