Tuesday, September 14

Stay Healthy, Be Healthy! Promoting Healthy Lifestyles Through Science and Art

     This 8-Week workshop offers participants fun opportunities to learn age-appropriate health concepts through hands-on scientific experiments, creative expression, and group discussions. The Be Healthy, Stay Healthy curriculum teaches students how to begin taking responsibility for their own health, and how to protect the health of those around them. By combining concepts from science and art, students are quickly engaged in the program and become active participants in the learning process.    

          Objectives of the workshop are: Health awareness and health-promoting behaviors such as handwashing, proper nutrition, dental care,stress management, and personal safety; group cohesivesness through hands-on scientific experiments;creative self-expression through topic-related theatre games and dramatic play, and healthy lifestyle changes that will positively influence family members, peers, and their communities.