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Fit Families Novela Series: For Parents Who Want the Best for Their Families

Program Type: Resources - Information or materials that might help develop a program/project in a community but can not be defined as a Best Practice, Promising Practice, or Local Effort.

Fit Families Novela Series: For Parents Who Want the Best for Their Families. This innovative bi-lingual resource kit was created for health professionals working with parents with young children. The video and print fotonovelas are designed to stimulate discussion on how to create healthy snacks, increase physical activity, and limit TV watching. Created using realistic characters who are struggling to make improvements in their families' health habits, the novelas help parents understand how small changes can make a big difference. Let's Get Moving! Working Together to Promote Active Lifestyles in Young Children. This exciting new resource kit for childcare providers, professionals, and parents is designed to introduce quick and easy ways to incorporate physical activity into the daily routines of children ages 2 through 7. The kit highlights ways to promote activity in 5 - 10 minute intervals throughout the day. The video and activity cards emphasize the importance of being physically active in increasing confidence, self-esteem, problem solving and social skills, and in building lifelong healthy and active habits.

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Toddlers, Children, Adolescents, Adults

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Health Indicator(s):
Physical Activity , Nutrition

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Name: Coalition on Children & Weight
Site or Location Name: Fit Families & Let's Get Moving