- Create a School Health Advisory Council at your neighborhood school
- Apply for the The Healthier US School Challenge (HUSSC)
Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. (-from www.letsmove.gov)
A walking school bus is a group of children walking to school with one or more adults. If that sounds simple, it is, and that’s part of the beauty of the walking school bus. It can be as informal as two families taking turns walking their children to school to as structured as a route with meeting points, a timetable and a regularly rotated schedule of trained volunteers. (-from www.walkingschoolbus.org)
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MyPyramid for kids is a great place to download lesson plans that incorporate nutrition into a variety of subjects.