Physical Activity

Children and Families



MyPlate Icon Download MyPlate's Be An Active Family Tip Sheet (PDF | 840 KB)

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Part of the 10 Tips Nutrition Education Series.


BAM girl Play BAM! Games for Your Body and Mind

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Contains various games, quizzes, and other interactive features for kids ages 9-13.


National Center on Physical Activity and Disability program logo View Exercise Guidelines for People with Disabilities

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability.


Energize Yourself and Your Family

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. Weight-control Information Network.


Physical Activity Tips for Children

Public Health Agency of Canada.

Targeted to children 5-11 years of age.

Also Available: Physical Activity Tips for Youth, targeted to children 12-17 years of age.


Activities to Promote Healthy Nutrition and Physical Activity Habits Among Children (PDF | 466 KB)

SNAP-Ed, North Dakota State University Extension Service.

Includes classroom activities and lessons.


Get Fun Fitness Activities for Kids

Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.


SPARK Physical Education Lesson Plans

Sports, Play and Active Recreation for Kids (SPARK) Program

Find PE games or get new PE ideas appropriate for early childhood through middle school.


Exercising with Disabilities


Get General Exercise Guidelines for People with Disabilities

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability.


Adults



Walking....A Step in the Right Direction

DHHS. NIH. NIDDK. Weight-control Information Network.


MyPlate Icon Download MyPlate's Be Active Adults Tip Sheet (PDF | 840 KB )

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Part of the 10 Tips Nutrition Education Series.


Download Fitness Indulgence Brochure (PDF | 177 KB)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

Aims to increase enthusiasm for physical activity by changing how you think about it.


Indoor Physical Activity


MyPlate Healthy Tips for Active Play for Children (PDF | 780 KB)

Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Page 2 lists indoor and outdoor activities that you can do with your child.


Read "Five Fresh Forms of Indoor Fitness"

Brigham and Women's Hospital


MOVE!: Indoor Physical Activities: (PDF | 232.2 KB)

United States Department of Veteran Affairs.


Download Tips for Staying Active in Cold Weather (PDF | 151.5 KB)

United States Department of Veteran Affairs.


Let's Move... Cold Weather Fun! (PDF | 490.3 KB)

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.


Get Indoor Physical Activity Ideas for Kids (PDF | 111.2 KB)

Healthy Kids Club. Poudre Valley Health System.


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