Action For Healthy Kids

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  • Health
  • K-2, 3-5
From birthday to holiday parties throughout the school year, children and teachers have numerous reasons to celebrate. Swap out the traditional party...
  • Health
  • K-2, 3-5
Kids are often offered food, beverages and candy as rewards for accomplishments or “good” behavior. It is important for families, schools, and...
  • Health
  • K-2, 3-5
Do you know how much sugar is in your drink? Let's find out! The Rethink Your Drink campaign is a great way to teach students about the amount of...
  • Health
  • K-2, 3-5
Nutrition Facts labels can be difficult to read and confusing for all ages. Many times, reading a nutrition label can create more questions than...
  • Health
  • K-2, 3-5
It's time to start moving the problem! Get your students moving during academic time. Study after study shows kids who get regular physical activity...
  • Health
  • K-2, 3-5
Movement can be incorporated into almost any part of a student's day. In this challenge, add motions to songs you already sing in the classroom or...
  • Health
  • K-2, 3-5
Why is broccoli good for me? Why should I eat three servings of dairy every day? You've probably heard these questions before. Kids are curious and...
  • Health
  • K-2, 3-5
Movement increases brain function. It's as simple as that. Using physical activity challenges in the classroom helps children get ready to learn and...