Healthy Youth for a Healthy Future
The U.S. Surgeon General’s Childhood Overweight and Obesity Prevention Initiative has three main goals that will be emphasized on October 6 for Child Health Day. Check out their website for additional information and resources.
|Help kids stay active!|
|Encourage healthy eating habits!|
|Promote healthy choices!|
Peaceful Playgrounds walking program called "We Count" provides a curriculum on physical activity and nutrition information including Parent Newsletters, Student Newsletters and teacher mini-lessons. Student and parent newsletters cover topics such as: Getting Started Moving; Activity Choices; Walking Tips; Benefits of Physical Activity; Calories: How Much is Enough?; Portion Sizes: Am I Eating too Much?; and When Bigger is Not Better: Portion Sizes.