Activities

Participants Playing Balloon Lava Game

Balloon Lava Game

Resources Needed: All you need is a balloon or two or even a beach ball Instructions: This is a very ...
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Bullying: Bruised and Beautiful Apples

Bullying: Bruised and Beautiful Apples

Purpose: To demonstrate that the things we do and say matter to others, and when we are mean to others ...
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Cool Down

It is important to properly cool down after engaging in exercise so that your muscles can stretch to prevent injury ...
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EGGcelent Oral Hygiene

Purpose: To show participants the impact that certain drinks can have on their teeth and the emphasize the importance of ...
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Deal or No Deal

Deal or No Deal

Create a list of exercises or skills you want to practice with your group.  Write them on index cards.  For ...
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FABS Dice

FABS Dice

A video demonstration and explanation of this game can be found below. Resources Needed: You will need two dice. One ...
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Friendship Salad

Purpose: For individuals to identify the importance of social relationships and discuss “key ingredients” in being a good friend to ...
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Glitter Germ Hands

Purpose: To provide individuals with a visual example of how germs are spread and the importance of washing with soap ...
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Showing How Much Sugar is in a Soft Drink

Grocery Store Tour

I called a local grocery store and asked to speak to their public relations person to try and set up ...
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Health and Wellness Jeopardy

Health and Wellness Jeopardy

This health & wellness jeopardy game has done all the hard work for you!  Included in the automatic powerpoint presentation ...
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Healthy Harry vs. Unhealthy Eugene

Purpose: To assist individuals in identifying habits that lead to healthy vs unhealthy lifestyles Materials needed: Flip chart or large ...
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Brandy and Monica co-facilitators of the Health Partners program hold up the MyPlate mat for a food matching game

Healthy Helpings MyPlate Group Activity

Healthy Helpings MyPlate Group Activity Resources Needed: large MyPlate diagram, pictures of food (cut outs from magazines or grocery store ...
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Participants Making Homemade Weights

Homemade Weights

Resources Needed: Bottles that are easy to hold. Filers for bottles such as sand, rice, rocks, rice, beans, or even ...
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Participants Playing Baseball Game

Indoor Baseball Game

Resources Needed: A rolling dice with numbers 1-6 and baseball bases (i.e. first, second, third, home, pitchers mound) – you ...
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Participants Doing Interval Arm Circles

Interval Training

Resources Needed: Equipment associated with the exercises your group selects. A timer: a device or program that keeps time – ...
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Motivate Others Poster

Motivation Techniques

Motivation and encouragement are very important components of any successful health promotion program.  Along with the motivation techniques discussed in ...
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Girl Doing Balance Activity

Obstacle Course

Resources Needed: A way to keep and record time. Additional items will depend on the obstacle stations you create. Stations ...
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Playing Cards and Stronger Hearts

Playing Cards and Stronger Hearts

Print out the heart, spade, diamond and club symbols and assign each symbol an aerobic activity. For example, heart= jumping ...
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Resistance Band Workout for Two

Resistance Band Workout for Two

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the largest sports medicine and exercise science organization in the world, recommends that ...
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Ribbon Dance group photo

Ribbon Dancing Activity

We made inexpensive and creative ribbon dancers out of chopsticks, duct tape, and ribbon. The chopsticks we got for free ...
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Warm Up

See the video below of the warm up activity demonstrating the choreography or CLICK HERE to access the video through You ...
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Wellness Questionaire Soccerball Game

Wellness Questionnaire Soccer Ball

Resources Needed: soft ball like a soccer ball or beach ball, marker to write on the ball with, and some ...
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Positive Self-Talk Scenarios

Purpose: To recognize that we all participate in self-talk and should work on having a positive inner voice instead of ...
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Community Gardens

Community Gardens

What is a community garden?  A community garden is a piece of land gardened together by a group of people ...
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Physical Activity Matching Game

Purpose: This is a fun group game to get participants thinking about the multiple benefits of physical activity while building ...
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Collages for Health

Collages for Health

Purpose: Making a collage is a great way to create a visible reminder of health goals and information. This can be ...
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