There are lots of activities to help your students in the tobacco prevention and intervention areas. Some are classroom activities. Some are great homework activities for projects. Some are great group or club activities.
Fire Truck - Smoking is a leading cause of house fires. This game pits you against the fires in the apartment. Great for all levels.
Type or Die - Truth brings us a fun game that will also test your typing skills. The touch of scarcasm goes a long way on this one.
Cigarette Killer - You don't have to read Japanese to understand this game. Use your water gun to shoot the ends of lit cigarettes in the cafeteria.
Interactive Biopsy - Another great interactive feature from Australia lets YOU play doctor with a tobacco victim. Use a scalpal, syringe or tweezers to take body samples and see why this tobacco user may have died. This is definitely for older kids and not appropriate in the elementary grades.
Smokes & Ladders - A great game from Australia that can be played with 1 to 4 players. Split up your class into 4 teams and play it on the projector screen for great learning fun.
The Tobacco Millioniare Game III - This version was demonstrated first at The Florida School Counselors Association Conference in 2013. Counselors from around Florida had a great time looking up answers and trying to win prizes. Teaching Concept: Create a blank answer sheet for each student and do the game as a class allowing student self-checking.
The Tobacco Millioniare Game II - This version was demonstrated first at FAHPERD in 2013. Teachers from around Florida had a great time looking up answers and trying to win prizes. Teaching Concept: Create a blank answer sheet for each student and do the game as a class allowing student self-checking.
Hang Tobacco Man - This the familiar hang man game with terms taken from our tobacco prevention course. Some words, names or phrases may be tough the first time through if you did not take our course, but you will be able to learn from this great activity.
The Tobacco Millioniare Game - This is a game based on the traditional millionaire game featuring questions from our online tobacco prevention online course that educators can take in the State of Florida. Teaching Concept: Create a blank answer sheet for each student and do the game as a class allowing student self-checking.
Tobacco Atlas - This great resource can be used with your class or given to your students to experiment with at home. The interactive atlas provides statistics on many products and profiles globally. Some may surprise you. This is a great way to integrate tobacco prevention into social studies, geography and mathematics at many grade levels.
Smoke Free Kids - This page is part of a great site and designed for teachers. It has a "Smoke Free Game" that you can download right there.
New Brunswick Anti-Tobacco Coalition - This page has some great activities and it looks like there was student input on some of the ideas. Many of these are great for middle and high school, especially if you have an active group that likes to get out there and be heard.
eHow - This site comes through with THREE game ideas for kids. Take a look at "Toxic Cloud Burst" or "Smokes and Ladders". Try "Bonko's Body Quiz". This is a great start for your class to have fun while learning about the pitfalls of tobacco.
Purdue Tobacco Activity - The University of Purdue created this great scientific activity that would probably be appropriate any where from late 4th grade through 12th. It is very detailed and makes a great writing lesson if you wanted students to write about their observations and conclusions.
Age Me - This site lets you upload a photograph and see the aging process. The influences of tobacco can be made very evident using this site.
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