Preschool and Kindergarten / Health Education
“This series gives teachers the tools to help children begin to make informed
choices based on the hows and whys of a healthy lifestyle and leaves the
door wide open for partnerships with families and community members.”
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— Zanchetti Smith, MEd, Ohio Statewide Consultant for
Beverly the Early Intervention Grant: Bridging the Gap in Part C Early
Intervention Service Delivery
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“This comprehensive health curriculum provides all of the necessary tools for
building a strong foundation of health awareness for young learners. The variety
of multisensory activities suggested in this curriculum sets the stage for learners
of all ability levels to grow in self-awareness.”
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ng The curriculum includes
• Overviews of the six social and emotional well-being topics
• Suggested interest area materials and supports for creating the
learning environment
• Learning objectives and vocabulary words to introduce and use
• Suggestions for evaluating children’s understanding of each topic
• More than 30 hands-on classroom activities
• Family information and take-home activities
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Young children are better able to cope with their ever-changing world,
overcome obstacles, and grow into emotionally healthy adults if they are
provided opportunities to build their self-awareness and confidence. Use
this Social and Emotional Well-Being curriculum to help children appreciate
themselves and others, explore relationships, and develop coping
mechanisms for dealing with change and difficult events in their lives as
they learn about self-esteem, emotions and feelings, family, friends, and
changes in life.

ing, Help children develop a sense
of self-worth
and confidence
This book is part of the Growing,
Growing Strong series, a whole-
health curriculum for children
age three through kindergarten.

Together, the books provide a
complete set of activities and
resources to help you support
children’s growth and wellness.

About the Authors
Dr. Connie Jo Smith,
Dr. Charlotte M. Hendricks,
and Dr. Becky S. Bennett
are experienced and passionate
leaders in the career management,
early childhood, and health
education fields.

— Beth Schaeffer, preschool consultant,
Warren County Public Schools in Bowling Green, Kentucky
978-1-60554-243-0 $14.95 COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL