Explain the importance of using appropriate protective gear for self and others (e.g., helmets, goggles, sunscreen, seatbelts and other safety protocols in various modes of transportation including seat positioning).
Discuss and practice personal responsibility for hygiene.
Demonstrate decision-making skills to avoid unhealthy risk-taking behaviors (e.g., swimming alone, talking with strangers, taking medicines without adult supervision).
Model and practice ways to reduce stress (e.g., deep breathing, mindfulness).
Discuss appropriate and inappropriate uses of over the counter (OTC) and prescription medication.
Compare food choices based on nutritional value, recommended portion, and serving size.
Demonstrate appropriate refusal skills (e.g., clear “no” statement, walk away, repeat refusal).
Assess factors that contribute to achieving and maintaining a healthy body (e.g., food choices, physical activity).
Understand how overall health is affected by different levels of passive technology use (e.g., minimal, moderate, or excessive screen time, video games).