Pediatric Community Education Programs -Healthy Eating Habits for kids

To schedule one of the programs below, or for more information, please contact Earlene Dickson, 912-466-2434, earlene.dickson@sghs.org

Pre-School Programs

I Can Eat a Rainbow (ages 3-7) A caterpillar puppet and an interactive storybook introduce young children to the importance of eating a variety of healthy food.

Germaine the Germ Thing (ages 3-7) Children learn how to prevent the spread of germs through effective hand washing. They will love seeing how germs spread as shown by our special GlitterBug ® Potion.

Teddy Bear Clinic (ages 4-5) Pre-K children enjoy taking their favorite stuffed animal through a "check-up" as they learn what to expect at their own pre-kindergarten physicals. Immunization requirements for entering kindergarten will be included in take-home materials.

School-Age Programs

Body Safari (grades 2-3) This fun and interactive program takes students on an adventure through the major body systems. Students will learn how their organs work together, as well as ways to keep their bodies healthy and safe.

Mission Nutrition (grades 4-5) A race car- themed program that teaches students what foods our bodies need to stay healthy. Hands-on activities illustrate how to read and interpret food labels to make informed food choices.