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Healthy Bodies. Happy Kids.

Healthy Bodies. Happy Kids. is a healthy eating and physical activity toolkit designed for use in afterschool programs for children 6-12 years old. The Healthy Bodies. Happy Kids. toolkit contains information on healthy eating and physical activity. It also includes interactive activities and fun games that can be played in different spaces. Activities can be adapted to meet the age and needs of the group.


Table of Contents

The Healthy Bodies. Happy Kids. healthy eating and physical activity toolkit consists of 4 sections.

1. Introduction

  • Introduction (PDF 1.9MB)
    This document provides an overview of the toolkit.

2. Indoor Activities

  • Indoor (PDF 1.9MB)
    This document includes activity descriptions, required space and materials, modifying tips, and how to play the games.

3. Indoor/Outdoor Activities

4. Resources

The following resources include nutrition questions with varying degrees of difficulty, physical activity and movement ideas and a document from the Canadian Intramural Recreation Association (CIRA) on adapting activities to be inclusive.

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Date of creation: November 14, 2013
Last modified on: January 13, 2014