June

June’s Theme is: Personal Safety & Injury Prevention

Teaching students to recognize, assess and manage risk prepares them to make safe and informed decisions, from the playground to the internet.

Programs

Swim to Survive. School grant program for grade 3. Teaches deep water survival skills. lifesavingsociety.com

Resources

Concussions. Information for educators and coaches on concussion safety and management: videos, infographics, safety guidelines, policies and tools. ontario.ca/concussions

ConnectED & CyberCops. Interactive lesson plans on the internet safety and bullying for grades 4-8. Click ”Lesson Plans” at teachingtools.ophea.net.

Fire Prevention Canada. Fact sheets and resources. fiprecan.ca

Ministry of Transportation. Bicycle, pedestrian, car and school bus safety. www.mto.gov.on.ca/english/safety

Rabies Colouring Book. Activities on wildlife safety and rabies prevention (grades 2-3). Download from the “Curriculum Resources” section at wdgpublichealth.ca/schools

Safety with Radar the Dog. Activity books about indoor and outdoor safety (grades 1-3). Search Safety with Radar at canada.ca

SunSense. School program with tools to educate students about sun safety practices, enhance shade at school, and develop sun safety policies. Search “SunSense” at cancer.ca

Public Library Resources

GlitterBug Hand Washing Kit. Interactive germ-detector activity that promotes hand hygiene.

Looking for a classroom activity? Here’s an idea! 

Let’s all Move

Take a break with the class to act out some animal movements! How may a cow moOove? What about a kangaroo? Ask students to suggest animal movements to act out.

Important dates for June 2020

Monday, June 8: