Parents and Families

Nutrition & Physical Activity Tools for use with Parents & Families

Planet Health

An interdisciplinary curriculum focused on improving the health and well-being of sixth through eighth grade students while building and reinforcing skills in language arts, math, science, social studies, and physical education. Families are an important component of students’ environment and role models for nutritional and physical activity choices. There are a number of lessons in Planet Health that provide opportunities for input from and conversations with the parents and other family members of students. Read more about Connecting Parents and Families through Planet Health. 

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Sample Newsletter Articles and E-mail Messages

Apple a Day

Get Moving

Choose Healthy Fat

Go for Whole Grain

Tune Out TV

Be Sugar Smart

Healthy Snacks

Fact Sheets

Activate Your Family   Spanish

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Dietary Fat   Spanish

Fruits and Vegetables   Spanish

Take Control of TV   Spanish

Whole Grains   Spanish

Healthy Snacks

Healthy Hydration

Eat Well & Keep Moving

A school-based program to equip fourth and fifth grade students with the knowledge, skills, and supportive environment they need in order to lead healthier lives by choosing nutritious diets and being physically active.

Parent Information
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Eat Well & Keep Moving News

Fat in Foods

Fruits and Veggies

Keep Moving!

Stay Cool

Be Sugar Smart

Super Snacks

Tune Out the TV

Whole Grains

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Fact Sheets

Activate Your Family   Spanish

Dietary Fats   Spanish

Fruits and Vegetables   Spanish

Eat More Whole Grains   Spanish

Take Control of TV   Spanish 

Healthy Snacks

Food & Fun

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.

Parent Handouts (In English and Spanish)

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Activate Your Family

Healthy Hydration

Dietary Fats

Whole Grains

Healthy Snacking

Take Control of TV

Soon to Come!

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Check back soon forFood, Fun and Family: A Guide to Help Busy Families Develop Healthier Habits at Home and Food, Fun and Family Recipe Packet