Healthy eating and physical activity solutions for kids

Take the Healthy Kids Challenge with our Action Idea, Tip Sheet, and June Challenge

Take the Healthy Kids Challenge with our Action Idea, Tip Sheet, and June Challenge 

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Action Idea: Bumps on a Bagel Recipe, A Taste and Learn Activity

Ingredients:
4 whole grain bagels, split in half
4 small ripe bananas
ground cinnamon
1 cup raisins

This Taste and Learn Activity is based upon the HKC Healthy6 Snack Attack message which teaches kids to choose foods with added sugar and fat less often or in smaller amounts. Access the entire activity in the Monthly Action Idea section of our web site.


Tip Sheet: Water - The First Choice!

Help kids think about what they drink—starting with water! Encourage kids
to select water as a healthy thirst quencher instead of sugary beverages! Use
these ideas and activities to get them thinking about what they are drinking...

For all 6 tips to help kids do a Drink Think, go to our Take Healthy Action with Kids page and click on Parent Tip Sheet Download.


Healthy Challenge: Plan Your Snack Attack

Summer activites require "grab and go" snacks. Ahead of time, mix favorite whole grain cereals, dried fruits and nuts for a healthy snack and put in a plastic baggie. Add a baggie of baby carrots or cherry tomatoes and you have snacks ready at a moments’ notice.

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