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  • 4-H Healthy Youth

    Michigan 4-H Youth Development supports and empowers individuals, families and volunteers to help young people make proactive decisions about healthy lifestyles by offering resources and tools around nutrition, fitness and health in young people.


  • 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.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Fruit or Vegetable?

    Published on October 18, 2018
    In this activity, you will learn to identify fruits and vegetables by determining if the picture on the card is of a fruit or a vegetable and placing the card in the correct bag.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Balloon Dance

    Published on October 18, 2018
    In this activity, you will use balloons and dance to see how easy and fun movement can be for the entire family.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Sugar Surprise

    Published on October 18, 2018
    In this activity, you will read nutrition labels to find sugar content. You will compare nutrition labels of drinks.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Pedometer Challenge

    In this activity, you will see how fast steps can add up on your pedometer, use pedometers to be creative and challenge yourself or each other to get as many steps as possible and see what types of activities you can do to get the most steps.

  • Healthy Youth: Healthy Smoothies, Healthy Drinks

    Published on March 20, 2017
    This activity gives kids the opportunity to taste fruits and vegetables blended together.

  • Keeping Kids Safe: Ages 6-11

    Published on November 7, 2019
    This resource introduces key concepts and age-appropriate activities for youth ages 6-11 that can be used to help protect children from child sexual abuse and help them build skills and knowledge that will reduce their risk of being victimized.

  • Keeping Kids Safe: Ages 12-17

    Published on November 7, 2019
    This resource introduces key concepts and age-appropriate activities for youth ages 12-17 that can be used to help protect children from child sexual abuse and help them build skills and knowledge that will reduce their risk of being victimized.

  • Keeping Kids SAFE: The downside to "sharenting" on social media

    Published on November 7, 2019
    Social media can help friends and family who are scattered across the globe connect with each other. It can also help people feel less isolated when things get tough.

  • Keeping Kids Safe: Ages 0-5

    Published on November 5, 2019
    This resource introduces key concepts and age-appropriate activities for youth ages 0-5 that can be used to help protect children from child sexual abuse and help them build skills and knowledge that will reduce their risk of being victimized.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Why I Love You

    Published on September 30, 2020
    In this activity, you will think about all the reasons you love the child and share those reasons with them. Communicating how you feel is a way to show the child that you love them unconditionally and will help the child understand their self-worth

  • Children & Youth Programming: Supporting Child and Family Development

    Published on April 24, 2017
    With a goal of ensuring every Michigan child is prepared with the knowledge, tools and skills to lead a healthy and productive life, MSU Extension’s children and youth programming uses the experiential learning model through which children learn best.

  • Let’s lose the shame about body shape

    Published on October 9, 2012
    Though we aren’t exactly sure what will eventually help us lead more nutritionally healthy lives we do know what won’t work: shame.

  • Quenching summer thirst – part 1

    Published on June 19, 2015
    Fresh fruits and vegetables contain water and can help hydrate your body.

  • Favorite fall flavors lead down dark paths

    Published on October 4, 2014
    Don’t let seasonal treats scare you, but beware.

  • Fun with nutrition

    Published on April 22, 2014
    Test your nutrition knowledge with this fun crossword puzzle.

  • Carrots: Cooking series A-Z with SSG Sadler - Part 5a

    Published on March 24, 2013
    Carrots offer more than vision benefits.

  • Take a Second: Buckle Up!

    Published on June 25, 2013
    To keep ourselves and our kid’s safe in vehicles, we need to make sure we are always buckled up. Fastening a safety belt in a vehicle only takes a second and can save a life.

  • Improve your health through healthy relationships

    Published on December 11, 2014
    Caring interactions are inexpensive, easy ways to improve overall health.

  • Fruit dip and protein

    Published on March 31, 2013
    A healthy fruit dip provides more than being just a tasty snack!