How to Teach Students About Sugar & Nutrition

One day I was looking at the sugar amount in our chocolate milk and the fruit juice that our cafeteria is offering. Both drinks contain 24 grams and 28 grams of sugar, totaling 52 grams. This total is 5 grams … Read More


Healthy Choices for Kids – Tips & Snack Recipes

With Every Kid Healthy™ week coming up (April 25-29th) and the Y’s Healthy Kids Day® (April 30th), we recognize the importance of encouraging students to make healthy choices and understand nutrition. A great way to do this is through cooking … Read More


Fun Ways to Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day

If you’re an activity director or work at a senior living facility, you may need some new activity ideas to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with your residents. Here are a few unique and fun ways to enjoy this holiday from … Read More



National Nutrition Month – Activity Bucket List

March is National Nutrition Month! There are so many ways to raise awareness on the importance of healthy eating habits and stay informed about the nutritious choices we have. We’ve created a Nutrition Activity Bucket List to make it easy … Read More



Mardi Gras Game for Phys Ed

My Town At Mardi Gras Game I have always loved games that integrate creativity, music, multiple roles, and competition. It is also helpful to incorporate current events when working with children to encourage community awareness and opportunities to communicate about … Read More


Fun Ways For Kids to Celebrate Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is a fun and unique holiday that started in Europe in the 17th century. We celebrate this holiday with the colors purple, green and gold, which were chosen by the King of Carnival to represent justice, faith, and … Read More


How to Celebrate Nutrition With MyPlate!

MyPlate is the USDA food symbol that illustrates our five food groups into a familiar image for kids. It represents a place setting for a meal. These five food groups are the building blocks for a healthy diet and MyPlate … Read More


Candy Land® Game with a Healthy Twist

I love this activity for kids! Who didn’t enjoy playing Candy Land® as a child? It’s a great game, but let’s face it, it doesn’t send the healthiest message. That’s where S&S comes in! Jumbo Nutrition Island is one of … Read More