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New Resource--Health and Physical Literacy Video Series, Ophea

The HANDS UP for Health and Physical Literacy video series has launched on Youtube! Visit http://www.youtube.com/opheacanada to watch the video series! HANDS UP for Health and Physical Literacy is a three-part illustrated video series that will engage children and youth in physical and health literacy.

Introduction to Physical & Health Literacy is the first video in the three part series and is intended for children aged 4-9. In this video, children will be introduced to the concepts of physical and health literacy. A general overview of both terms will be introduced and defined in order to help children and youth build the ground level knowledge needed to lead a healthy and active life every day.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_okRtLv-7Sk&list=UUMGm-7ilLkYaWNGzlNX_Xaw...

Exploring Physical & Health Literacy is the second video in the three part series and is recommended for children and youth aged 8-13. It delves deeper into the concepts of physical and health literacy. Children and youth explore the concepts as related to the world around them. Children and youth will gain a deeper understanding of these concepts which lead to a healthy and active life every day
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4PjX9mXYq8&list=UUMGm-7ilLkYaWNGzlNX_Xaw...

Applying Physical & Health Literacy is the final video in the three part series and is recommended for youth aged 12-18. It allows youth the opportunities to apply the concepts of physical and health literacy in their own world. Definitions will be reviewed and concepts will be examined at a higher level. Children and youth will have a strong grasp of the skills which lead to a healthy, active life.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDudzvfZdBs&list=UUMGm-7ilLkYaWNGzlNX_Xaw...

Please share widely! We hope that these videos will reach as many children and youth as possible; by way of public health and recreation professionals, educators, child & youth intermediaries, and parents!