Health and Wellnes​s Lesson Plans

Horse eating grass, Health and Wellness Unit 1

This unit teaches students the relationship between outdoor experiences and mental health. It contains four lessons which meet several English/Language Arts and Health and Wellness Academic Standards and one Science Academic Standard.

Unit 1

Health and Wellness

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Person holding butterfly, Health and Wellness Unit 2

This unit includes two nature-themed lesson plans and activities. It includes a feeder frenzy activity, common Indiana mammals, animal tracking, and a nature scavenger hunt. The lesson plans meet a variety of Indiana Academic Standards in Science, Math, and Natural Resource Management.

Unit 2


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Children outside in field with instructor, Health and Wellness Unit 3

This unit offers multiple lessons plans which encourage youth to gain an appreciation of the natural environment. Most materials can be found in the great outdoors or purchased inexpensively at stores in your area.

Unit 3

School Gardens

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Two children on pedal tractors, Health and Wellness Unit 4

This unit is a compilation of lesson plans, worksheets, and activities that focus on increasing physical activity during the school day. While a few of the lesson plans include instructions to complete the activities outside in nature, almost all of the lessons and activities could be done outside for added benefit.

Unit 4

Outdoor Physical Activities

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