By the Shores of Silver Lake: PE, Health, and Safety Lessons

Here are our Lesson Plans For PE, Health & Safety

These lessons were made to go along with ‘By the Shores of Silver Lake‘ written by Laura Ingalls Wilder. We are planning to go through the whole series and I am keeping track of the different topics we are learning about here on my blog. We hope you enjoy these as much as we have!

On weeks where there are several activities listed just choose a couple that interests you the most to work on. You may have a chance, later on, to go back and look at anything you missed or do a more in-depth look at a topic that interests you.

Tip: If you want to go to a certain week/chapter or subject simply push the ‘ctrl’ and the ‘F’ button down together and a small bar will pop up. Type in the week number or chapter number you want and it will take you to it.


Week 1: Chapters 1, 2, 3, & 4

Health & Safety

What is Scarlet Fever?

Why do we get vaccines?

Handwashing

  • Discuss what you have learned.
  • What was the most interesting thing you learned? Why?
  • Research some diseases and illnesses that you could get from being unvaccinated.
  • Go to Kids Health and find a related topic to learn more about. Play a game with permission.

soaps.png

Games/Outdoor Play

Bonus:

Did you know that Square Dancing is a good exercise for helping you to have strong bones?

If you haven’t already signed up for classes have your parents check for a local club near you.


Week 2: Chapters 5, 6, 7 & 8

Health & Safety

What is our Immune System?

How can we boost our Immune System?

  • Discuss what you have learned.
  • What was the most interesting thing you learned? Why?
  • Go to Kids Health and find a related topic to learn more about. Play a game with permission.
  • Do an activity from the Health & Safety Theme Box

cord blood

Games/Outdoor Play

Bonus:

Did you know that Square Dancing is a good exercise for helping you to have strong bones?

If you haven’t already signed up for classes have your parents check for a local club near you.


Week 3: Chapters 9, 10, 11 & 12

Health & Safety

Construction Site Safety

Gun Safety

  • Discuss what you have learned.
  • What was the most interesting thing you learned? Why?
  • Go to Kids Health and find a related topic to learn more about. Play a game with permission.
  • Do an activity from the Health & Safety Theme Box

meats

Games/Outdoor Play

Bonus:

Did you know that Square Dancing is a good exercise for helping you to have strong bones?

If you haven’t already signed up for classes have your parents check for a local club near you.


Week 4: Chapters 13, 14, 15 & 16

Health & Safety

What is Tuberculosis?

How do you get tested for TB?

  • Discuss what you have learned.
  • What was the most interesting thing you learned? Why?
  • What risks did Pa face when he helped the man?
  • Go to Kids Health and find a related topic to learn more about. Play a game with permission.
  • Do an activity from the Health & Safety Theme Box

good chemicals (1)

Games/Outdoor Play

Bonus:

Did you know that Square Dancing is a good exercise for helping you to have strong bones?

If you haven’t already signed up for classes have your parents check for a local club near you.


Week 5: Chapters  17, 18, 19 & 20

Health & Safety

Winter Weather Safety

Fall Prevention

  • Discuss what you have learned.
  • What was the most interesting thing you learned? Why?
  • Go to Kids Health and find a related topic to learn more about. Play a game with permission.
  • Do an activity from the Health & Safety Theme Box

wildlife1

Games/Outdoor Play

Bonus:

Did you know that Square Dancing is a good exercise for helping you to have strong bones?

If you haven’t already signed up for classes have your parents check for a local club near you.


Week 6: Chapters 21, 22, 23 & 24

Health & Safety

Stranger Danger

  • More Stranger Danger tips HERE.

Internet Safety

  • More Internet Safety Tips HERE.
  • Discuss what you have learned.
  • What was the most interesting thing you learned? Why?
  • What should you do if you see a stranger?
  • Go to Kids Health and find a related topic to learn more about. Play a game with permission.
  • Do an activity from the Health & Safety Theme Box

gardening (1)

Games/Outdoor Play

Bonus:

Did you know that Square Dancing is a good exercise for helping you to have strong bones?

If you haven’t already signed up for classes have your parents check for a local club near you.


Week 7: Chapters 25, 26, 27 & 28

Health & Safety

Coping with a move

Moving Heavy Objects

  • Discuss what you have learned.
  • What was the most interesting thing you learned? Why?
  • How do you think Pa moved the heavy stuff?
  • Go to Kids Health and find a related topic to learn more about. Play a game with permission.
  • Do an activity from the Health & Safety Theme Box

DUST can contain up to 45 CHEMICALS and can stir up ALLERGIES and ASTHMA_

Games/Outdoor Play

Bonus:

Did you know that Square Dancing is a good exercise for helping you to have strong bones?

If you haven’t already signed up for classes have your parents check for a local club near you.


Week 8: Chapters 29, 30, 31 & 32

Health & Safety

Safe Drinking Water

What to do if you get lost.

  • Discuss what you have learned.
  • What was the most interesting thing you learned? Why?
  • What should you do if you get lost?
  • Go to Kids Health and find a related topic to learn more about. Play a game with permission.
  • Do an activity from the Health & Safety Theme Box

We use our Berkey to purify our water.

Use Code KIRBY5 for a 5% discount on a Berkey Water Filter System!

Check out some of our posts below:

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Games/Outdoor Play

Bonus:

Did you know that Square Dancing is a good exercise for helping you to have strong bones?

If you haven’t already signed up for classes have your parents check for a local club near you.


Week 9: Finishing Up

Health & Safety

Cleaning Product Safety

Get rid of the chemical with Norwex!

  • Discuss what you have learned.
  • Complete this Poison Worksheet.
  • What was the most interesting thing you learned? Why?
  • Does your family use Norwex? Why or why not?
  • Go to Kids Health and find a related topic to learn more about. Play a game with permission.
  • Do an activity from the Health & Safety Theme Box

toxic chemicals

Games/Outdoor Play

  • Play your favorite game for at least 30 minutes.
  • Go outside and play for 30 minutes.

Bonus:

Did you know that Square Dancing is a good exercise for helping you to have strong bones?

  • Keep Practicing!

If you haven’t already signed up for classes have your parents check for a local club near you.


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