Play Your Way, Every Day!

Summer Camp Resources

Physical Activities

24 Hour Movement Guidelines 0-4 years  Outlines recommended balance of physical activity, high-quality sedentary behaviour and sufficient sleep for healthy growth and development.

Poster: Move. Sit. Sleep

Fact Sheet: Guidelines for Early Years

Handout: Screen Time and Tantrums

Childcare Healthy Eating and Active Living Guidelines

24 Hour Movement Guidelines 5-17

24 Hour Movement Guidelines 18-64

ParticipACTION – www.buildyourbestday.com Fun interactive web based learning about the Physical Activity Guidelines and resource of ideas for games and activitie

Screen Time Guidelines Simple tips to help reduce their screen time and spend more time being active.

We Can! Screen Time Chart

Help Your Kids Reduce Screen Time and Move More

To learn more visit the resources section ‘Screen Time

To learn more visit the Resources section ‘Sleep Time

For kids, ongoing involvement in dance can:

  • Build physical literacy; the love of movement and desire to be physically active for life
  • Improve physical health
  • Increase social and communication skills
  • Strengthen bonds with peers
  • Improve self-esteem and self-confidence

Sharing Dance Day

Creative Movement for Kids Workshop (Toronto)

Sharing Dance in the Classroom

Sharing Dance in the Community

Nutrition

Tools for Youth Leaders

Childcare Healthy Eating and Active Living Guidelines

Childcare Guidelines Learning Modules Part 1, Part 2 and Video

Getting Started with Healthy Eating in Your Recreation Setting resource package to support community members and partners to take action to create healthier food environments in recreation settings

www.UnlockFood.ca for nutrition information, recipes, tools for menu planning or food record tracking, and more!

Nutrition resources for educators Grey Bruce Health Unit educational resources

The Eat Well and Be Active Educational Toolkit eEucator resources and information about healthy eating and physical activity

Nutrition lesson plans from grade 1-8 (2009 activities can be adapted to use with the new Canada’s Food Guide)

Healthy Eating Can be Fun Interactive nutrition activities for health educators working with Aboriginal children and youth

www.UnlockFood.ca kid friendly recipes, school lunch ideas, breakfast etc.

www.cookspiration.com web based, mobile friendly and app for healthy recipes including kid approved, post workout, family meals and fast and easy recipes

Canada’s Food Guide Recipes healthy recipes and menu ideas for breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner

Preventing Injuries

For a complete list of injuries, information and resources visit Parachute Canada

Safe Kids Week

 

Outdoor Workers: Sun and heat safety. The best form of sun protection may not always be practical but using some protection is better than using none.

Check your UV Index: Weather Network local reporting

Video: #newfamilyrule kid friendly sun safety video

Kids Sun Safety Activity Booklet: Sun Safety Activity Pack

Fact Sheet: Sun Safety Tips for Parents

Poster: Sun Screen Tips

For more information visit Grey Bruce Health Unit Sun Safety

Be Sun Safe Colouring Sheet

Sun Smart Summer Fun Word Search

Fortune Teller

Sun Smart Summer Fun Word Search

Fortune Teller

Grey Bruce Health Unit position paper on applying multi-sectoral collaboration and collective action to prevent falls across the lifespan.

Falls in Children

Preventing falls in Children

Resources for all ages

Falls in Older Adults

Play Your Way, Every Day

No matter where you are, what season it is, or how old you are, there are always ways to stay active through play in your community. A healthier lifestyle doesn’t have to start at the gym. Find an activity that you love and get out there and do it!

Skipping

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Biking

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Running

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Yoga

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Hiking

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Skating

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