Healthy eating and physical activity solutions for kids

HKC Healthy, Educational Events

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Healthy Kids Challenge® (HKC) events are a great example of Eat – Move – Enjoy Healthy Balance™ in action!  Not only are HKC events enjoyable, they are a valuable learning experience.

Each HKC event puts “Hear—See—Do” learning to work. Participants have an opportunity to HEAR healthy messages, SEE how to make healthy changes and DO, practice healthy choices.


Explore MyPlate™, previously Walk Through the Pyramid!

At the Miami, Florida, Fun and Fit as a Family Festival, a Food Network's South Beach Wine & Food Festival event; Cabot Creamery joined HKC in presenting the interactive display. Find out more as kids and families learned about the colorful USDA MyPlate and that healthy eating can be fun, colorful and tasty!

Also see Explore MyPlate ™ at the Walt Disney World 2012 Marathon!

Dance for Health™ Fundraiser
Kids love to dance, and Dance for Health™ provides a fundraising event that brings people together with a fun, healthy message. Learn more about having your own fundraiser.

Ready, Set, Cook and Eat
This entertaining cook-off features 3 teams - each given a surprise sack of food supplies, simple cooking equipment, kitchenware, and 30-45 minutes to prepare a tasty, healthy dish. See some Ready, Set, Cook and Eat™ in action.  

Dairy Dazzling Calcium Carnival
The carnival use simple, everyday resources and active play to teach kids “3-A-Day Dairy” lessons. From the beginning kids are engaged because they get to develop the games themselves! Consider incorporating Dairy Dazzling as part of an existing event.