Your kids can have an active role in their health and the health of others. Below are some of our programs designed especially for children and youth of varying ages. Encourage your kids to check out our programs and learn how to start making a difference today!
Activities for Kids
|My Family Health Tree|
Did you know that just like the color of our eyes or how tall we are, other things like health conditions can be passed down genetically from one family member to another?
|Nutrition Flash Cards|
Practice learning your nutrition words while you are on the way to school, after dinner, or anytime! By knowing about what nutrients are in the foods we eat and drink you will be able to pick out which choices are healthy and which are not.
|What am I really drinking?|
We all have our favorite drinks we get when we get thirsty. But, did you know that just like eating healthy food, we need to drink healthy drinks?
|Healthy Challenge Scavenger Hunt|
Go on a scavenger hunt in your very own house! Grab a friend, a sibling, or a parent and hunt for the items.
|Happy, Healthy Eating|
The healthy foods we eat help our body to grow, run, walk, think, move, sleep, and fight off germs. But did you know that some foods can actually hurt our bodies?
|Making the Most of Play|
Part of a healthy lifestyle is staying physically active. Doctors say that kids should be physically active for at least 60 minutes a day. Try these tips for daily physical activity.
|5 Ways that Play can Change your Day|
Move until you're breathing hard or break a sweat and you may start noticing these changes today.
Programs for Children and Youth
NFL PLAY 60 Challenge
|Hoops For Heart|
Jump. Shoot. Save. Some kids are born with special hearts and need your help. You can make a difference! Sign up at heart.org/hoops.
Meet the Fats
|Jump Rope For Heart|
Be a Heart Hero and join millions of other kids in saving lives. Find out how at heart.org/jump.