Nemours Tools for Healthy Schools


Health Education, Nutrition & Physical Activity

Help and Resources for PreK-12 Educators

KidsHealth in the Classroom offers educators free health-related lesson plans for preschool through 12th grade. Each Teacher's Guide includes discussion questions, classroom activities and extensions, printable handouts, and quizzes with answer keys — all aligned to National Health Education Standards.

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Tools for Child Care and Early Education Providers

Join thousands of child care and early education providers helping kids develop healthy habits for life.

Visit to find tools and materials around healthy eating, physical activity, screen time, and breastfeeding support and make an action plan for meeting best practices.

The online learning course Nourishing Healthy Eaters focuses on the importance of nutrition during early childhood and offers ways to encourage children to make good food choices.

Nurture Healthy Habits for Life

Wellness policy helps child care providers create an environment that nurtures healthy habits for life. Nemours created a booklet that defines why a wellness policy is important in the child care environment. It also gives recommendations on nutrition and activity standards, implementation, and measures for long-term positive outcomes.

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Empower Teens to Navigate the Health Care System

Nemours has developed a health unit called Navigating the Health Care System to engage, educate and empower teens to be their own health care advocates. Instructors can be trained on the entire four-module unit via a 1- to 1.5-hour webinar. Trainers will review the modules in detail, highlighting key points, activities and health care themes.

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