Welcome to Smart Bodies! Take a look at what Smart Bodies has to offer you and your class!
Fun characters that help young children understand physiology and healthy behaviors through books, games, dolls and informational videos. They include such characters as Hardy Heart, Luigi Liver, Peter Pancreas, Madame Muscle and Calci M. Bone. The “characters” reside in a larger doll called Little Organ Annie or Little Organ Andy. The OrganWise Guys are featured in both the Body Walk and the Wisercise curriculum. Each participating school will receive a free healthy school kit.
See www.organwiseguys.com for more information.
Wisercise! and 2Step4Kids Classroom Program
A classroom-based grade-specific educational tool that encourages short bouts of physical activity integrated with academic lessons. Participating schools will receive curricular materials and training providing teachers with learning activities that incorporate movement to reinforce academic concepts.The curricular materials are linked to the grade level expectations (GLEs) established by the Louisiana Department of Education.
You can also sign-up your class at the 2Step4Kids interactive website and request free pedometers! The site includes a pedometer-based physical activity program for the classroom so that you can encourage students to use their pedometers.
Take an interactive journey through the human body with this 35-foot by 45-foot walk-through exhibit. During your journey, you and your students will visit 11 stations including the brain, mouth, small intestines, muscles, and much more! Each student will also receive an activity book to complete in class or at home with their families.
Check out the teacher newsletters for tips on how to incorporate Smart Bodies into your classroom, and for tips to keep yourself healthy!