KIDS

Are you ready to have some fun and learn how to make smart food choices?

Click on any one of the colored boxes below with fun games and activities to help you be the best you can be.

 

Rounded Rectangle: PreK -  Kindergarten Rounded Rectangle: Elementary School Rounded Rectangle: Middle School Rounded Rectangle: High School

                               Rounded Rectangle: Kids Cooking  Rounded Rectangle: Family Fun

 

 

PreK/Kindergarten

Campground Dash  - Help Lazlo find and eat healthy snacks to keep moving

Memory Game – In the style of the traditional memory tile game, a fun online game with pictures of healthy foods like fruits and veggies.

Strawberryville - Play fun games in the garden or clubhouse.  Learn how to make some yummy snacks with strawberries

Vegetable Planting Game - PBS Sid the Science Kid, click on GAMES!

 

Elementary


Apps for Healthy Kids - Check out these interactive online games and Apps that help you make awesome choices.

Arthur’s Lunch-o-Matic – Help Arthur make sure students get healthy meals in the school cafeteria.

Disney Try It! - Try new foods, fun moves and simple ways to be your best!

Fizzy's Lunch - Try this online game where laughter is your favorite ingredient!

Fruit & Veggie Color Champions TM - Pick a character and play fun games about fruits and veggies.  Download your artwork to be hung in the cool art gallery!

Great Plant Escape - Help Bud and Sprout find clues to solve Detective LePlant’s mysteries.

The Incredible Adventures of the Amazing Food Detective - Get secretly trained to be a Junior Food Detective and help solve the Unhealthy Habit Mystery.

Meet The Taste Buddies! - Meet six characters that each have a specialty in nutrition and fitness. Learn fun facts about nutrition, healthy recipes, games to increase fitness, and how to grow foods that you can eat!.

Milk Matters for Kids - Got milk?  Crack the calcium code and help Bo get to the Calcium Fair.   

MyPlate Blast Off Game - Fuel up your rocket with healthy choices.

Strawberryville - Play fun games in the garden or clubhouse.  Learn how to make some yummy snacks with strawberries. 

Super Crew for Kids - The Super Crew characters will help you choose healthy foods using color. Find games, activities, nutrition tips and book reviews here.

Zisboombah! - Website where it is OK to play with your food!

 

 

Middle School


Apps for Healthy Kids - Interactive online games and Apps that show kids how to make healthy choices.

BAM! Body and Mind Designed for middle school children, this game helps kids make the right decisions when it comes to dinnertime foods.

Best Bones Forever! - Girls grow strong forever and stay strong forever with your BFFs.

Eight Healthy Eating Goals - Small changes in what you eat, can make big differences in how you look, how well you do in school or perform in sports.

Escape from DIAB - video game where kids break free from the evil diabetes-inducing Kingdom of Diab by making wise choices.

GirlsHealth,gov -Be healthy. Be happy. Be you. Beautiful!

Grab a Grape – An interactive game for middle school students, encouraging them to learn about weight control, food facts, food & sports, and much more.

Healthier Middle Schools - Learn how you can help make your school healthier. You have the POWER!

Kidnetic.com for Kids - Learn cool stuff about how your body works, how eating right helps you play better and feel good and how staying active is lots of fun! Recipes, virtual messaging to connect with parents, fun games.

Kids.gov - Games and interactive pages for Grades 6-8 including Best Bones Forever, Energy Equation, Pass the Plate and SuperTracker.

KidsHealth - Fun games and activities to play to help you eat healthy, stay fit and take care of your body! 

The President's Challenge - Take the PALA+ Challenge to be active for 60 minutes a day and meet weekly healthy eating goals. Log your activity online and receive a certificated from top-notch athletes.

Smart-Mouth.org - Find out how your favorite fast foods and snacks stack up.  Figure out fun brainteasers about popular foods.  

Snack Neutralizer - Find out what it takes in activity to burn the calories you snack on with this cool program.

Spot the Block for Tweens - Learn how to Spot the Block on food labels and make the smartest choice every time with these activities.

Walk Across Illinois - Sign up to walk 190 miles this year, the equivalent of walking across Illinois from the Mississippi River to Lake Michigan. Log your miles online as you go.

 

High School

Apps for Healthy Kids - Interactive online games and Apps that show kids how to make healthy choices.

Eight Healthy Eating Goals - Small changes in what you eat, can make big differences in how you look, how well you do in school or perform in sports.

GirlsHealth,gov - Be healthy. Be happy. Be you. Beautiful!

Have a Bite Cafe- Interactive web site where teens can put in their age and gender and build themselves a healthy menu.

The President's Challenge - Take the PALA+ Challenge to be active for 60 minutes a day and meet weekly healthy eating goals. Log your activity online and receive a certificated from top-notch athletes.

Portion Distortion Quiz - See if your smarter than the average shopper.

Snack Neutralizer - Find out what it takes in activity to burn the calories you snack on with this cool program.

SuperTracker - Use this fun tool to plan meals that help you look, feel and perform your best. Get a personal nutrition and fitness plan, set goals and see how your choices stack up.

TeensHealth - Ever wonder if diets are really safe? Or how you can excel at sports? Get the lowdown on healthy eats, dieting, strength training and more. 

Walk Across Illinois - Sign up Walk for this challenge designed to encourage you to walk 190 miles this year, the equivalent of walking across Illinois from the Mississippi River to Lake Michigan. Log your miles online as you go.

 

Kids Cooking

ChopChop Magazine - Fun website with enticing recipes to inspire young chefs to cook healthy foods with their family

Cooking with Kids - Watch and learn how to create tasty, healthy foods in a snap. 

Kids-a-Cookin’ - Watch how to make easy and yummy recipes. 

Kids in the Kitchen - a website which includes fitness and nutrition tips, games and activities for kids. It also includes a virtual recipe collection from celebrity chefs, local restaurateurs, celebrity moms and nutrition experts.

Kids Get Cookin': Fast and Fun Recipes

Kids Rock Nutrition in the Kitchen, USDA

Recipes for Healthy Kids Cookbook, USDA - Try these award winning recipes from kids.

Spatulatta: Cooking 4 kids online - Kids teach kids how to cook.

 

Family Fun  

Kidnetic.com - Learn cool stuff about how your body works, how eating right helps you play better and feel good and how staying active is lots of fun! Recipes, virtual messaging to connect with parents, fun games.

KidsHealth - Fun games and activities to play to help you eat healthy, stay fit and take care of your body! 

Kids in the Kitchen - a website which includes fitness and nutrition tips, games and activities for kids. It also includes a virtual recipe collection from celebrity chefs, local restaurateurs, celebrity moms and nutrition experts.

Meet The Taste Buddies! - Six characters that each have a specialty in nutrition and fitness. Learn fun facts about nutrition, how to prepare easy and delicious recipes, games to increase fitness, and how to grow a garden to eat.

 

 

 

 

Nutrition and Wellness Programs, Illinois State Board of Education
100 North First Street, W-270, Springfield, Illinois 62777-0001

FAX number: 217/524-6124
TOLL FREE number: 800/545-7892

 

 
 

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