Topic: Well-Being
Grade: K-3
Type of Resource: Activity, Chart, Lesson Plan, Website
This lesson plan introduces students to normal and healthy differences between people. Family modelling of diet and exercise can influence children's notions that being fat is bad and that it is okay to be dissatisfied with your body. Children begin to associate being overweight with negative connotations. Self esteem is significantly based on the opinions of others as weight and appearance can dictate who children want to have as friends. Learning that everyone is different and it is okay to be different needs to be a primary focus.
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Lorayne Robertson