How to Make a Summer Healthy Scrapbook for Kids

June 5, 2014

Get the summer off to a healthy start with the kids! Help them begin a scrapbook containing healthy eating and active play games, recipes and challenges. A fun project for youth summer programming or for kids at home!
Explain that kids will collect healthy information to put in their scrapbooks that can be used and practiced this summer and throughout the year! Suggest the following categories:

Active Play Ideas – Try out fun, cooling water games to include in kids’ scrapbooks.
Healthy Recipes – Offer HKC’s Taste and Learn “Breakfast Pizza” recipe for kids’ scrapbooks.
Challenge Goals – Have kids set 1-2 healthy challenges to work on this summer. HKC’s Healthy Me Challenges can provide doable ideas.
Optional – Encourage creative writing skills by suggesting kids add their personal reflections about healthy habits in their scrapbook.

HKC Printables – Plenty of Healthy6 messages, activities, recipes and challenges to use for scrapbooks.
Nourish Interactive – Find fun nutrition activity sheets, healthy recipes and more.
KidsHealth.org – Reliable kids nutrition and physical activity information for scrapbook use.
Streetplay.com “The Games” – Encourage kids to learn a new active play game from these ideas.

 

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