- 06-26-06, 12:30 PM #1
Childhood Obesity Resources for healthy activities and nutrition!
http://www.verbnow.com: The Verb Now Web site, by the Centers for Disease Control, gives children ideas for new outdoor games, innovative places to play and encourages them to get out and get active.
http://wecan.nhlbi.nih.gov: The We Can! Web site, designed by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, offers tips about portion control, food choices and activities for parents to implement with their children.
http://www.nick.com/myworld/letsjustplay Let's Just Play Go Healthy Challenge by Nickelodeon
for children 10-18 and at www.redwoodcity.org/parks for children 7-12: Kids Culinary Adventures (www.kca-ca.com) teaches children and teens to apply academics, including math, anthropology, science, and art, through the culinary arts. KCA staff includes professional chefs, special needs specialists, and bilingual staff members.
www.myfamilywellness.org: The Pennsylvania Medical Society offers online resources for parents who want to educate themselves about body fat and nutrition.
www.kidnetic.com: A place for kids to move, eat, talk and learn.
http://www.NamasteShares.org: A first-of-its-kind web-based community that will allow schools throughout the country to adapt the techniques and tools used at Namaste, a small start-up charter school that was originally conceived to address the problem of childhood obesity, and to share the programs that are working at their own schools. The curriculum and classroom materials are available, along with links to the resources used at the school. A full "curriculum map" is featured -- including objectives aligned to state academic standards and activities to implement the objectives. Photos and videos of Namaste teachers and students help to demonstrate the activities and assessments.
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