Independence Health and Animal Services Department offers the following health promotion classes to the children at child care centers in Independence. Each class is 30 minutes in length. Contact us at the Independence Health Department to schedule class or for any questions.
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Service Oral Health
Video: Elmo Brushing Teeth
Organ Wise Guys
Encourages and promotes exercise and nutrition for children of all ages. The website provides free resources for teachers.
Spike's Poison Prevention
Missouri Poison Center’s website offers free resources and games that can be used in a classroom center to educate children and parents about the importance of keeping medications safely stored.
Lana Preschool Program
This preschool program teaches children that nutrition is fun and easy! Child care centers can find free tools and activities on their website.
The Independence Fire Department and Fire Facts offers educational programs and resources for child care centers to use to teach children about fire safety.
Summer Water Safety
Take the Pledge!