Teaching Materials

A list of useful materials for those involved in teaching and training around health promotion categorised by topic area.


Quick links on this page:

Adolescents

Alcohol

Anatomy

Bullying

Communication

Dental Health

Disabilities

Drugs

First aid

Health improvement/Health promotion

Learning

Mental Health

Nutrition

Personal Development

Physical activity

Safety

Sexual health and wellbeing

Smoking


Adolescents

BARNARDO´S [2008] Snakes and ladders [Giant board game]
Abstract: Walk the Talk is the national programme at NHS Health Scotland which is aimed at supporting health professionals to make their services more accessible and youth-friendly for younger patients. Designed by Barnardo´s, this game is centred around experiential learning allowing participants to identify gaps in service, challenge attitudes and devise ways to improve professional practice. It has been used in a variety of settings to date and is a useful tool to use with staff on training days and can be used with all members of staff regardless of their position.
Description 1 large mat; 2 inflatable dice; instruction booklet; instruction cards

SKLAIR Jessie (2006). The big change: children talk about the move from primary to secondary school [Video]. Surrey: Young Voice
ISBN 1903456177

SWINDEN Liz and DE MEZA Lesley (1999). Lifesize: teaching materials exploring body image. London: Forbes Publications

HEALTH EDUCATION BOARD FOR SCOTLAND (1997). The crunch: negotiating the agenda with young people: a peer education training manual. Health Education Board for Scotland

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Alcohol

ROGERS, Vanessa (2006). A little book of alcohol : activities to explore alcohol issues with young people. Leicester: National Youth Agency.
ISBN 0861553284

RED ROSE CHAIN ([2005]). Under the influence : a film promoting alcohol awareness [DVD]. Ipswich: Red Rose Chain

HEALTH EDCO [2004]. Death of a liver [Easel display and leaflet]. Texas: Health Edco
Cast from real specimens, the display consists of three hand-painted models representing a normal liver, a liver with hepatitis, and a liver with cirrhosis. Vividly illustrates the dangers of alcohol abuse.

HEALTH EDCO [2003]. The consequences of alcohol abuse : 3D display. Texas: Health Edco
[For collection from library only]

THE BUREAU FOR AT-RISK YOUTH (2003). Alcohol prevention bingo : an educational game for teens about alcohol prevention. Milton Keynes: Incentive Plus

TACADE (2001). Alcoshots : young people in alcohol related situations : 12 trigger photographs. Salford: Tacade.

SCHOOLS HEALTH EDUCATION UNIT (2000). Drugs education including alcohol and tobacco. Hemel Hempstead: KCP Publications.

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Anatomy

EDU-LAB (2004). Human anatomy. Norfolk: Edu-Lab
Resource pack containing 10 large colour posters covering: the skeleton; the skin; the teeth; the ear; the eye; the digestive system; the muscles; the brain; the lungs; and the heart. Also includes a guide containing worksheets and further detail for each poster.

LINFIELD, Rachel Sparks and COLTMAN, Penny (2003). Human body big book. Harlow: Longman.

GALT EDUCATIONAL (2001). Bag of bones wallhanging. Cheshire: GALT Educational

LAKESHORE (1999). Take-apart doll: Robin. LAKESHORE
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Bullying

SCHOOLS HEALTH EDUCATION UNIT (2000). Emotional health and well-being including bullying. Hemel Hempstead: KCP Publications.

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Communication

MELIA, Josie (2005). Wavelength: a handbook of communication strategies for working with young people. Brighton: Trust for the Study of Adolescence.

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Dental Health

NHS HEALTH SCOTLAND (2009). First teeth, healthy teeth: a guide for health professionals, parents and carers. Edinburgh: NHS Health Scotland.

Abstract: First Teeth, Health Teeth is a practical guide for health visitors/public health nurses to provide clear, up-to-date information about oral health to parents and carers of babies and children up to the age of 5 years. It has been produced to support a national programme called Childsmile.
[Description A5 folder; 5 stickers; toothbrush-shaped leaflets]
REFERENCE COPY ONLY IN THE LIBRARY - Download a copy of the guide, or email publications@health.scot.nhs.uk

GALT EDUCATIONAL [2001]. Giant dental care model. Cheshire: GALT Educational
HUNTER Leigh H (1991). Touch tooth kit. Hemming Visual Aid
[For collection from library only]


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Disabilities

BAKER, Sharon (2005). Sex and relationship education for young people with physical disabilities : a booklet for teachers. London: Contact a Family

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Drugs

EMMET David and NICE Graeme (2008). Getting wise to drugs: a resource for teaching children about drugs, dangerous substances and other risky situations. London : Jessica Kingsley ISBN 9781843105077 Suitable for use with children aged 8-12

DRAMATIC MEDIA (2007). Deadline : a programme that explores social issues associated with young people and drugs [DVD and booklet]. Wyboston: Dramatic Media.

