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  • Healthy Living Focused Websites for Families

    Published on January 10, 2019
    A few of the many websites that can help you help your child learn about nutrition, physical fitness and healthy lifestyle choices.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Food Labels: Count Your Ingredients

    Published on October 18, 2018
    In this activity, you will look at the nutrition labels on the food products on the table to see how many ingredients each contains, sort them on the table according to how many ingredients they have and learn which foods tend to be the healthiest choices.

  • 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.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Streamer Dance

    Published on October 18, 2018
    In this activity, you will use streamers to see how easy and fun movement can be.

  • 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.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Breathing Sphere

    Published on October 18, 2018
    In this activity, you will learn a basic breathing technique that both adults and children can use whenever they feel tense or stressed, and need a calming exercise.

  • 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: Paper Plate Balance

    Published on October 18, 2018
    In this activity, you will practice the skill of balance by balancing a paper plate on your head.

  • 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.

  • 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: A Drop of Blood

    Published on October 18, 2018
    In this activity, you will look at a model of a drop of blood and a picture that shows the parts of blood labeled. Using the picture, you will identify the four parts of blood in the model.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Breathing - Cotton Ball Challenge

    Published on October 18, 2018
    In this activity, you will learn that proper breathing helps build lung capacity.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: My Favorite Exercises Are...

    Published on October 18, 2018
    In this activity you will name several physical exercise you like to do and then create an individual balloon and toss it to choose an exercise to perform.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Heads In, Hearts In: Tubs of Butter Fun!

    Published on October 18, 2018
    In this activity, you will discover how to make your own butter using heavy whipping cream. You will gain an understanding of how fat molecules in heavy whipping cream can separate by agitation.

  • 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: 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.

  • 4-H Sportsmanship Activity Series

    Published on March 29, 2017
    Good sportsmanship is a critical skill for youth. Competitive events and activities provide a great opportunity for youth to learn how to be fair, respectful and gracious -- whether they win or lose.

  • 4-H Sportsmanship Activity: Sportsmanship - What is it?

    Published on March 29, 2017
    4-H Sportsmanship Activity: Sportsmanship - What is it?

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