Additional Resources

Educational packets of information will be provided, by the Kansas Council on Fitness, to every participating student and teacher. Educational materials provided focus on adolescent physical activity, nutrition and safety. Listed below are additional sites that provide excellent physical activity and nutrition information and ideas:

The National Dairy Council
An interactive website for children that teaches them about the importance of drinking milk.

Fruits & Veggies—More Matters™
Visit the Fruits & Veggies—More Matters website for great recipes and fun activity sheets for kids, and much, much more.

Kansas KidThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Provides information about numerous health topics such as nutrition, physical activity, statistics, school or community walking programs, obesity, etc.

Center for Science in the Public Interest
Interactive website for adolescent that focuses on good nutrition. This site is full of games.

Let's Move!
Program developed by First Lady Michelle Obama to solve the epidemic of childhood obesity within a generation.

P.E. 4 Life
A national, non-profit advocacy organization that serves as the collective voice for promoting quality, daily physical education programs for America's youth.

The School Health Index is a self-assessment and planning tool that will enable schools to 1) identify the strengths and weaknesses of your school's health promotion policies and programs, 2) develop an action plan for improving student health, and 3) involve teachers, parents, students, and the community in improving school policies and programs.

U.S. Department of Agriculture
USDA developed this kit of materials to help you take action to improve your school nutrition environment.