EMMETT, David and NICE, Graeme (2005). Understanding drug issues : a photocopiable resource workbook. London: Jessica Kingsley.

IVES, Richard and STONE, Nick (2005). i2d : a drug education video for young people ISBN 190354906X
COHEN, Julian (2004). The new primary school drugs education pack. Liverpool: Healthwise.

MEDIA MATERIALS (2004). Drug awareness : 24 flash cards

HEALTH EDCO (2003). The consequences of drug abuse : 3D display. Texas: Health Edco
[For collection from library only]

WORLD CLASS LEARNING MATERIALS (2003). Quizmo? Drug awareness and positive choices (Boxed game) Baltimore: World Class Learning Materials

COHEN Julian (2001). Basic drug facts card game. Birkenhead: Healthwise
D&W (2000). Drug box. Manningtree: D&W
[For collection from library only]

SCHOOLS HEALTH EDUCATION UNIT (2000). Drugs education including alcohol and tobacco. Hemel Hempstead: KCP Publications.

TAYLOR, Tony (1996). Drugs education : a practical guide for primary school teachers. Bristol: Groups in Learning.

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First aid

ACCESS PARTNERSHIP (2002). Early years first aid handbook: First aid education for 6 and 7-year-olds. Stockport: The Access Partnership

ACCESS PARTNERSHIP (2002). First aid handbook: First aid education for 7 to 11-year-olds. Stockport: The Access Partnership.

BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION (1998). The Artie Beat educational resource material for 7-11 year olds. London: British Heart Foundation

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Health Improvement

NHS HEALTH SCOTLAND (2007) Improving health: developing effective practice. 3rd Edition. NHS Health Scotland

LEARNING AND TEACHING SCOTLAND (2004). Being well, doing well : a framework for health promoting schools in Scotland. Dundee: Scottish Health Promoting Schools Unit

PERFECT PLAYTHINGS [2004]. Emotions 6 puppet set. Cheshire: Perfect Playthings

SCOTTISH HEALTH PROMOTING SCHOOLS UNIT and SCOTTISH NETWORK FOR ABLE PUPILS (2003). Emotional intelligence (Video and conference report). Dundee: Scottish Health Promoting Schools Unit

KING, Adrian and WETTON, Noreen (2003). Real health for real lives : ages 4-5. Cheltenham: Nelson Thornes.

KING, Adrian and WETTON, Noreen (2003). Real health for real lives : ages 6-7. Cheltenham: Nelson Thornes.

KING, Adrian and WETTON, Noreen (2003). Real health for real lives : ages 8-9. Cheltenham: Nelson Thornes.

KING, Adrian and WETTON, Noreen (2003). Real health for real lives : ages 10-11. Cheltenham: Nelson Thornes.

LEARNING AND TEACHING SCOTLAND (2000). Health education: 5-14 national guidelines: guide for teachers and managers. Edinburgh: Scottish Executive.

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Learning

ROWNTREE, Derek (2003). Preparing materials for open, distance and flexible learning: an action guide for teachers and trainers. London: Kogan Page.

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Mental Health

PLUMMER, Deborah (2005). Helping adolescents and adults to build self-esteem : a photocopiable resource book. London: Jessica Kingsley.

UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN and NHS GRAMPIAN (2004). Wellbeing project : Aberdeen City (Resource pack). Aberdeen: University of Aberdeen.

ROSE, Gillian and YORK, Ann (2004). Mental health and growing up: factsheets for parents, teachers and young people. London: Gaskell.

MIND OUT FOR MENTAL HEALTH (2003). Stop the stigma : a local action pack to stop the stigma surrounding mental health. London: Mind Out for Mental Health.

ACCESS PARTNERSHIP (2002). Taking control with Will Power´s early years book of choices: Self-esteem handbook for 6-7 year olds. Stockport: The Access Partnership.

MIND (2001). The bird and the word : materials for mental health education in secondary schools key stage 4 and 6th forms. London: MIND.

