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Every Kid Healthy Week: Take action at school and at home

Wondering where to start? Check out our AFHK Resource Library for activities, event ideas, resources and step-by-step guidance. Or click through each day’s focus and theme for more inspiration and resources! Be sure to register to celebrate.

APRIL 26, 2021

Mindful Monday

Get your kids or students practicing social emotional health and mindfulness skills to build resilience.

  1. Explore imagination through play-based yoga.
  2. Create a calm-down corner.
  3. Use mindful movement to build energy.
  4. Use breathing exercises for emotional regulation.
  5. Practice journaling.

And check out even more activities in our AFHK Resource Library.

APRIL 27, 2021

Tasty Tuesday

Build lifelong healthy eating habits by exposing kids to new foods, healthy cooking, and growing their own produce.

At school

  1. Learn how to Rethink Your Drink.
  2. Spruce up the school cafeteria.
  3. Plant an indoor or outdoor school garden.

At home

  1. Have a family taste test.
  2. Explore what farm-to-table means.
  3. Play with your food using food art.
  4. Use kitchen scraps for gardening.

And check out even more activities in our AFHK Resource Library.

APRIL 28, 2021

Wellness Wednesday

Explore with your kids or students what wellness means to them, and then develop self-care strategies.

  1. Create a family self-care plan.
  2. Explore the outdoors.
  3. Role model healthy behaviors.
  4. Use creative outdoor learning strategies.
  5. Plan SMART goals for health and wellness.
  6. Go green to improve health.

And check out even more activities in our AFHK Resource Library.

Get involved

Put school health on the map

Join the Every Kid Healthy movement by registering your event with us so we can put your school on the map! Visit our School Health Portal to take a quick survey about your event, or check out our how-to registration guide for more details.

Register your event

Volunteer at your school

Anyone can make a difference during Every Kid Healthy Week. Do you love to cook? Have a green thumb? A fitness expertise like dance or martial arts? Whatever your skills or passion, your school can benefit from your time and energy – even virtually!  Connect with your school today.

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Support Every Kid Healthy Week

Help us help schools and communities celebrate healthy, happy kids. Donate to expand our work making sure every child has access to nutritious foods, safe places to play, and opportunties to improve their physical and emotional health.

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Tips & resources for a successful event

Use these resources to plan your Every Kid Healthy Week events and activities, communicate about your event, and engage passionate volunteers from the local community who can offer expertise and extra hands to help you successfully implement.

Everyone is encouraged to join the celebration online by sharing photos of their events and actions on social media using #EveryKidHealthyWeek and #takeaction4healthykids.