National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Are You A Healthy Kid? (PDF | 232 KB)

NICHQ. Jump Up & Go.

An interactive kids activity that evaluates participant's current health using a series of fun surveys and quizzes. Includes fitness and nutrition fact sheets.


Healthier Kids, Brighter Futures

The American College of Sports Medicine.

Get involved in National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month! The Healthy Kids, Brighter Futures websites provides a complete listing of events for the month, links and resources, and a resource toolkit.


Let's Move!

The White House; HHS; USDA; ED; DOI.

Help combat childhood obesity by gaining knowledge and by getting up and moving! Let's Move! provides nutrition and physical activity success tips for kids, families, schools, and communities. The site also provides a wealth of fun nutrition and physical related activities that can be incorporated into everyday life.


Nutrition Education

Includes resources that can be use to teach both young children and school aged children about nutrition. Includes games, worksheets, and lesson plans.


Playbook for Prevention: Food & Exercise (PDF | 597 KB)

Connecticut Commission on Children.

Get active and healthy with the Playbook for Prevention for Food & Exercise. Activity sheets provide suggestions on how parents, youth, schools, and policy leaders can get involved with childhood health and nutrition.


Preventing Childhood Obesity in Early Care and Education Programs

American Academy of Pediatrics; American Public Health Association; National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education; DHHS. HRSA. Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

National standards describing evidence-based best practices in nutrition, physical activity, and screen time for early care and education programs.


School Health Guidelines to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity

DHHS. Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Describes ways how schools can promote healthy eating and physical activity.


U R What U Eat (PDF | 1.4 MB)

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

U R What U Eat encourages children to make healthy food choices by identifying those foods they should eat often, eat less often, and those foods they should eat least often.


We Can!

DHHS. NIH. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Website provides ways to enhance children's activity and nutrition. Gives resources on how to reduce screen time, get active, and eat right.


Weight Management for Youth

USDA. NAL. Nutrition.gov.

A resource list describing ways to help take charge of weight issues amongst youth populations.


What's the Right Weight for Me?

The Nemours Foundation. KidsHealth for Nemours.

Learn what the correct weight for you is, what contributes to that weight, calculate your BMI, and read tips about how to stay at a healthy weight.