Health/Phys. Ed.

Health/Phys. Ed. (X) - Elementary (X) - Physical Development (X) - Preschool (X)

Sheriff's Office Field Trip

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Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids go to the Martin County Sheriff's Office to learn about safety.  They learn how to identify an officer, tour the emergency call center, get fingerprinted, and get tips on what to do if they get lost.

Aquatic Complex Field Trip

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At the Ft Lauderdale Aquatic Complex and International Swimming Hall of Fame, Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids learn how to be safe around water - and have fun at the same time!

Baseball Field Trip

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Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids take you out to the ball game!  At Marlins' Park, they meet the team mascot, run on the field, pitch in the bullpen, bat in the batting cages, and hang out in the President’s Suite.  It’s a home run field trip!

A Healthy Plate | Everyday Learning

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This stop motion animation shows what a healthy meal should look like based on the USDA My Plate model. Narrated by a young child who wants to fill her plate with dinner rolls and an adult who explains why that is not a balanced meal, A Healthy Plate provides an easy-to-follow visual that breaks down portion sizes for grains, fruits, vegetables, protein, and dairy.

Kids In Action-Owen

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Ten-year-old Owen explains how he's able to live a normal life, even though he has a peanut allergy. Learn more with this video from Arthur: "Binky Goes Nuts."

Angles | What's Good

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Take the court with retired NBA star and current basketball analyst Kendall Gill to learn about the science of the perfect shot. We use angles every day—to build ramps and slides, steer a car, shoot basketballs, throw baseballs, and kick soccer balls. In fact, the science of angles is in almost every sport we play and every movement we make, so go out and play a game with your kids.

For use at home with your children, see our Science of Angles Lesson Plan!

Dental Care Quiz

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This series of quizzes will test your knowledge of dental hygiene in a fun way. Find ways to use these quizzes with your entire class. Maybe you can make a game show out of the quizzes.

Buster's Asthma Rap

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Buster Baxter sings about having asthma, in this video from Arthur: "Buster's Breathless."

Expert Q&A- Nurse Linda

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Linda Haynes, an asthma nurse practitioner with the Asthma Action Team at Boston Children's Hospital Primary Care Center, answers important questions about asthma and how to manage it so that children with asthma feel safe and empowered, in this video from Arthur: "Buster's Breathless."

Balance | What's Good

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Go shopping with chef Won Kim as he dishes on selecting affordable ingredients that can come together to make a complete, healthy meal. A balanced lifestyle makes room for the exercise, nutrition, and sleep that keep our minds sharp and our bodies strong. Learn the basic science of balance and get excited to make a homemade meal with your kids.

For use at home with your children, see our Science of Balance and Nutrition Lesson Plan!

Childrens Hospital Field Trip

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Come with Penny and KidVision VPK children as they experience a lifesaving trip in the ambulance, a vital-sign check-up in the ER, a CT scan in the imaging department, and see what a patient room is like.

Dentist's Office Field Trip

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Penny and the KidVision VPK kids experience what happens at the dentist office and learn about oral hygiene. Come learn with them as they brush their teeth, get a check-up and a cleaning, then get x-rays taken.

Grocery Store Field Trip

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Learn about the USDA Food Plate!  Come with Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids to Whole Foods, where they shop for the five food groups and learn that eating a rainbow of colors every day leads to a pot of gold - a strong and healthy body! 

Recycling Center Field Trip

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Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids tour a recycling center.  They note the difference among various materials and get to see firsthand the people and machines used to recycle everyday items such as water bottles and soda cans.

Kellie and Kristen

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Kellie and Kristen, both allergic to nuts, prove nut-free chocolates can be delicious, in this video from Arthur: "Binky Goes Nuts."

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