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Title

Today I Decide to Play!

Subject

Decision Making; Physical Activity; Play; Children; Habits of Health & Habits of Mind (Ubbes, 2008)

Description

National Health Education Standards

Standard 5:
Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.

Performance Indicators for Pre-K to Grade 2:
5.2.1 Identify situations when a health-related decision is needed.

Author

Groh, Andrea

Publisher

Miami University Libraries

Date

2013

Contributor

Ubbes, Valerie (editor and genre designer); Glover, Tangelica (translator)

Format

PDF

Language

English; Spanish

Type

Text

Identifier

TodayIDecidetoPlay

Text

Today I Decide to Play!
Hoy yo Decido a Jugar
by Andrea Groh

Today I decide to play soccer, because I love to be on a team!
Today I decide to play with my little brother, because he needs my help!
Today I decide to play with my friends, because we have good times together!
Today I decide to play baseball, because I get to pitch the ball as fast as I can!

Today I decide to play in the snow, because I can build snowmen!
¡Hoy decido a jugar en la nieve porque puedo construir muñecos de nieve!

Today I decide to play at the beach, because the sand is warm! ¡Hoy yo decido a jugar en la playa porque la arena está caliente!

Today I decide to play at school, because I love to learn! ¡Hoy yo decido a jugar en la escuela porque me encanta aprender!

Today I decide to play with my dog, because she is cute! ¡Hoy yo decido jugar con mi perro porque ella es mona!
Today I decide to play, because playing is fun!

Summary
Exercise, Physical Activity, and Play are important habits of health.
Decision Making is an important habit of mind.
We can play many things, in many places, and with many different people.
Everyday, it is important to decide to play.


Collection: Electronic Texts


Citation

Groh, Andrea, “Today I Decide to Play!,” Health Literacy Database at Miami University, accessed July 25, 2024, https://dlp.lib.miamioh.edu/healthliteracy/items/show/160.

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