Health & Wellness Play
What do children need to know about Health and Wellness?
In raising healthy children, it’s not enough to just focus on the physical aspect of health. To be truly healthy, a child’s emotional health must be nurtured and strengthened. Developing a mental attitude of wellness is also essential.
Drawn to Family!
Celebrating the many cultures of the U.S. with Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Fill Your Bucket - Good manners song for kids
Bucket fillers' are those who help without being asked, give hugs and compliments, and generally spread their love and good feelings to others.
Bathroom Manners Children’s Song ♫ I Gotta Go ♫ Good Manners & Hand Washing
Sing along to this video about Bathroom Manners. There will be a quiz at the end (answer is 20 seconds!)
The Reflection in Me
You are perfectly perfect just the way you are! Marc Colagiovanni, an attorney based in Rhode Island, has a positive message to share with the world. The new filmmaker approached FableVision Studios to help him produce an animated version of his story The Reflection in Me. The film’s goal is to empower children of all ages to find the courage...
Kids! Small Steps to a Healthy You!
Small steps can help you be healthy. 5-2-1-0 helps you remember to eat healthy, limit screen time, get physical activity and exercise, and avoid sugary drinks.
Healthy habits kids songs
When it's time to brush your teeth, wash your hands or sooth a pain, we have the perfect song for you and for happy, healthy kids! Sing along with Hacky Smacky, Emma and Henry and the Hooray Kids Songs Family. These super simple songs and funny children's video helps you with your morning and bed time routines! Encouraging healthy habits...
PJ Learns About Covid
Need some help talking to your kids about COVID-19? Julia Pettiecord, a child life specialist at NYU Langone, helps explain the pandemic in child-friendly terms. Watch as she and PJ discuss handwashing, what shelter in place means for children, and why children are staying home from school.
"Emotions" - StoryBots Super Songs
Get ready for all the feels with the latest episode of "StoryBots Super Songs." Help your child understand their emotions with songs about feeling happy, sad, silly and more! The StoryBots are curious little creatures who live beneath our screens, offering a world of learning and fun for kids. The Emmy Award-winning “Ask the StoryBots” is now streaming on Netflix!
How to make Veggie Pizza
These Busy Little Chefs had a blast making pizza with this cool Breville pizza maker. Brody received this as a gift for Christmas, and wanted to make pizza for the show. What a great idea!! The pizza's turn out delicious, and the kids can add their favorite toppings. Also, this is a great way to get them to eat their...
Jerusalema Dance Challenge - Children around the world!
Starting in Africa, the Jerusalema Dance was born and went viral around the world! Here is a compilation of the best Kids Jerusalema Dance Challenge Videos. Kids all over the world are dancing to the Jerusalema song by Master KG Feat Nomceb! Everyone loves dancing the Jerusalema! Health benefits of dancing: Improved condition of your heart and lungs. Increased muscular...
Our New Normal: A Children’s Social Story for Post Pandemic Lives by Emilee Johnson
A brand-new resource for children, families, and those who work with them in service of support during children’s uncertainty and anxiety amidst the changing pandemic public health guidelines. It is a social story called Our New Normal written by Emilee Johnson, Educational Coordinator at the Boston Children’s Hospital Child Care Center. This social story can be used to support children's...
Vegetables Song - So Yummy!
Bounce Patrol love their veggies (so yummy!) so join along with us, and try them too. So Yummy, I love it! Need a little help convincing a picky eater to try their vegetables? A fun Veggie Song for kids. Jackson loves corn, Alyssa loves beans, Will loves broccoli, Jacinta loves peas.
Be Like a Humingbird
Listen to the tale of the hummingbird, shared by Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai. This excerpt from Dirt! The Movie inspires us to do the best we can.
Decorate rocks with inspirational messages, and then leave them in public places or give them to someone who may need them. They’re also a great addition to a garden!
Mindful Movement with Freeze Dance
Instructions to a mindful game of freeze dance: 1.) Create a fun playlist 2.) Begin playing freeze dance. Everyone will move until the music stops. 3.) Once the music stops and everyone freezes, assign mindfulness prompts to reflect on. No one will be eliminated from the game in order to create a safe and comfortable space. Below are some sample...
Be the Pond - Mindfulness for Kids
A short mindfulness video for kids. In this episode of Cosmic Kids Zen Den I explain in a kid-friendly way that we are separate from our feelings. Feelings come and go - and we can observe them - without getting swept up by them. There's a really clever way of remembering this: our mind is like a pond full of...
Healthy Habits for Kids by Annie & Ben
Annie, Ben and Mango teach us how to stay healthy, fit and fine and away from diseases in this learning video with tips on how to maintain personal hygiene everyday!
Wash Your Hands!
Benji draws a new friend on cardboard and names him Pin Pon. Then something magical happens! Pin Pon comes to life to play with him!
We are Different, We are the Same
Elmo and Abby want to learn about things that are different and the same. Gordon is reading a great book that might help Abby and Elmo called We're Different, We're the Same.
Splish! Splash! Water Safety
In this video learn how to safely have fun when playing in the water. Join along in singing Splish! Splash! to learn the rules when it comes to water safety.
Proud of who you are!
Follow along with this story about a little girl and her big sister finding strength in what makes them unique. "The Proudest Blue" by Ibtihaj Muhammad with S. K Ali. Illustrated by Hatem Aly.
Learning the Food Groups
Join the Super Fab Lab in investigating how to eat a well balanced, health meal. Eating healthly can be easy and fun, just make sure to eat a little bit from each food group at every meal.
Guess the Feeling Game
Join Daniel Tiger and his friends to learn about types of feelings and how to identify them. Being able to recognize and name feelings is the very first step in helping children manage their feelings. This game gives children a chance to play about what different feelings look like. And it can give you the chance to talk with your...
Hurray-Hurrah for Broccoli
Join Abby from Sesame Street in celebrating eating broccoli for the first time. Trying new foods is a great way to find more things you enjoy eating!
"Breathing Makes It Better" - Wendy O'Leary & Christopher Willard
Read aloud and breathe along with this sweet story teaching children how to navigate powerful and sometimes overwhelming emotions. The rhythmic writing, recurring cues, and engaging illustrations support early literacy skills as well as social and emotional learning. Check out Wendy's website (below) to access the Educator Guide which includes additional practices to support the use of self-regulation and mindfulness...
Cosmic Kids Yoga
Stretch, learn kid-friendly poses, and practice mindfulness for energetic or calm activity.
"Go Bananas" Dance Along with Pinkfong
Move your body to this fun beat of Pinkfong's Dance Along! You're watching "Go Bananas", a fun 'dance along' for children.
Animal Freeze Dance
Watch our 'Animal Freeze Dance' video and dance along with the kids! Let's play the Animals Freeze Dance Game! But, remember to stop when I say, Freeze!!
Choose My Plate.gov English and Spanish Resources
Here is a list of information about nutrition, child development and healthy eating habits in both English and Spanish created by the Choose My Plate.gov program . Enseñe a sus niños a comer a la manera de MiPlato y estar físicamente activo. ¡Usted es la influencia más importante para sus hijos! Click on the link below!