HANDS UP Introduction to Physical and Health Literacy: Parts 1-3

Three-minute illustrated videos that will teach children and youth about the importance of physical and health literacy in a fun and engaging way.

The first video in the three-part series is intended for children aged 4-9. In this video, children will be introduced to the concepts of physical and health literacy. A general overview of both terms will be introduced and defined in order to help children and youth build the ground level knowledge needed to lead a healthy and active life every day.

The second video is for children and youth aged 8-13 and explores the concepts as related to the world around them. Children and youth will gain a deeper understanding of these concepts which lead to a healthy and active life every day.

Part 3, Applying Physical and Health Literacy is recommended for youth aged 12-18. It allows youth the opportunities to apply the concepts of physical and health literacy in their own world.

Publication Date: 
2013
Sponsor: 
Ophea (formerly Ontario Physical and Health Education Association)