SCHOOLS HEALTH EDUCATION UNIT (2000). Emotional health and well-being including bullying. Hemel Hempstead: KCP Publications.

WETTON Noreen and COLLINS Margaret (1999). Rosie´s world (Video and teaching pack). Health Education Board for Scotland.

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Nutrition

HEALTH EDCO [2007]. Nutrition picture toss-up ball. 24" inflatable ball containing pictures of 35 different foods. Can be used to help children identify foods and food groups and learn what those foods contribute to the diet. Includes instructions for different activities, answer sheet and repair patch. Ages 11 and up.

COLLINS, Margaret (2006). Let´s learn about healthy eating. London: Paul Chapman Publishing.

GLOVER, Rebecca ([2006]). Follow me Mum : the key to successful breastfeeding [DVD]. Burswood, Western Australia: Tapestry Films.

ROBINSON Sally (2006). Healthy eating in primary schools. London: Paul Chapman Publishing.

J & B PRODUCTS (2005). Deluxe food puppet set. A tool for teaching children about nutrition, these puppets are perfect for telling kids fun food stories. Set also includes reproducible colouring and word search handouts. Ideas for using puppets and general nutrition information.

UNICEF and FAMILY CARE (2005). Breastfeeding your baby [Picture pack]. UNICEF.

HEALTH EDUCATION BOARD FOR SCOTLAND (2003). Adventures in foodland : ideas for making food fun from an early age. Edinburgh: Health Education Board for Scotland.

LITTLE FOLK VISUALS (2002). Food pyramid. Little Folk Visuals.

NHS GREATER GLASGOW and GLASGOW CITY COUNCIL (2001). Fruit plus: Fruit in schools partnership: Pre five school pack. Glasgow: NHS Greater Glasgow.

HEALTH EDUCATION AUTHORITY (2000). The adventures of Safe-T and the H Squad: Food hygiene teaching pack for 7-10 year olds. London: Health Education Authority.

LEARNING RESOURCES (2000). Food pyramid pocket chart and book set.
Norfolk: Learning Resources.

ANONYMOUS (1999). Nutrition activity tote. California: Frank Schaffer Publications.
Contains the following items: Healthy Food Bag (felt display); Food Pyramid Poster; First Discovery Vegetable Book; Fruit and Vegetable Cutting Set; and a See-Inside Fruit and Vegetable Jigsaw.

INJOY VIDEOS (1998). Teen breastfeeding: the natural choice [Video set]. Injoy Productions.

LEARNING RESOURCES (1995). Eat smart with the pyramid pals (Poster). Norfolk: Learning Resources.

LEARNING RESOURCES (1994). Magnetic food fun healthy set. Learning Resources.
Contains the following items: 34 magnetic menu items featuring foods from the 5 main food groups; magnetic write-on/wipe-off placemat for menu planning; order pad for playing restaurant; and suggested activities leaflet. Suitable for ages 3 and up.

LEARNING RESOURCES (1994). Magnetic food fun : multicultural set. Learning Resources.
Contains the following items: 37 magnetic pieces; magnetic write-on/wipe-off placemat for menu planning; order pad for playing restaurant; and suggested activities leaflet. Suitable for ages 3 and up.

LEARNING RESOURCES [1994]. Magnetic healthy foods. Learning Resources.
Contains 36 pieces: 33 magnetic menu items featuring foods from the 5 main food groups; magnetic write-on/wipe-off placemat for menu planning; order pad for playing restaurant; and suggested activities leaflet. Suitable for ages 3 and up.

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Personal development

WETTON, Noreen and COLLINS, Margaret (2003). Pictures of health. Dunstable: Belair Publications.

Pictures of health provides stimulating ideas and activities to encourage children to take responsibility for their own health and well-being. Through the seven broad themes children have the opportunity to learn about their own rights, duties and responsibilities, as well as those of others, and learn to respect and value the richness and diversity of society.

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Physical activity

HEALTH EDUCATION BOARD FOR SCOTLAND (2002). The Class Moves! Edinburgh: Health Education Board for Scotland.

GORDON A et al. (2001). Play @ home. Fife: Fife Council.

SCHOOLS HEALTH EDUCATION UNIT (2000). Physical activity. Hemel Hempstead: KCP Publications.

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Safety

ACCESS PARTNERSHIP (2002). Red alert: Fire safety for 7-11 year olds. Stockport: The Access Partnership.

