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For Parents, Caregivers, and Teachers

Find tips and resources for helping your tweens and teens stay healthy as they grow.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Team Nutrition

Use project-based learning and technology to engage 6th graders in nutrition education while meeting educational standards for English and Health.

USDA, Food and Nutrition Service, Team Nutrition

Team Nutrition Cooks! (TNC) is a series of cooking-based nutrition activities for out-of-school and afterschool programs, for children around ages 8 to 12 years old. 

HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This calculator provides Body Mass Index (BMI) and the corresponding BMI-for-age percentile on a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) BMI-for-age growth chart. Use this calculator for children and teens, aged 2 through 19 years old.

HHS, National Institutes of Health

Are you looking for ideas to help your family eat healthy, get active, and reduce screen time? Try using the helpful tips in We Can!'s parent tip sheets with your family.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Find information to help your family stay healthy, including weight basics, eating right, and more.

HHS, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

Parents, find out what you can do now to keep your kids bones strong as they get older.

Oregon State University Extension

The WAVE Sport Nutrition Curriculum uses youth's interest in sports to teach them about healthy eating and hydration to fuel a healthy, active body for life.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources

The free "Spending Your Calorie Salary - for Teens" PowerPoint is designed to be used with teens and tweens. It is a four part program teaching youth about healthy eating, portion sizes, physical activity, and making healthy food choices. Use all at one time or teach one.