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Resources for Teachers


Looking for other ways to keep your students healthy, active, and engaged in learning? Our lessons our aligned with common core standards. Check out these great resources!

Lesson Materials for WinterKids Challenge teachers

Elementary Teachers

The nutrition lessons in our Guide to Outdoor Active Learning are popular and easy to facilitate! You can download and print ready-to-use food group signs & food cards here (be sure to laminate them for extended use!)

Kingfield Elementary

Need a lesson evaluation form? Click here to download it!

Winter Games

Looking for ideas to incorporate the Winter Games into your classroom lessons?  We have lesson suggestions with alignments to Common Core, ME Learning Results, and Next Generation Science Standards!

Early Childhood Educators

Need an activity evaluation form? Click here to download it!

Other Resources For Teachers

State

  • Healthy Maine Partnerships
    Where communities, schools, hospitals, businesses, and volunteers are working together at the State and local level to make Maine a healthier place to live and work.
  • Let’s Go!
    Let’s Go! is a nationally recognized childhood obesity prevention program implemented throughout Maine and in a few communities in neighboring states.
  • Maine Association for Health Physical Education Recreation and Dance
    MAHPERD is dedicated to improving the quality of life for all Mainers by supporting and promoting effective educational practices, quality curriculum, instruction, the Maine Learning Results, and assessment in the areas of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and related fields.
  • Safe Routes to School
    Enhancing children's health and well-being with safe walks to school.
  • Ski Museum of Maine
    Celebrating and preserving the history and heritage of Maine skiing.

National

  • Alliance for a Healthier Generation
    Working with schools, companies, community organizations, healthcare professionals and families to transform the conditions and systems that lead to healthier kids.
  • Let’s Move!
    Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams.
  • Healthier US School Challenge
    The Healthier US School Challenge is a voluntary certification initiative recognizing those schools enrolled in Team Nutrition that have created healthier school environments through promotion of nutrition and physical activity.
  • National Institutes of Health
    NIH's ultimate goal is to improve the nation's health through medical research. Check out these resources for improved health and well-being.
  • School Nurse's Guide to Kids' Health and Safety
    A guide for school nurses and teachers on how to spot certain illnesses and prevent them from spreading.