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Looking for a way to connect with the families you serve or encourage healthy lifestyles both in and outside of the classroom? Well, we’ve got you covered! NEA Healthy Futures is excited to announce our latest resource — the Take Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Together Family Guide.
Make Health a Family Affair! Now you can engage your students’ families in fun, hands-on learning with the Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Family Guides! Available in English and Spanish, these colorful user-friendly guides will reinforce classroom lessons and make getting healthy a fun family affair. The new Take Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Together… Read more »
This letter to educators introduces the Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Family Guide. Schools play an integral role in teaching students about what it means to be healthy, and the family guide can help students and their families lead healthier lives. The Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Family Guide is also available in Spanish, and was developed in partnership with… Read more »
This tip sheet for the Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Family Guide will help schools get started and make a plan for implementing the guide. It includes family engagement ideas, and ways to take action to help families lead healthier lives. The Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Family Guide is also available in Spanish, and was developed in… Read more »
The Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Family Guide was created for families with children in grades K-6 as a 10-part guide to share valuable information customized to the ages of your children and their health needs. It is based on 10 healthy steps that can lead you and your family to a healthier lifestyle by focusing on eating healthy and being more active—together…. Read more »
This colorful set of cards depicting real food will become a favorite in your classroom. Designed to go with the Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Teacher’s Guide, these cards complement activities in the guide, but can also be used in other lesson plans and by your students to create nutrition-related games. We bet you can… Read more »
This colorful, educational poster will brighten up any classroom or space in your school or building! Designed to go with the Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Teacher’s Guide, this poster will help reinforce concepts and inspire healthy choices year-round. For a bit of healthy inspiration at home, consider hanging this engaging and colorful poster in the… Read more »