Links


Physical Education Links


http://bicyclesafe.com/

How to not get hit by cars

http://school.fueluptoplay60.com/tools/nutrition-education/at-home-tools.php

Nutrition resources

http://www.pugetsoundfresh.org/

If you eat locally grown, fresh, nutritious foods you will support local farmers and help reduce greenhouse gases. Recipes, farming, links to more info...

http://hp2010.nhlbihin.net/portion/

National Heart Lung and Blood Institute's Portion Distortion

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/

American Heart Association

http://www.eatsmart.org/

Washington Dairy Council

http://www.doh.wa.gov/

Washington State Department of Health


Physical Activity Links

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY:

http://www.beactiveskagit.org/

Local resource for information and activities

http://kidnetic.com/

Scavenger hunts, Move Mixer, Fitness Challenges

http://www.pevideo.org/

Video of sports skills

http://www.circusfit.com/

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey provide parents and teachers with curriculum and and fun physical activities for kids!


SPORTS:

http://www.womenssportsfoundation.org/

A nationwide campaign to ensure equality in sports is underway!

http://www.sikids.com/

Sports games, photos, and news

 Quality Physical Education Links

New standards as of 2014-2015 school year for snacks in schools, including vending machines. Here is the link to the USDA website w/ the info on this: http://www.fns.usda.gov/healthierschoolday/tools-schools-focusing-smart-snacks.
 
This link is for the “snack calculator” that determines if the item meets the new Smart Snacks in Schools standards: http://tools.healthiergeneration.org/calc/calculator/
 
This is the link for MyPlate w/ standards for how many servings of each food group each age group needs (including kids): http://choosemyplate.gov/.
 
This is the link for Kids Eat Right (put out by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, my Academy): http://www.eatright.org/resources/for-kids.


Fit 4 the Classroom - Food, Move, Recharge, Mood


http://www.k12.wa.us/HealthFitness/Standards.aspx

This page includes our state standards for what chldren should know and be able to do.

http://www.aahperd.org/naspe/standards/nationalStandards/

publications available for National P.E. standards

http://www.k12.wa.us/HealthFitness/pubdocs/Grade5VocabWordsDefinitions.doc

Health & Fitness Vocabulary for Grade 5


Kids’ Health Links

http://www.medtropolis.com/VBody.asp

Build a skeleton!  English or Spanish

Also, brain, heart, digestive tract!


http://www.actionforhealthykids.org/

network of volunteers making schools healthier for kids


http://www.bam.gov/

Body and Mind:  diseases, food and nutrition, physical activity, your life- your body


http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/index.html

Center for Disease Control:  calculate body mass index


http://www.girlshealth.gov/

Be happy. Be healthy. Be you.  Be Beautiful.


http://www.healthinschools.org/

"Keeping kids healthy: Nutrition, Obesity & Physical Exercise" "Childhood Obesity: What the research tells us"


http://www.fcps.edu/fs/food/fitness/kidschallenge.pdf

Fun! Keep scrolling down...


http://kidshealth.org/


http://www.choosemyplate.gov - Special thanks to Dietitian J. Miller