New York: State Developed MaterialsActiv8Kids! New York State School Nutrition and Physical Activity Best Practices Toolkit (PDF | 3.3 MB)
New York State Department of Health. New York State Department of Education; 2005.
The Activ8Kids! program was launched in June 2005 to fight childhood obesity and promote healthy lifestyles among children. The toolkit is a resource to help schools improve their nutrition and physical activity environments. It is also intended to assist Local Education Agencies (LEAs) in developing local wellness policies to create a healthier school environment. School administrators, teachers, parents and community partners can also use the toolkit.
Eat Well Play Hard in Child Care Settings
New York State Department of Health; 2008.
Through the provision of six lessons to both young children and their parents, and two lessons to child care center staff, this project aims to provide consistent and positive messages about eating healthy foods and being physically active to three and four year old children attending targeted child care centers and their caregivers (at home and in child care).