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Healthy Living

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4-H Activity Guide

 

Healthy Living Resources

Kids’ Animal Yoga Cards

National 4-H Council- 4-H Healthy Living Activity Guide: Download the 4-H Healthy Living Activity Guide for 30 hands-on, educational activities to help your child live a happy, healthy life.
https://4-h.org/about/inspire-kids-to-do/#main-form

MyPlate Kid’s Place:  MyPlate Kid’s Place includes games, videos, songs, and activity sheets to help kids learn about food, nutrition, and physical activity.
https://www.choosemyplate.gov/browse-by-audience/view-all-audiences/children/kids

Food Science Activities For Kids: Penn State University offers a list of easy, hands-on activities to help kids learn about Food Science.
https://foodscience.psu.edu/youth/experiments

UGA Extension’s FoodTalk.org: Foodtalk includes simple recipes, as well as many quick and easy instructional videos. Get the whole family involved in cooking with foodtalk.org.
https://foodtalk.org

FoodHero: FoodHero, from Oregon State University, offers kid-approved recipes, cooking videos, activity sheets and coloring pages.
https://www.foodhero.org/kids

Fight BAC: The Partnership for Food Safety Education’s Fight BAC!® for Kids section includes ideas and fun activities for kids that teach them about the basics of safe food handling.
https://www.fightbac.org/kidsfoodsafety/kids-games-and-activities/

America’s Test Kitchen for Kids: America’s test kitchen is temporarily offering free access to resources for youth. Check it out for ideas, recipes, and information about young people in the kitchen.
https://www.americastestkitchen.com/kids/home

Home Baking Association: The Home Baking Association also has some lesson plans and other resources posted for Classroom, After-school & Clubs work with youth. These provide good examples of teaching along with baking — special food needs, measuring, roles of ingredients like fats, flour, etc.
https://www.homebaking.org/lesson-plans/

LifeSmarts U: LifeSmarts U lessons explore current consumer topics in depth. Lessons in this virtual classroom have two components – online modules for independent student learning, and an “unplugged” lesson for educators to use in classroom or group instruction.
https://lifesmarts.org/lifesmarts-u

Food and Drug Administration Food and Science Resources-  If you are looking for free online food-related science resources, FDA has interactive curricula using food safety & nutrition to make science relevant.  Note the Nutrition topics are from 2017, so the Nutrition Facts label one would not have the latest nutrition facts panel information.
https://www.fda.gov/food/students-teachers/science-and-our-food-supply

 

Food & Nutrition Links

to help foods project leaders and youth wanting recipes for cooking contests