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Lesson Plans & Resources

Here you’ll find a wealth of information to help support teachers and parents alike in educating children to lead healthy and active lifestyles.

Read on for some useful lesson plans, educational games and resources, interesting articles and links to other websites that may be of use.

Lesson Plans

We know how hard a teacher’s job is and we’re passionate about children learning to live healthy lifestyles early on. So, we want to help make your life a little easier by providing some ready-made lesson plans with resources that you can simply print out and use for your class to help teach about healthy living.

Educational Resources

We don’t have a web shop, but if you’d like to order any of the useful resources below, please download the order form and email it to info@a-life.co.uk

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Catch a Rainbow Every Day Poster

£10.00

Eat your colours every day to stay healthy and fit! 18" x 24"

Code: WA23554

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Nutrition Facts Toss-Up

£7.00

A fun-tastic way for students to learn nutrition facts. This 15" inflatable ball challenges players with 60 questions. Pass the ball amongst the class, pupils answer the questions on which their left thumb lands. Answer sheet included.

Code: WA22011

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Fruit & Veg Sparkle Stickers

£2.00

Stickers make great rewards and incentives. Each package contains 36 Veggie Friends & 32 Festive Fruit stickers.

Code: WA20470

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Snack Attack Poster Set

£16.00

Set of two laminated posters that encourage healthier snack options choices. 8½" x 24"

Code: A21444

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Fruit & Vegetable Wallpaper Border Set

£3.00

Decorate your classroom with these 12 colourful fruit borders. (2¼" x 39")

Code: WA20810

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Eat Breakfast Poster Set

£17.00

Set of two posters that explain the importance of breakfast. 8½" x 24"

Code: WA22606

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Fruit & Veg Posters

£3.00

A quick and Colourful reference. These cost effective, 17" x 22" food charts explain what a fruit or vegetable is. Each poster includes four reproducible activities on the back.

Code: WA22202

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Water a day poster

£9.00

Entertaining poster that reminds children to drink 8 glasses of water a day 18" x 24".

Code: WA23938

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Nutrition Picture Toss Up Ball

£5.00

This 15" diameter inflatable ball includes instructions for several different fun educational activities. Helps kids identify 35 foods they may not be familiar with and the benefits of these foods to our bodies.

Code: WA24179

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Dancing Heart Poster + reproducible Handout set

£27.50

Colourful 14" x 20" dancing heart poster stresses the importance of fruits & vegetables. Includes 3 reproducible handouts & recipes, the benefits of fruits & vegetables and tips for consuming more.

Code: WA22131

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Vegetables & Fruits Poster cards

£11.00

KS1-Children use 30 colourful cards (11" x 14") to identify common fruits and vegetables, recognize their names and learn the plants they come from.

Code: SB22993

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Fitness Dice

£12.00

Pair of 4" x 4" dice – One die has fitness and exercise directions and the other has numbers. Exercises include, toe touch, arm curls, jumping jacks, leg lifts and more.

Code: PE01241

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Nutricise CD - Ages 3-7

£10.00

A happy blend of active learning songs and nutritional information, at a level young children can understand. Cheerfully imparts the elements of a healthy diet including the importance of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.

Code: WA25963

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Good Morning Exercises CD - Ages 3-8

£10.00

Start the day a great way with clapping, skipping,stretching, and sit-ups! Exercises are short, simple, and fun. Songs include: Red, Red Robin; Zippity Doo Dah; Oh, What a Beautiful Morning; and more.

Code: SB15658

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Nutrition Chart

£5.00

This colourful named chart includes 35 re-usable stickers that help children get their 5 – a day from each rainbow food group. Also learning the names and colours of many fruits and vegetables.

Code: RFAC11

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Natural First Aid Remedies Chart

£5.00

Some really effective natural or traditional remedies for common everyday complaints. 7″ x 35″

Code: NFARC

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Natural Cleaning Solutions Chart

£5.00

Environmentally friendly approaches to cleaning – using less toxic and often much less packaged and expensive alternatives to commercial cleaning products. 7″ x 35″

Code: NCSC1

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Useful Links

Below are some websites and resources that we think might be useful:*
*at the time of linking the sites were useful and relevant but we are not linked to or responsible for any content on these sites.

Teachers

Change for Life – School Zone
https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/schools

Healthy Schools London
http://www.healthyschoolslondon.org.uk/

School Workshops listings, find A-life
http://www.schoolworkshops.com/a-life/a-life-2

A-life Workshops in schools, healthy eating in schools
http://www.workshopsinschools.co.uk/tag/health-and-fitness/

Improving PE and sport in the UK
http://www.youthsporttrust.org/

Children’s books
http://www.scholastic.com/

Alcohol and drugs awareness information
http://www.talktofrank.com/

Schools workshops listings
http://www.findschoolworkshops.co.uk/Primary/Healthy-Schools/Interactive-Health-Fitness-Workshops-l95.html

Teaching Ideas
http://www.teachingideas.co.uk

Kick London is a charity which coaches sports in schools across London, delivering PE lessons and after school clubs
http://www.kicklondon.org.uk/

Gymnastics activities for primary school aged children
http://www.northwoodgymnasticsclub.co.uk

Sports coaching for children aged 2-5 years old
http://www.winning-start.co.uk

Dance company for children based in Surbiton
http://www.dance-stars.com

Friendly affordable gym in Twyford
http://twyfordhealthclub.weebly.com/

Parents

After schools football coaching
http://www.pfoltd.co.uk

Heart foundation
http://www.bhf.org.uk/

National Health Service
http://www.nhs.uk

Change for Life
http://www.nhs.uk/change4life/Pages/change-for-life.aspx

Jamie Oliver’s National Campaign
http://www.jamieskitchengarden.org/

Housing Association
http://www.thrivehomes.org.uk

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