As a rule, families and teachers are very aware of the routines necessary for maintaining the physical health of children and young people. But reading is not always considered essential among these daily practices. However, it is scientifically proven that reading is one of the best allies in maintaining a healthy mind. Therefore, we have prepared this small selection of reading recommendations around healthy habits.
Learn more about sports with:
- “Get Moving” by Mari Schuh
Exercise is fun, easy, and healthy. Learn about how the MyPlate tool helps kids be active every day.
- “Keeping fit” by Megan Borgert-Spaniol
Readers will learn what it means to be physically fit and why its important to stay active.
Learn more about nutrition with:
- “Eat Fruit, Percy! Health is Happiness” by Eddie Broom
Talk about healthy eating in a positive way by sharing the deliciousness of fresh fruit as you read this story about how Percy learned to love fruit.
Learn more about wellness with:
- “Stress Less Your Guide to Managing Stress” by Heather Schwartz
Learn ways to manage stress so it doesn’t become a bigger problem. Then take some time to relax.
- “When I feel good about myself” by Cornelia Maude Spelman
This book offers children positive and upbeat examples about being themselves.
Reading, like exercise, is extremely important for keeping your mind and body active. For this reason, all users of our ODILO School platform will find these titles and many more on healthy habits in our special carousel “Mens sana in corpore sana”. Enjoy!