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

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

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

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

Daily Physical Activity Grade 1-3

Scheduling, teaching strategies, activities, safety guidelines, and using facilities.

Daily Physical Activity Grade 1-3

Daily Physical Activity in Grades 4-6

Planning, activities, warm-up and cool-down, safety guidelines, and resources.

Daily Physical Activity in Grades 4-6

Daily Physical Activity in Schools Grades 7-8

Planning and scheduling, use of facilities, activities, safety, and resources.

Daily Physical Activity in Schools Grades 7-8