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Thank you for your interest in Sneezesafe®.

Here you can find all the information you need

about the Sneezesafe® health education program.

Teacher
Lesson Plan

Six lesson plans have been developed to

help you integrate the Sneezesafe® stories and

games in the classroom.


The lessons can be delivered consecutively,

or as stand-alone sessions. You can also use

them as a starting point to develop your own

lessons.

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links to state curriculums

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Colds and the cold germs

Learning objectives

  • That colds and flu make us feel unwell
  • What cold and flu germs are
  • That colds can be passed on by cold germs
  • That cold germs can move through the air and be passed through contact with objects and other people

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How colds are spread

Learning objectives

  • How not covering your mouth with a tissue when you sneeze or cough and incorrect nose blowing can spread cold germs
  • How cold germs can move through the air
  • How these germs can be passed on from objects or other people
  • How this can happen through coughing or wiping a runny nose
  • That tissues can help prevent the spread of colds

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Getting tissue power!

Sometimes the classroom becomes a place full of children coughing and spluttering all over each other.


And in the interests of classroom health and hygiene, it’s worth taking time out to remind children how to blow their noses correctly. This can be done in a fun and friendly format with the following material, so that no one child is singled out.

Learning objectives

  • How good hygiene and tissue use can help prevent cold germs from spreading
  • How to cover their coughs and sneezes and blow their nose properly using a tissue
  • When to use a tissue
  • That used tissues should be thrown away
  • That hands should be washed after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing.

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Cover and smother

Learning objectives

  • How cold germs can move through the air
  • How cold germs can be passed through contact with objects and other people.
  • When to use a tissue
  • That tissues can help prevent the spread of colds
  • How not covering your mouth with a tissue when you sneeze or cough can spread cold germs.
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Atchoo!

Learning objectives

  • That cold germs can move through the air and be passed to objects and other people nearby.
  • How this can happen through coughing or wiping a runny nose
  • How these germs can continue to be passed on from objects or other people, after the intial sneeze or cough.
  • When to use a tissue
  • That used tissues should be thrown away
  • That hands should be washed after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing.
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What happens to my body when I catch a cold?

Learning objectives

  • What are the symptoms of catching a cold?
  • That catching a cold can cause absence from school
  • How good hygiene and tissue use can help prevent cold germs from spreading
  • When to visit the doctor
  • That antibiotics should not be taken for a cold or flu virus
  • How to recover from a cold or flu