education activities for children are needles in the haystack of the Web.
This is a page of links to sites that do include age appropriate teaching
strategies. I hope that you'll let me know if you find any more great ones,
so that I can share them here with others.
OK, so I'm tooting my own horn to suggest that you take a look at the Band-Aide
sampler on this page. I like the idea, so I thought that you might, too.
Let me know! For school children.
Nurse's Great Idea" describes an "exclusion" exercise that fosters in children
a sensitivity for one another. Good for elementary and middle school children.
Another page on the Band-Aides site.
Up Fit" includes many activities, designed for preschoolers but really
appropriate for all children.
"Joe Chemo" is an anti-smoking story for middle school children
that includes questions for discussion at the end.
Care Buddies" is an activity that emphasizes friendship skills, designed
for 6-14 year olds.
Up Different" is a two part conversation that features young adults with
disabilities, with a number of thought provoking questions linked to many
of the exchanges. Although designed for group discussions of people with
disabilities, this is an excellent resource for all teens.
Say No": an alcohol awareness site for grades 6-12 with a number of classroom
activities and suggestions for projects.