Participants will be able to identify different healthy habits
that can be part of their daily routine.
Handouts: “What Does Being Healthy Mean?” and
“Being Healthy at Work”
• Visual Aids: Healthier food items from a vending machine at work.
Items might include low fat foods, granola bars, pretzels, and water.
Bring in food models or sample healthy food items that you can pack in a l
lunch, such as light popcorn, pretzels, yogurt, granola bar, and apples.
Be prepared to demonstrate examples of healthy activities that can be
done at work (walking, stretching, deep breathing for stress relief, etc).
Introduction of Classes
Say: “For the next several weeks we will be learning ways to be
healthy at work. Remember that it is important and possible to be
healthy wherever you are.”
Students state their name and 1 thing they do to have fun.
Work Healthy, Live Healthy
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Say: “Let’s go around the room. Everyone say your name and tell us
1 thing you like to do to have fun.”
Definitions Of Health
Handout: “What Does Being Healthy Mean?”
Do: Have plastic food models, pictures of healthy food items,
healthier food examples from the vending machine and pictures of
people doing healthy activities. Use a flip chart to draw or display
Say: “Today is the start of the Work Healthy, Live Healthy Classes.
The first 6 classes will be about health and being physically active at
work. The first thing we’re going to do today is talk about health.”
Say: “What are some things we do to be healthy? Remember that
being healthy is more than just eating vegetables and exercising.
Doing things like taking a shower, having friends, and going to the
doctor can also keep us healthy.”
Do: Review “What Does Being Healthy M