Virtual Learning Center

We hope that you and your families are healthy and safe in this time of isolation. As schools remain closed and students continue to practice virtual learning, MORE HEALTH is excited to provide mini versions of our lessons as a resource to students, parents and teachers in our communities. While we are indeed in a period of distancing, health and safety education remains of great importance, especially for our younger population. Be sure to check back often as we will be posting more educational videos and resources in the near future.

Interested in our health education lessons? Please contact clemaster@morehealthinc.org for more information.

Student Education

Healthy and Strong Bones

Grade Level: Kindergarten – 3rd
Program Length: 10 minutes
Health Education Topics: Bone Health, Nutrition, Physical Activity

What do your bones do for you? The MORE HEALTH Healthy & Strong Bones Lesson teaches students the importance of their bones, how to keep them healthy and strong with healthy food choices and physical activity. Students sing and dance along as they move their bones.

Healthy and Strong Teeth

Grade Level: Kindergarten – 3rd
Program Length: 10 minutes
Health Education Topics: Oral Health, Nutrition

Why do we have teeth? What is a cavity? The MORE HEALTH Healthy and Strong Teeth Lesson teaches students why we have teeth and how cavities are formed. The interactive lesson teaches three things they can do to help fight cavities and keep their teeth healthy and strong.

Healthy and Poison Free

Grade Level: Kindergarten – 5th
Program Length: 14 minutes
Health Education Topics: Injury Prevention and Safety

The MORE HEALTH Lesson, Healthy and Poison Free, teaches students about the dangers of poisons they may encounter at home. The interactive lesson takes a look at potential poisons inside and outside of your home. Product look-a-likes can be tricky! Younger students learn it is always best to ask first and older students learn how to assist adults when poison proofing their homes. A try-at-home experiment is included in the video.

Healthy and Sun Smart

Grade Level: 3rd – 5th
Program Length: 12 minutes
Health Education Topics: Personal Health, Prevention

The sun is vital to life, it gives us light and warmth. But the sun can also damage our skin and eyes. The MORE HEALTH Healthy and Sun Smart Lesson teaches us how to “cover up” from the sun’s dangerous rays. The lesson teaches us to be mindful each time we are in the sun, as sun damage adds up over the years. It is important to protect your skin every time you are in the sun, not just when you are at the beach or pool.

Parent Education

Poison Education

To keep hands clean, is it better to use hand sanitizer instead of soap and water? What products can I mix together to clean the house? What do I do if my child ingests hand sanitizer? Join MORE HEALTH’s Karen Buckenheimer and Dr. Jemima Desir Douge with the Florida Poison Information Center to get answers to these and other commonly asked questions.

Dental Education

While having your children home throughout the day, it is important to make sure they stay healthy and safe through proper hygiene, nutrition, and exercise. Appropriate dental health management including disease and injury prevention for your children is especially important. Join MORE HEALTH’s Karen Buckenheimer and Dr.Terry Buckenheimer, Past President of the Florida Dental Association, as they offer tips to parents on how to decrease cross-infection and the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Coping with Youth Stress & Anxiety During COVID-19

Navigating the current climate of the COVID-19 pandemic and life changes are difficult for everyone, but can be especially difficult for children. MORE HEALTH’s Karen Buckenheimer and Dr. Nicole Williamson, Pediatric Clinical Psychologist from Tampa General Hospital will discuss how to address topics like stress and anxiety with your children.

Tips for Keeping you Safe at Home

Nutrition

ChooseMyPlate.gov has great resources for you and your family!

Helmet Safety

2-4-2, is your helmet fitted properly?

Screen Safety

For every 20 minutes you stare at the screen, look at something 20 feet away for 20 seconds.

Driveway Safety

While your kids are outside playing, teach them driveway safety!

Crossing the Road Safely

Look Left, Right, Left and don’t forget behind you at an intersection!

Thank You to our Partners!

Tampa General Hospital

Tampa General Hospital

www.tgh.org

Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

www.hopkinsallchildrens.org