Medication Safety Patrol: Is It Candy or Medicine? Game

Scholars play a sorting game designed to encourage safe medication handling. They browse pictures of candy and medication, then decide which of the two they're looking at by raising a card labeled candy or medicine.

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Copy and laminate game pieces for continued use with little wear and tear
  • Place the game in a manilla envelope for pupils to play when they finish a task early 
  • Give candy as a prize for those that answer the most questions correctly 
Classroom Considerations
  • Copies look best in color, but black and white copies will suffice  
Pros
  • Game overview includes talking points and discussion questions all about healthy habits
  • Offers another method of showing the presentation if technology is not available 
Cons
  • None