Healthy Habits: Tips & Tools for Providers

Eating well and moving our bodies helps us stay healthy.

You can use these resources to host a workshop for parents and Family Friend and Neighbor caregivers in your setting. Consider the following ideas and facilitation tips to provide a high-quality, informative, and playful experience!

  1. Begin by watching the “Social Chat: Healthy Habits” video together with parents and/or FFNs. Discuss the ideas from the video and invite participants to share what healthy habits they enjoy doing with children in their care. What challenges do they face? 
  2. Print and share the Staying Healthy, Having Fun article and printable activity to reference for more ideas and discussion prompts. Encourage participants to brainstorm and plan some practical meals and activities to keep everyone feeling their best.
  3. Finally, if you have more time, introduce more resources from that support the theme, such as:

For even more learning on this topic, check out our Circles of Care course!