An animation that discusses and illustrates what humans need to maintain good health. ‘Health’ is defined as keeping your body ‘working at its best’. A park scene shows us many different activities suitable for people of different ages and abilities. Pupils could be encouraged to identify and comment on these activities, as they watch. As well as exercise, the clip also makes the point that good hygiene, plenty of sleep, and eating a balanced diet with plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, are all essential aspects of good health.

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After viewing, pupils could play a ‘healthy living’ version of the game Simon Says. They could take turns to lead the game and include some of the things they saw in the clip. For example, they could try a range of exercises, mime preparing and eating a healthy meal, or act out brushing their teeth.