Food and Fun After School (© President and Fellows of Harvard College and YMCA of the USA) is a curriculum designed to develop healthy habits out of school time. Eleven teaching units help programs infuse healthy snacks and recipes, physically active games, and creative learning activities into regular program schedules. Curriculum materials are available free of charge below and on the Food and Fun website.
Foodandfun.org is an interactive website geared towards getting out-of-school time staff and parents excited about promoting physical activity and nutrition by creating healthy environments for themselves and their children. Everyone interested in making healthy changes should have access to information and resources that will help them in the process. That is why all of the materials you will find on foodandfun.org are free of charge! So go ahead and get started. Browse, download, plan, act … and don’t forget to have fun!
Check out the materials below for Food & Fun 2nd Edition.
Funders: Food and Fun After School was developed under a gift from Paul and Mary Finnegan. The second edition was revised under a gift from the Donald and Sue Pritzker Nutrition and Fitness Initiative.
For more information, contact Rebekka Lee.
Tools for Parents and Families
Food, Fun and Family:
A Guide to Help Busy Families Develop Healthier Habits at Home
Check out our Food & Fun 2nd Edition Training Materials, available for free at http://foodandfun.org/?p=change&user=staff&category=Training
Food & Fun After School has several training strategies to help afterschool staff learn about and implement the curriculum, including a new Training Video. Trainings teach participants about the health topics covered in the curriculum and introduce folks to the variety of materials and resources available. The trainings also incorporate opportunities for staff to discuss the importance of nutrition and physical activity and make plans for implementation.