Staying Active

Make summer fun with activities to keep kids moving and engage kids in games and activities to keep them coming back for more.

Nutrition Education and Activities

  • Use lessons and parent newsletters from the Read for Health curriculum to engage participants using books and fun, interactive nutrition and gardening activities. Select from the list below for a theme that fits with your program:
  • Use the “Energy Balance” lesson from the ReFresh curriculum to teach about the concept of energy and its different forms and make ice cream in a bag!
  • Engage youth through simple and ready to use games and challenges:
    • Hot Tomato – Kids will be get wet and learn about seasonal fruits and vegetables with this version of a classic game. (English) (Spanish)
    • Bring the Heat 2-Minute Challenge – Kids will challenge themselves to see how many exercises they can do in a specific amount of time. (English) (Spanish)
    • The Big Wind Blows – Kids will get moving while getting to know each other better. (English)  (Spanish)

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