Staff Wellness

Looking for ideas to promote employee wellness in your school or jurisdiction? The Sandbox is a collaborative website with school employee workplace health resources and ideas. Check it out!

150 & Beyond

Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines recommend that adults get at least 150 minutes of physical exercise per week. 

On that note, challenge your staff to a minimum of 150 minutes of physical activity each week for 1-4 weeks! 


50 Ways to Take a Break

It is easy to get wrapped up in the day-to-day of school life so being mindful of taking time to breathe is important! This staff wellness initiative challenges school staff to take breaks throughout the day. 


8-Day Sleep Challenge

This staff challenge prioritizes health by promoting something many of us take for granted – sleep!


Fantastic Four

This 3-week challenge gets staff to focus on meeting recommendations from Eating Well with Canada Food Guide. It's the perfect opportunity to to challenge eachother while learning what our bodies need to be at their best!


Hydration Station

Do you drink enough water? How much water is enough? This challenge encourages staff to ensure they're getting enough glasses of water each day. 


Rainbow Lunch

Rainbow Lunch is a simple, fun challenge to encourage your staff to eat all the ROYGBIV colours of the rainbow and have a little fun at the same time.


Standing Up Against Sedentary Behaviour

Many of us are guilty of getting too sedentary at work, even though prolongued durations of sitting is linked to many negative health outcomes. 

This 2-week challenge pushes you to modify your work routine and incorporate at least 4 movement breaks into your work day.