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My Body Matters

Thursday, 16 June 2016


If a Life Education Educator and our mascot Healthy Harold came to visit your child’s school today they may have participated in the ‘My Body Matters’ session.

You can download a copy of our post visit Parent flyer here.

What is ‘My Body Matters’?

My Body Matters is one of our Life Education Modules. It is a fun interactive learning experience that aims to empower children to make safer and healthier choices. 

Children will have enjoyed animated stories, engaged in hands-on activities, sung songs, and taken part in discussion and problem solving with their peers.

My Body Matters focuses on things children can do to keep themselves healthy - covering hygiene, nutrition, physical activity, and safety at home, school, and in the community.

Clearly aligned to the Australian Curriculum, this module helps children understand that a healthy lifestyle is an important step towards making positive healthy choices now and into the future.

The learning also continues in the classroom with their teacher, with the help of a range of interactive online resources, and a fun-filled student workbook.

What can you do at home

We also encourage you to extend your child’s learning, by working with them to explore the activities and to start the conversations listed on these three downloadable posters.


This resource also includes two short interviews with Dairy Australia Dietician, Emma Glassenbury, and a range of recommended links to further information about the topics covered in the My Body Matters module.

More information about the Life Education program can be found on this website.

Health Expert Videos

In this video, Dairy Australia Dietician, Emma Glassenbury, talks about the importance of bone health in young people.

In this video, Dairy Australia Dietician, Emma Glassenbury, makes some suggestion about how to deal with fussy eaters.

 Click here to view more of our Health Expert videos.

Recommended Links

About the author

Life Education Team

Life Education empowers our children and young people to make safer and healthier choices through education. For over 35 years we have delivered our program to more than 5 million children and young people. We are a non-government, not-for-profit organisation.

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