Sesame Street has created the Healthy Habits for All webinar to discuss the importance of healthy habits for young children and families.
Through USDA Food Nutrition Service guidance and collaboration, the Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) has developed CACFP training materials. ICN’s trainings include meal pattern requirement training, a CACFP tip card, and a CACFP best practice training.
American Heart Association has created a useful infographic that details four ways to consume fat. These four tips are not only easy but a delicious way of consuming good fats.
Without the structure and resources that the school year offer, children are at greater risk for weight gain and unhealthy eating habits in the summer. National Summer Learning Association recognizes this issue and has compiled a useful worksheet with tips to keep kids active and healthy in the summer.
Our friends at the National Drinking Water Alliance have created the Water First Toolkit, which provides strategies to promote water intake. Some of the promotion strategies listed in this guide are more general and applicable to various locations, while other strategies are more appropriate for specific types of settings.
Have a Plant has published a useful article on produce to eat during the summer months. This resource emphasizes being on the lookout for signage that calls attention to locally-grown produce in your region.
As part of the Eating Well Initiative, Sesame Street recently released the storybook Summer Sips. This storybook includes creative tips, recipes, and facts about healthy drinks for children.
National Summer Learning Association announced National Summer Learning Week from July 11th to July 15th. Celebrate the awesome power of summer learning all month long through five unique themes.
Our friends at National Recreation and Park Association have claimed July as National Park and Recreation Month and have provided tips on how to proclaim National Park and Recreation Month in your community.
Our friends at Alliance for a Healthier Generation have created a useful resource on healthy ways to reward children. This resource states that using food as a reward or punishment not only encourages children to eat outside of meal and snack times or when they’re not hungry, but also may create a lifelong habit of rewarding or comforting themselves with food.