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 and you can play games, learn how to cook, find great ideas for staying active, and learn about nutrition at KID-FRIENDLY websites!

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New! Winners of the Lets Move! Healthy Apps for Kids Contest – Interactive online games that show kids how to make healthy choices.

PreK/Kindergarten

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

Sid the Science Kid – an online game for younger children from PBS that teaches good nutrition habits.

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

MyPyramid Blast Off Game – Fuel up your rocket with healthy choices.

WIC Preschool Activity Sheets – a nice selection of activity sheets for children ages 2-4 that teach about nutrition in a fun way, through activities and games. Available in English and Spanish.

Elementary

Fizzy’s Lunch Lab, PBS – an interactive online website for kids in grades K-5 with recipes, videos and games

Arthur’s Lunch-o-Matic – A fun game for elementary school aged kids, with their favorite character Arthur. This game helps them to make healthy choices for lunch.

The Super Crew for Kids – a website for kids with “characters” of various ages that will help kids focus on healthy foods through the use of color. Games, activities, nutrition tips and a Children’s Book Review Corner.

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.

Fruit & Veggie Color Champions TM – Play fun games with your favorite fruit or veggie friend.  Download your artwork to be hung in the cool art gallery!

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

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

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

Disney Fit Forever Champ Camp – Your favorite Disney characters will show you that eating healthy is easy.  Become a champ at the Fit Forever Camp.

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

Middle School

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

Dining Decisions – Designed for middle school children, this game helps kids make the right decisions when it comes to dinnertime foods.

Drop & Catch – A detailed game for elementary to middle school levels, designed to help kids identify the difference between junk food and healthy food.

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

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.

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

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

High School

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

The Go Healthy Challenge – Pledge to be a Go Healthy Champion and check out some awesome ways to stay active.  You and your friends can even start your own Go Healthy Club.

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.

Kids Cooking

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.

Spatulatta—cooking 4 kids online – Kids teach kids how to cook.

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

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

Family Fun  

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.

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.

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.

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

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