Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Family Materials

Welcome to the Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives® program brought to you by Nestlé and the National Education Association Healthy Futures. Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives is a comprehensive school-based resource with a both classroom and family components. It can be implemented at the district or school-wide level and/or used by individual educators alike. Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives was developed to support the ongoing efforts of educators to promote the health and well-being of their students. Our goal is to help educators engage their families and teach their students about being healthy, eating well, and moving more. Thank you for your ongoing commitment to the health and well-being of your students and their families!


Schools play an integral role in teaching their students about what it means to be healthy. The families of the students you serve play a crucial role as well. You can use these easy-to-use materials to engage your families. By sending home the Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Family Guide, you will provide the families at your school with an opportunity to examine their health-related practices in a fun and motivating way. The Healthy Steps for Healthy Lives Family Guide is based on ten steps to a healthier future and includes am activity and information sheet for each step.

Think Healthy, Eat Healthy, Move Healthy


Family Engagement Materials

Activity 1: Our Healthy Family (English) (Spanish)


Activity 2: We Choose MyPlate (English) (Spanish)


Activity 3: We Eat Breakfast (English) (Spanish)


Activity 4: We Eat Fruits and Vegetables (English) (Spanish)


Activity 5: We Eat Healthy Snacks (English) (Spanish)


Activity 6: We Drink Water (English) (Spanish)


Activity 7: We Are Active (English) (Spanish)


Activity 8: We Play (English) (Spanish)


Activity 9: We Unplug (English) (Spanish)


Activity 10: We Recharge (English) (Spanish)


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Steps English Activities
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Steps Spanish Activities