Monthly Archives: November 2014

HHKids – smoking awareness

‘Happy Healthy Kids’ came into Year 5 today to speak to us about some of the dangers involved in smoking.

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We looked at a list of dangerous chemicals and had to decide as a group which may be in each cigarette. Some of The chemicals were rocket fuel, cyanide and even rat poison!!

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We then look at the effect that cigarettes can have on our bodies…

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…and saw a demonstration of how tar can cover your lungs!

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We then worked out the cost of smoking could have on your wallet in pounds and pence. Did you know smoking a packet of cigarettes every day for a year could cost around £3102.50?!

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At the end of the lesson the children came up with lots a facts and reasons not to smoke!

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