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Healthy Living Curriculum

Ohio 4-H strives to produce materials and curricula to benefit 4-H professionals, volunteers, and youth. Below are curricula that have been created, reviewed, and produced in partnership with the Ohio 4-H Healthy Living Design Team. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to Justin Bower (bower.183@osu.edu)

Blender Bike Coping with COVID Cutting Board Challenge
Emotional Intelligence Lessons Emotional Wellness Lessons Healthy Living Project Books


Blender Bike

This four-activity curriculum is supplemental to the Blender Bike educational tool. To learn about the Blender Bike check out more information here.

Introduction
Preparing to Use
Managing at Events
Adjusting the Bike

Calories Activity
Activity Directions
Why Calories
Category Cards
Food Cards

The Beat Goes On Activity
Activity Directions

Smoothie Activity
Activity Directions
In a Teaching Setting
Smoothie Advocacy
What is a Smoothie?

Beyond Smoothies Activity
Activity Directions
Smoothie Recipe Handout
Additional Recipes
Using Local Foods
Evaluation
Evaluating the Blender Bike
Report Form

 

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Coping with COVID: 10 Lesson Plans on Mental, Emotional, and Social Health

This set of lesson plans is intended on helping to debrief on the impact of the COVID pandemic on youth. Below is a document listing all items in the curriculum and a brief description of each lesson. You can request lesson plans from Coping with COVID  through the Qualtrics survey at the link below. After responding to a few questions and identifying your interest, the lesson(s) you indicate will be emailed directly to you.

Coping with COVID Curriculum Overview

Request the Curriculum

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Cutting Board Challenge

The 4-H Cutting Board Challenge is designed to give youth a hands-on experience related to food preparation, and food safety procedures, and an opportunity for team building and critical thinking.  The teams are evaluated on their food preparation process and final product.

Cutting Board Challenge Curriculum

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Emotional Intelligence Training Resources 

Overview            Background              Lesson Index

Lessons and Associated Handouts

Relationship Management

Relationship Management: Identifying Feelings

Lesson

Addendum

Relationship Management: Working with Others

Lesson

Addendum

Self-Awareness

Self-Awareness: Emotional Intelligence Decision Tree

Lesson

Addendum #1

Addendum #2

Self-Management

Self-Management: Reactions Matter

Lesson

Addendum

Self-Management: Being Aware of Feelings

Lesson

Addendum

Social Awareness

Social Awareness: Do the Eyes See What the Ears Hear?

Lesson

Addendum #1

Addendum #2

 

Participant Evaluation (to be printed) OR submit online

Facilitator Evaluation (to be printed) OR submit online

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Emotional Wellness Lessons

An emotional wellness task force was formed to create 15+ lessons on social and emotional wellness following the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) framework. You can read more about the CASEL framework here

Lesson Plans

Attitude of Gratitude

Coat of Arms
Worksheet

Daily Feelings Check Get to Know Me! Give Thanks!
Quilting Connections Self-affirmation Board Snapshot Me Squeeze Your Stress Away Stress- Body Scan
Stress - Deep Breath Stress - Journal The Opinion Game Thought Bubble Who is in Your Corner

 

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Healthy Living Project books

If you are searching for Ohio 4-H Healthy Living Project Books, please check out OSU Extension Publishing's online store.

The current roster of Healthy Living project books includes:
300: You're the Athlete
351: Staying Healthy
353: First Aid in Action
354 Medicine Science and Safety
355: Tracking Your Health and Fitness
356: Relationships 101
357: Alcohol and Drug Abuse
358: The Truth About Tobacco
359: Your Thoughts Matter
360: Your Feelings Matter
434: Superhero You!

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