One-pager: 7 things you can do to make your school a healthier place! Updated April 2018. Download Tips for Teachers
Customize the Action for Healthy Kids parent letter to remind parents of healthy ways to celebrate (Spanish)
Customize the Action for Healthy Kids parent letter to remind parents of healthy ways to celebrate
Schools can make the Action for Healthy Kids Healthy School Pledge. Encourage posting the signed pledge on a bulletin board in the hallway.
A short flier (2 pages) for parents and teachers to celebrate occasions in the classroom without unhealthy foods (this might be something you pass out for your program):
This CDC framework provides school nutrition professionals, school health professionals, administrators, teachers, and parents detailed information on the components of a school nutrition environment and how, together, they influence a students’ access to healthy foods and beverages at school. Access the PDF here: http://www.cdc.gov/healthyschools/nutrition/pdf/school_nutrition_framework_508tagged.pdf
This report provides a strong rationale for why the CHSC grant focuses on school wellness policy components. The report also includes recommendations for policy opportunities that align nicely with the grant strategies.
Classroom Celebrations CSPAP Food Marketing in Schools Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA) Joint/Shared Use Physical activity before and after school Physical activity during school Physical Education Safe Routes to School School Nutrition School Wellness Policy Staff Involvement Vending Wellness Committees
This brief fact sheet provides specific ideas for healthy classroom celebrations.
This brief fact sheet provides specific ideas for classroom rewards that promote health.
The CDC’s Healthy Schools section includes a multitude of resources on the nutrition environment, physical activity, obesity prevention, and chronic conditions. These resources include: data, tools, trainings, school health guidelines, local school wellness policy, state programs, resources for parents, and information on the link between health and academics.
Classroom Celebrations Community Engagement Competitive Foods CSPAP Farm to School Food Marketing Fundraising Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA) Parent Involvement Physical activity before and after school Physical activity during school Physical Education Recess Safe Routes to School School Nutrition School Wellness Policy Staff Involvement Vending Wellness Committees