HLC Curriculum: Pre K


$199.00 for 2 years



Program Overview

Developed in collaboration with the American Health Foundation, HLC Pre-K Program is a Pre-K behavioral-health curriculum designed to introduce healthy behaviors to young children. Most lessons are introduced through children’s authentic literature and circle group activities. Small and large group activities are also offered to introduce social/emotional, cognitive and physical learning experiences. The program meets all curriculum guidelines for developmentally appropriate practices established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

HLC Pre-K Program can be used in a traditional preschool setting or with after-school or summer camp programs. HLC Pre-K Program consists of six units with five lessons in each unit. Topics are:

  • Life Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Safety
  • Nutrition
  • Fitness
  • Wellness


  • Easy to integrate into a preschool setting with circle group, small group and large group activities
  • Covers social, emotional and physical skills that should be mastered in the preschool years
  • Includes additional activities to reinforce key concepts in learning centers

Scope & Sequence

   Life Skills 1, 4, 5, 7    Conflict Resolution 1, 4, 7    Safety 1, 4, 7
  • Feeling good about oneself
  • Making decisions
  • Using speaking and listening skills
  • Working together
  • Calming oneself when angry or upset
  • Exploring feelings
  • Using words to communicate feelings
  • Taking turns
  • Sharing
  • Cooperating and working together
  • Importance of safety rules
  • Safety rules for school
  • Street safety
  • Fire safety
  • Stranger safety
   Nutrition 1, 7    Fitness 1, 7    Wellness 1, 3, 7, 8
  • Identifying foods
  • Eating variety
  • Exploring foods from different cultures
  • Preparing foods
  • Healthy snacks
  • Movement
  • Exercise
  • Balance, coordination and rhythm
  • Creative movement
  • Stretching
  • Healthy habits
  • Germs
  • Doctors visits
  • Cigarettes
  • Avoiding second-hand smoke

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