Good food, daily physical activity and a healthy environment that supports learning and growth are vital to helping students reach their full potential.
Parents have the primary responsibility for shaping their children's attitudes and behaviours about physical activity and healthy living. You can model and encourage healthy behaviours at home by being role models and leading an active and healthy lifestyle.
In this section of our website you will find some resources to help you make healthy choices and develop a healthy lifestyle for you and your family.
Eat Well: Easier, Healthier School Lunches 101 Get organized
No cramming required - these quick tips will help you get organized and make packing school lunches easier. Kids will give the lunch ideas an A+!
5 Ways to Make School Lunches Easier(Poster)Did you know?
Food allergies affect as many as six per cent of young children. Be aware when packing school lunches!
For more information about food allergies, visit: http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca/kids-enfants/food-aliment/allergies-eng.php
Get a helping hand
Post this cute poster where a little one will notice and you just might get some volunteers in the kitchen!
Did they eat all of their veggies?
Celebrate with this fun after-dinner activity! Children will love identifying and colouring some of their favourite foods. If they come across an item they don't recognize, put it on your grocery list and help them pick it out next time you're at the store together.