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Healthy Habits for February

broccoliTeach healthy habits by using the newspaper in your classroom to motivate students to be healthy in mind and body.

Healthy Feels Good

Everyone feels better when they eat right, exercise and get plenty of rest. Ask your students to look through the newspaper for things that are good for your body. Choose three healthy activities that students could do every day.

Mouth Traps

Have students find and cut out newspaper ads and articles that encourage children to eat or drink things that are bad for your teeth. How do the ads and articles try to get young people to do this? Can they find features and ads in the paper that encourage eating and drinking foods that are good for teeth?

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