About Slim Goodbody

Slim Goodbody, the costumed character created by John Burstein, has been championing children’s health for over forty years. Currently, his productions are seen by millions of children on Discovery Education. His live show shows tour theaters around the country reaching thousands of children every year. In addition, Slim is the author of fifty children’s books. His work has been honored with awards from Parent’s Choice, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, and the World Health Organization.

Slim’s Series Have Been Seen On…

Tim Niser, Valley Oaks Charter School, CA

"The Bodyology show was, without a doubt, one of the best I have ever seen. The show is definitely a great venue to educate young students about the importance of taking care of and learning about their bodies."

Tim Niser, Valley Oaks Charter School, CA

2019-06-27T09:04:04-04:00

Tim Niser, Valley Oaks Charter School, CA

"The Bodyology show was, without a doubt, one of the best I have ever seen. The show is definitely a great venue to educate young students about the importance of taking care of and learning about their bodies."

Diane LaMothe, Presentation of Mary Academy

"The children loved the program. There was a perfect balance of information and interaction."

Diane LaMothe, Presentation of Mary Academy

2019-06-27T09:04:44-04:00

Diane LaMothe, Presentation of Mary Academy

"The children loved the program. There was a perfect balance of information and interaction."

Michelle Culbertson, Trinity School, Georgia

"Bodyology was the best fieldtrip ever! Our students learned so much about the body, body parts, and their functions. It all fit right in with our curriculum on health and nutrition. We were able to stand up and dance and move with Slim Goodbody. The children were singing the songs for weeks!"

Michelle Culbertson, Trinity School, Georgia

2019-06-27T08:56:22-04:00

Michelle Culbertson, Trinity School, Georgia

"Bodyology was the best fieldtrip ever! Our students learned so much about the body, body parts, and their functions. It all fit right in with our curriculum on health and nutrition. We were able to stand up and dance and move with Slim Goodbody. The children were singing the songs for weeks!"

Ka Gagne, Ford River School, Bark River, MI

"Great, lively, exciting, attention getting, informative! Enjoyed the audience participation."

Ka Gagne, Ford River School, Bark River, MI

2019-06-27T08:57:02-04:00

Ka Gagne, Ford River School, Bark River, MI

"Great, lively, exciting, attention getting, informative! Enjoyed the audience participation."

Kathryn Seifert, Calusa Park Elementary School, Florida

"The Bodyology show was a fun and highly engaging performance filled with song, dance and music all inspired by state standards and grade appropriate curriculum. The students still talk of it today as something they will never forget. Thanks, Slim."

Kathryn Seifert, Calusa Park Elementary School, Florida

2019-06-27T09:02:39-04:00

Kathryn Seifert, Calusa Park Elementary School, Florida

"The Bodyology show was a fun and highly engaging performance filled with song, dance and music all inspired by state standards and grade appropriate curriculum. The students still talk of it today as something they will never forget. Thanks, Slim."

Terrie Smith, The Wise Academy, Texas

"I thought it was fantastic. He really explained the body systems in fun and meaningful ways."

Terrie Smith, The Wise Academy, Texas

2019-06-27T09:03:24-04:00

Terrie Smith, The Wise Academy, Texas

"I thought it was fantastic. He really explained the body systems in fun and meaningful ways."

Contact Information

Slim Goodbody

info@slimgoodbody.com

Newsletter

news@slimgoodbody.com

Telephone

1-207-831-2607

Fax

1-207-763-4804

Address

Slim Goodbody Productions
PO Box 242
Lincolnville Center, ME 04850

"Amazing !"

Bodylogy teaches children how the body works using songs, skits, 3-D visuals, and lots of audience participation.

Learning Objectives

By the end of our program, students will learn:
  • how the brain and nervous system work
  • how the heart and circulatory system function
  • how the digestive system processes food
  • how bones and muscles function as a team
  • why hygiene is important in disease prevention
  • why smoking is so harmful to health
  • how the MyPlate program helps guide food choices
  • why exercise is essential for a healthy life
  • how to avoid risky behavior

Knowing and Doing

Knowledge is important. However, when it comes to health education, knowledge without action is almost useless. There is a gap between knowing and doing. Our program is designed to bridge this gap.

Learn to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Learning Objectives

  • how different kinds of foods affect the body
  • why too much sugar and fat in a diet is harmful to health
  • what it really means when people say “Eat a well-balanced diet”
  • how television advertising and packaging influence food choices
  • how to become a smarter consumer
  • why balancing calories in (eating) and calories out (exercise) is the key to a healthy weight
  • how to make better choices, even at fast-food restaurants
  • why portion size is so important
  • how to increase physical activity