Resources for living well
This website has ideas, instructions, and videos of fun activities and games for students in grades 4-8.
San Diego County Office of Education
These programs aim to assist parents in helping children manage their weight and live healthy lifestyles with specific activities and milestones.
This website gives kids ages 9 to 13 the information they need to make healthy lifestyle choices. The site focuses on topics that are important to them—such as stress and physical fitness—using kid-friendly lingo, games, quizzes, and other interactive features. The Teacher's Corner provides interactive, educational, and fun activities that are linked to national education standards for science and health.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
These teaching resources, including educational classroom games and school activities for preventing obesity, will help educators develop a preschool curriculum that builds a bridge between the school, home, and community and protects young children from developing risky behaviors.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
ChooseMyPlate.gov from the USDA illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet and provides tools for diet/calorie tracking and information on weight management, physical activity, and healthy eating. Some materials available in Spanish.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
These validated patient survey tools work to assess patient and health care professional attitudes, wishes, and needs in diabetes management, a vital and valuable part of patient-centred quality of care improvement.
DAWN (Diabetes Attitutes, Wishes, and Needs) Study
This resource provides tools for behavior change and information on how to create new healthy habits as well as a network to connect and share with other concerned families.
This toolkit assists parents in helping their children make healthy food choices and start healthy habits to prevent diabetes. The materials use Sesame Street characters to teach lessons on nutrition and healthy activities. En español
This nutrition and activity guide for parents has colorful pages filled with tips for teaching children about the importance of proper diet and regular physical activity, and to form healthy habits early on. En español
This website for kids tells you cool stuff about how your body works, how eating right helps you play better and feel good, and how staying active is lots of fun! En español
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