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Physical Activity and Nutrition


Physical Activity and Nutrition

Grade Level



Type of Resource

Elementary/Middle School

Healthy Kids Quarantined 

The Center for Health and Community Impact in the College of Education at Wayne State University have assembled daily and weekly resources containing age-appropriate activities to get children physically active and eating healthy--even if they are confined to their homes. For elementary and middle school children with adaptations for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. You can also follow along on social media for new opportunities every weekday at 9am EST.

Activities, resources, and calendars 


CATCH at Home

Spanish Version

Physical Activities, Physical Activity Brain Breaks; Health and Nutrition tips. Available in Spanish.

Free during the COVID-19 School Closures. 

*Access through password protected Google Classroom- must have a Google account

Lessons, including ppt, audio stories, and other tools.


GoNoodle® for Families

GoNoodle® gets kids up and moving to fun, engaging content and games. Every dance party, yoga session, mindfulness activity, and game session is an opportunity for kids to wake up their bodies, engage their minds, and be their best.



Active Kids Do Better

Activity booster videos

Active Home

Active Kids Do Better equips teachers and parents with tools to get primary school children moving through play. It features a suite of free resources, for use in the classroom and at home.

Videos, activity cards, games and teacher materials.


Playworks Game Library

Playworks has for over 24 years focused on bringing games and activities to schools, while creating a safe and healthy recess for students.

  • Facebook Live Recess 3x Daily 
  • Play At Home Playbook - Game ideas and instructions for at home play
  • Play At Home Web Page - With links, videos, and other playful resources

Videos, activities


4-H Healthy Living Activity Guide

30 at home activities for families to engage in to help children live healthy lives. 


K-12 - if teachers send translated tip sheets

Be an Active Family (English, Español)

Translated tips

Nutrition tip sheets and graphics, translated into 20 languages

Infographics and translated tip sheets


Yoga Ed

Quick Start Guide for Teachers

Offering online yoga and mindfulness tools – free for everyone – to stay grounded, connected, and healthy with the children and teens in your life.

*Sign up required to access free content


All Ages

Nutrition Education Materials

Materials to teach people to plan, shop, cook, and save to improve their health. Available in Spanish.

Tip sheets, how to videos, and recipes