HANDS UP for Health and Physical Literacy is a three part illustrated video series that will teach children and youth about the importance of physical and health literacy in a fun and engaging way.
Introduction to Physical & Health Literacy is the first video in the three part series and is intended for children aged 4-9. In this video, children will be introduced to the concepts of physical and health literacy. A general overview of both terms will be introduced and defined in order to help children and youth build the ground level knowledge needed to lead a healthy and active life every day.
2 – Exploring Physical & Health Literacy:
3 – Applying Physical & Health Literacy:
HANDS UP is also available in French as VITALITÉ. You can find the French videos at the following links:
1 – Introduction au savoir-faire physique et en santé :
2 – Exploration du savoir-faire physique et en santé :
3 – L’application de la littératie en matière de santé et d’éducation physique :
To order a copy of the DVD or a downloadable version of the videos visit the Ophea Order Tool at: https://www.ophea.net/product/hands-health-and-physical-literacy#.V6NLJjUTCDo
Written by: James Hartnett
Voice Over by: Andrew Hanna
Illustrated by: Liisa Sorsa, Thinklink graphics
Produced and directed by: Disa Kauk, Dscribe
DOP by: Robin Frigeri, Frigeri Productions
Edited by: David Schmidt
Sound Design and Audio Mixing by: www.48volts.ca
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Ophea is a not-for-profit organization and is led by the vision that all children and youth value and enjoy the lifelong benefits of healthy, active living. Since 1921, Ophea has been working to support the health and learning of children and youth in schools and communities through quality programs and services, partnerships, and advocacy.
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