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A Partnership for a Healthy Lincoln has prepared resources for families for this autumn. Click here to download the PDF of the resources. They can also be found below.

Physical Activities Resources

https://fitkids.org/homeworkouts/ – (useful in classrooms and small spaces)

https://www.thewellbeingpartners.org/change/activate-youth/classroom-physical-activity-video-series/ – (made for teachers to integrate movement into the classroom))

https://www.pegames.org/classroom – (PE moves in the classroom with no equipment)

https://www.unomaha.edu/college-of-education-health-and-human-sciences/health-kinesiology/_files/docs/classroom-PA-training.pdf – (UNO guide to getting active in the classroom)

https://schoolspringboard.org/resources/classroom-physical-activity-ideas-and-tips/ – (printable cards for exercising in small spaces)

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1rBp0As3Xf73FDDlHnF9uhrvz9ixsRSZ2nQVoF3oe6vc/present?slide=id.g922577edb5_2_663 – ( Google slides full of fun videos and learning activities to help your students discover more about things that matter to them like staying active and healthy, being mindful and pitching in to make the planet a greener place.)

Nutrition Resources

https://www.superkidsnutrition.com/five-fall-foods-with-fantastic-flavors/ – Fall foods that pack nutrients)

https://food.unl.edu/free-resources/newsletters/thanksgiving-food-preparation-and-food-safety-tips – (UNL Thanksgiving food safety tips)

https://www.eatright.org/food/nutrition/healthy-eating/9-fall-produce-picks-to-add-to-your-plate – (Fall produce to add to your plate)

https://extension.psu.edu/deep-orange-vegetables-give-autumn-meals-nutritious-boost – (See how adding orange foods to your diet is healthy)

Mindfulness

https://www.camilledodsonyoga.com/single-post/2016/10/30/5-Fall-Themed-Yoga-and- Mindfulness-Activities-for-the-Classroom – 5 classroom activities to do in Fall that promote a sense of calm)

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/six-mindfulness-exercises_b_8342930 – (Activities to celebrate fall and be mindful of senses and feelings)

https://www.counselorkeri.com/2019/09/29/fall-counseling-activities/ – (Gratitude and kindness go hand in hand during the fall season)

https://www.connecticutchildrens.org/coronavirus/resilience-is-mindfulness-calming-exercises-forkids/ – (Help youth feel resilient during difficult times of change)

Indoor Gardening

https://www.imperfectlyhappy.com/vegetables-you-can-grow-indoors/ – (Vegetables you can grow indoors during fall and winter)

https://modernfarmer.com/2018/10/8-indoor-crops-for-winter-gardening/ – (With a window sill you can grow food all winter long)

https://growagoodlife.com/indoor-garden/ – (Tips and tricks to grow food inside year-round)

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