The Over-the-Counter Medicine Safety program provides important foundational information to help equip children with knowledge about over-the-counter medicine safety and practices. These teaching units, designed for grades 5-6, explore all facets of the Drug Facts label and the importance of taking and storing OTC medicine safely. An emphasis is placed on always checking with an adult before taking any medication.
Click the images to download the program’s five individual units and the bonus activity unit. Each of the five units includes a teacher’s guide, activity sheet, mini-poster, answer key, and the family letter in English and Spanish. In addition, Unit 1 includes a pre/post quiz to assess student knowledge-gain.
Games and Videos
Engage students with interactive online games, quizzes, videos, a digital storybook, and a Kahoot! challenge to reinforce over-the-counter medicine safety.