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  • Healthy Living Activities cover page.

    Heads In, Hearts In: Full Healthy Living Activity Book

    Published on October 18, 2018

    The Heads In, Hearts In family enrichment program encourages families to use their minds as a tool to expand their knowledge around a variety of topic areas. This packet contains all 15 healthy living activities.

  • Strong Bones = Calcium cover page.

    Heads In, Hearts In: Strong Bones = Calcium

    Published on October 18, 2018

    In this activity, you will match the bags of flour (which represent the amount of calcium in the bones) to the age of a person. This will reinforce the idea that people build bones as they get older but then bone building stops.

  • Size Matters cover page.

    Heads In, Hearts In: Size Matters

    Published on October 18, 2018

    In this activity, you will learn that you can find serving sizes on Nutrition Facts labels. You will also learn that the serving dish we use often gives a misperception for how much food we should eat.

  • Physical Activity Log cover page.

    Heads In, Hearts In: Physical Activity Log

    Published on October 18, 2018

    In this activity, you will create a physical activity log by recording each day's physical activity, making sure that the total number of minutes of activity each day is at least 60.

  • MyPlate Bracelet cover page.

    Heads In, Hearts In: MyPlate Bracelet

    Published on October 18, 2018

    In this activity, you will create a bracelet as a tangible reminder to help you remember to eat from each of the five food groups, drink water and stay active.

  • Hunt for Nutrition cover page.

    Heads In, Hearts In: Hunt for Nutrition

    Published on October 18, 2018

    In this activity, you will begin to identify the five food groups and categorize each food that you find into one of the food groups.

  • Get Healthy With MyPlate cover page.

    Heads In, Hearts In: Get Healthy With MyPlate

    Published on October 18, 2018

    In this activity you will learn the importance of having a well-balanced diet that contains an appropriate amount of each food group by exploring the five food groups using MyPlate.

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