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I Am Moving, I Am Learning: A Proactive Approach for Addressing Child Obesity in Head Start

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Head Start.

Part of the SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions Toolkit.* A proactive approach for addressing childhood obesity in Head Start children. Program seeks to increase daily moderate to vigorous physical activity, improve the quality of movement activities intentionally planned and facilitated by adults, and promote healthy food choices every day. Program included Training of Facilitators workshops. New resources created for educators and parents year-round.

Funding Source
Free Material
SNAP-Ed Toolkit Classification
  • Evaluated
  • Pilot Tested
SNAP-Ed Connection Comments

* SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions: An Obesity Prevention Toolkit for States is a compilation of interventions. The toolkit was developed by USDA's Food and Nutrition Service, The Association of SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education Administrators (ASNNA), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Center for Training and Research Translation (Center TRT), and the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR), a partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes for Health (NIH), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the USDA. It is designed and updated to help state SNAP-Ed administrative and implementing agencies identify evidence-based obesity prevention programs and policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) strategies and interventions to include in their SNAP-Ed plans.