Hank the Health Hero

Programs

Since 2015, Hank the Health Hero has been a champion of healthy choices inspiring Lancaster children to adopt healthy habits.

Hank the Health Hero believes his healthy habits make him heroic! An energetic and imaginative 8-year-old puppet, Hank’s appetite for adventure inspires epic quests for healthy choices.  Hank desperately needs brave children who can help him stop the spread of germs, fight tooth decay, and wrestle with his feelings.  Pledge to make healthy choices and be a part of Hank’s Hall of Health Heroes!  Join Hank today!

Hank's Adventures in Wellness Series Includes:

Wellness Education

Hank’s Health Quest: Germs

Ages 3-6 | 30 minutes | 30 children per session

Join Hank in some heroic hand-washing to defeat Genny Germ and help Hank’s trainer get a flu shot! The only thing contagious about this show is Hank’s healthy attitude.

Hank Huggable & Quest Take Home Journal

Ages 3-6 | Extended Learning Resource | 1 per classroom

Hank the Health Hero loves healthy adventures with his friends. Now it’s your turn to take Hank home! With the selection of any Hank Quest presentation, your classroom will receive your very own Hank Huggable plush toy and Quest Time Take-Home Journal. Each child in your classroom will have a turn to take Hank home and record their healthy adventures in the Quest Take Home Journal.

 

 
Behavioral Health Education

Story Time with Hank: Hank’s Sense-sational Day

Ages 1-3 | 30 minutes |30 children per session

Listening to your body is a healthy choice. Swish, crunch, stomp! Discover the language of sensations in this interactive story time with Hank the Health Hero!

Hank’s Health Quest: Feelings!

Ages 3-6 | 30 minutes | 30 children per session

Join Hank on an adventure to identify his big emotions. Meet Hank’s friends Detective Duck and Breathing Buddy Bear as they help Hank listen to clues in his body, explore emotions, and breathe with bravery!

Hank’s Feelings Toy Box

Ages 3-6 | Extended Learning Lending Kit

Continue exploring sensations, emotions, and self-regulation skills with our extended learning lending kit! Hank’s Feelings Toy Box invites little learners to practice self-regulation skills with lesson plans and materials that promote learning through discovery and play.

 

Oral Health Education

Story Time with Hank: Hank’s Healthy Smile

Ages 1-3 | 30 minutes | 30 children per session

Did Hank forget to brush his teeth?  Join us for an interactive story time with Hank the Health Hero and find out!  Bring your healthy smile and wiggle it all out with your best floss dance!

Hank’s Health Quest: Teeth!

Ages 3-6 | 30 minutes | 30 children per session

Hank’s appetite for adventure inspires epic quests for healthy choices. Dare to join Hank as he fights tooth decay with his Brushy Brush and Bottle of Waterness. Adventure awaits!

Hank’s Toothy Toy Box

Ages 3-6 | Extended Learning Lending Kit

Hank’s Health Quest continues with our extended learning lending kit! Borrow Hank’s Toothy Toy Box after a Hank Teeth Health Quest and engage early learners through guided inquiry, literacy, and the power of play.

Social

Hank is social! Health Heroes can like and follow Hank on Facebook and YouTube!

Resources

We have developed programs and resources to help grownups teach children about healthy habits. Visit the Resources for Caregivers & Teachers page to download our educational standards and Hank activity pages.