Resources by Subject → Health and Physical Education

The Ontario Curriculum: Elementary

Here you’ll find curriculum documents spanning Kindergarten to Grade 8. The achievement charts provide guidelines for assessing students’ work.

The Ontario Curriculum: Elementary

Kids Health

This site offers free health resources for teachers grades K-12, as well as for parents and children. There are detailed lesson ideas, information, activities and printables. It is U.S. based site but the information provided directly relates to Ontario curriculum.

Kids Health

Teach Nutrition

Created by registered dietitians for Ontario teachers, this website offers nutrition education to help children learn about healthy eating. Grade level appropriate information and activities.

Teach Nutrition

Primary Physical Education Games

Kindergarten to Grade 2 Physical Education Lesson Plans for various skills such as dribbling, throwing, catching, and more.

Primary Physical Education Games

Inspire Financial Learning

Inspire Financial Learning (IFL) equips teachers, students, parents and guardians with unbiased, independent and effective tools and strategies to help them navigate the complex world of finances and also supports them in making responsible financial choices. Many lessons to choose from sorted by grade, subject, and resource. The IFL program is supported by the Ontario Teachers’ Federation.

Inspire Financial Learning

No Gym, No Field, No Problem!

Don’t have access to your gym or field for class today? Here are a few great activity ideas for the days where the gym and field at your school are being used by other classes.

No Gym, No Field, No Problem!

Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide – First Nations, Inuit and Métis 2007

This food guide is tailored to reflect traditions and food choices of First Nations, Inuit and Métis, and is a complement to the 2007 Canada’s Food Guide. It recognizes the importance of traditional and store-bought foods for First Nations, Inuit and Métis today.

Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide – First Nations, Inuit and Métis 2007

Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide 2011

This Guide Explains:

  • Recommended Number of Food Guide Servings per Day
  • What is One Food Guide Serving?
  • Make each Food Guide Serving count…
  • Advice for different ages and stages…
  • Eat well and be active today and every day!

Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide 2011

Beyond Images – Media Literacy Lesson Plans

These  20 plus media literacy lesson plans for grades 4 through 8 include activities about appearance-based bullying, negative stereotypes, body image and self-esteem as well as why media messages are constructed. Registration is required.

Beyond Images – Media Literacy Lesson Plans

Mr. Gym

Tired of dodgeball? Here’s a collection of cooperative games to spice it up. For more ideas, check out the Games and Activities tab in the sidebar. It’s worth checking out the section for small space activities.
Mr. Gym