Are you ready for summer? The USDA Food and Nutrition Service is with their NEW Summer Food, Summer Moves resource kit. It’s fun, hands-on and designed to get kids and families excited about healthy eating and physical activity during the summer months. The kit focuses on using music, games, art, and movement to motivate kids and families to choose more fruits and vegetables, choose water instead of sugary drinks, get enough physical activity every day, and to limit screen time. Download it here.
Take Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives
The Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Family Guide was created for families with children in grades K-6. This 10-part guide shares valuable information customized to the ages of the children and their health needs. It is based on 10 healthy steps that can lead families to a healthier lifestyle by focusing on eating healthy and being more active—together. The Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Family Guide is also available in Spanish. Order your free copies today!
School Health Policies and Practices
Interested in school health policies and practices? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released their 2014 results on everything from health trends, alcohol and drug use and counseling/social services to integrated pest management, pregnancy prevention and suicide prevention. View the report online.
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