ROYAL SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF ACCIDENTS (2001). Small beginnings: a leader´s guide to developing the concepts and skills underlying safety. Birmingham: Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

SCHOOLS HEALTH EDUCATION UNIT (2000). Safety (A teacher´s resource). Hemel Hempstead: KCP Publications.

BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION (1998). The Artie Beat educational resource material for 7-11 year olds. London: British Heart Foundation

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Sexual health and wellbeing

DODD, Karen and others (2007). Exploring sexual and social understanding: an illustrated pack designed for working with people with learning disabilities. Kidderminster: British Institute of Learning Disabilities.

MCCARTHY Michelle and THOMPSON David (2007). Sex and the 3Rs: rights, risks and responsibilities: a sex education pack for working with people with learning disabilities. Brighton: Pavilion Publishing.

KERR-EDWARDS, Lesley and SCOTT, Lorna (2005). Talking together...about contraception, Book One. London: Family Planning Association.

KERR-EDWARDS, Lesley and SCOTT, Lorna (2005). Talking together...about contraception, Book Two. London: Family Planning Association.

JOHNS, Rebecca and SCOTT, Lorna and others (2004). Let´s do it: creative activities for sex education for young people with learning difficulties. Bucks: Image in Action.

CRAFT Ann (2003). Living your life: the sex education and personal development resource for special educational needs. London: Brook Publications.

CRAFT Ann (2003). Living your life: 68 photocopiable worksheets. London: Brook Publications.

KERR-EDWARDS, Lesley and SCOTT, Lorna (2003). Talking together...about sex and relationships: a practical resource for schools and parents working with young people with learning disabilities. London: Family Planning Association.

ATHENA INFORMATION MANAGEMENT [2002]. Sex and sensibility. [Video Pack]. Worcester : Athena Information Management.

CENTRE FOR HIV AND SEXUAL HEALTH (2002). Rollercoaster: a game exploring the ups and downs of puberty. Rotherham: Centre for HIV and Sexual Health, Rotherham Education Authority.

COHEN, Julian (2001). Primary school sex and relationships pack. Liverpool: Healthwise. ISBN 1873460384
ROGERS Vanessa (2001). Let´s talk about relationships : handbook of resource activities for young people. Leicester : National Youth Agency.

RAMSAY, Iain (1999). Growing up [Sex education] Harlow: BBC Active ISBN 9780563516385.
[Resource pack containing an A4 booklet of photocopiable activity sheets, a DVD and 3 colour posters]

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Smoking

NHS HEALTH SCOTLAND (2008). Tobacco facts: a resource pack for teachers, youth workers and those working with children and young people on tobacco issues. Edinburgh: NHS Health Scotland.

GASP (2004). Smoker´s tar in a jar (Jar and display stand). Bristol: GASP.

Demonstrates the amount of tar in tobacco smoke and helps to explain to smokers what causes cancer, bronchitis and emphysema.

HEALTH EDCO (2004). Death of a lung (Easel display and leaflet). Texas: Health Edco.

Cast from real specimens, the display consists of three hand-painted models representing a normal lung, a lung with emphysema, and a lung with cancer. Vividly illustrates the dangers of smoking.

GASP (2004). Pot pourri of puffing poisons (Set of jars and display stand). Bristol: GASP.
Set of 30 labelled jars each containing relevant objects, liquids, and gases to represent the 4000 deadly chemicals in cigarette smoke. Accompanied by an A4 poisons poster in a display stand and also a sheet of ideas for displaying and styling the set of poisons.

GASP (2004). What´s in tobacco smoke? (Display case). Bristol: GASP.

Wooden box display demonstrating 30 of the 4000 chemicals found in tobacco smoke. Designed by a creative collage artist, it contains a mix of chemicals in jars, insects, cars, objects and photos.

TACADE (1996). Acting for health: drugs, smoking, alcohol misuse. Video resource pack for teachers, youth workers and parents. Department of Health.

HEALTH EDCO (2004). The consequences of smoking : 3D display. Texas: Health Edco.

DRISCOLL, Nancy Anne (2003). Smoking prevention bingo : an educational game for teens about smoking prevention. Milton Keynes: Incentive Plus.

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH and others (2002). The world of tobacco... turning over a new leaf.
Salford: Tacade.

SCHOOLS HEALTH EDUCATION UNIT (2000). Drugs education including alcohol and tobacco. Hemel Hempstead: KCP Publications.

HERTFORDSHIRE HEALTH PROMOTION (1998). Smoking awareness pack: a visual resource. HERTFORDSHIRE HEALTH PROMOTION.

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