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Alpha Omega Publications Horizons Health Kindergarten Set

Help young children navigate basic hygiene, safety, and fitness skills in this engaging health curriculum! Flexible for any class, units focus on one or two main health strands that are developed at each grade level, which parents may teach in any order. Comprehensive, the mental, emotional, social and spiritual aspects of health are covered, providing ways for them to develop basic life skills from a Christian perspective.

Kindergarten children will love learning about how they're "God's Healthy Child" in this fun workbook. Full-color pages include coloring, tracing, matching, cut-out, puzzle and other activities all designed to help children learn of the five senses, safety, keeping healthy and more. Instructions are given in the teacher's guide.

The Teacher's Guide includes unit overviews with summary, goals, background information, vocabulary used, resources and lesson resources. Lessons provide step-by-step directions for the class, with any puppet dialogue included; activities follow, with options questions and directions. Related activities offer extended study, including discussion, math or craft ideas. Grade K.

This kit includes:

  • 1 Student Workbook, 108 pages, magazine-style binding
  • 1 Teacher's Guide, 160 pages, softcover.
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    Review 1 for Horizons Health Kindergarten Set
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    I regret buying this

    Date:March 30, 2011
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    Location:Ohio
    Age:25-34
    Gender:female
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    I bought this product because I really enjoyed Horizons Kindergarten math program. I was disappointed when I received the set.
    The first issue is my daughter picked the book up as soon as we got it and the cover ripped completely off. She is not typically hard on books, but this book seemed to not be bound very well (two staples hold it together).
    The second issue is the workbook doesn't specifically represent what is being taught. The first page of the workbook is brought on in lesson 7. It seemed more of a coloring book than anything. The pictures do not help the child master or exercise the lessons that are being taught.
    The teachers guide more or less "suggests" that you should introduce concepts rather than giving you a solid plan for teaching them. "lesson 1" reads like this "Introduce the topic of each individual's uniqueness" Then goes on to suggest playing music, poems, and books that are from separate books that you will need to buy or rent. There are so many that unless you have an extensive library close by, this could get pricey quickly. (However this guide is better bound than the workbook)
    Basically this set seems to be more of a suggestion of topics, that you should consider teaching your child, rather than a solid curriculum that offers detailed lessons and suggested methods of how and in what manner to teach these topics. I really wish I knew this before I wasted my money.
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    Review 2 for Horizons Health Kindergarten Set
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    Date:September 24, 2010
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    My 4 year old loves this book. It covers important social and health topics. Books can be added from the library for each lesson. Great resource, good lessons, and fun activities. Prep time for each lesson has been minimal.
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