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Full Healthy Military Children Toolkit

The 5210 Healthy Military Children Toolkit provides POCs materials to promote the health messaging campaign on their installation and in their community. To download the full toolkit, click the link below.

5210 Healthy Military Children Toolkit click here.

 


Families

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Materials have been created to help parents and guardians promote healthy behaviors at home and on the go! It is hard to target individual families, so look to deliver these toolkits through venues families visit frequently. For example, teachers can send family toolkit handouts home through their students at the Child Development Center.

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2.a How Families May Support 5210 Healthy Military Children
2.b Tips for Families
2.c Definitions and Recommendations
2.d A Meal is a Family Affair
2.e Feeding Infants
2.f Feeding Toddlers and Preschoolers
2.g Phrases that Help and Hinder
2.h Healthy Kids’ Snacks
2.i May I Have Some Juice, Please?
2.j Most People Don’t Need Sports and Energy Drinks
2.k Screen Time and the Very Young
2.l It Takes Two to Tune In
2.m 5210 and Healthy Sleep
2.n Television Tunnel Vision
2.o Healthy Eating in a Hurry and Healthy Shopping on a Budget

 

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Child Development Centers (CDCs)

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Providing high-quality childcare for young children, CDCs can be the ideal venue for the promotion of healthy behaviors. Handouts in this toolkit are directed at parents and guardians along with teaching the adults caring for them how to be great role models!

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3.a How CDCs May Support 5210 Healthy Military Children
3.b Tips for CDCs
3.c Definitions and Recommendations
3.d Partner With and Educate Families
3.e Phrases that Help and Hinder
3.f Feeding Infants
3.g Feeding Toddlers and Preschoolers
3.h Screen Time and the Very Young
3.i Quick Physical Activity Breaks
3.j Healthy Dates to Celebrate
3.k 5210 and Healthy Sleep
3.l It Takes Two To Tune In
3.m Healthy Eating in a Hurry and Healthy Shopping on a Budget

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Family Child Care (FCC)

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Providing high-quality childcare in homes and smaller facilities, the handouts in this toolkit target the adults caring for the children to support and challenge a healthy lifestyle.

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4.a How Family Child Care May Support 5210 Healthy Military Children
4.b Tips for Family Child Care
4.c Definitions and Recommendations
4.d Partner With and Educate Families
4.e Phrases that Help and Hinder
4.f Feeding Infants
4.g Feeding Toddlers and Preschoolers
4.h Screen Time and the Very Young
4.i Quick Physical Activity Breaks
4.j Healthy Dates to Celebrate
4.k 5210 and Healthy Sl0eep
4.l It Takes Two To Tune In
4.m Healthy Eating in a Hurry and Healthy Shopping on a Budget

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Elementary Schools

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The handouts in this toolkit target several groups including teachers, administrators, and families. Elementary schools are a great place to build a foundation of healthy children!

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5.a How Elementary Schools May Support 5210 Healthy Military Children
5.b Tips for Elementary Schools
5.c Definitions and Recommendations
5.d Partner With and Educate Families
5.e 5210 School Presentation Guide
5.f 5210 Song
5.g 5210 Challenge Calendar
5.h I’ve Been Caught Eating Healthy and I’ve Been Caught Being Active Stickers
5.i Provide Healthy Choices
5.j Class Snack Programs
5.k Provide Non-Food Rewards
5.l Healthy Fundraisers
5.m The Role of School Nutrition Programs
5.n Out of School Activity Bags
5.o Quick Physical Activity Breaks
5.p Physical Activity Clubs
5.q Make Your Own Sugar Bottle Display
5.r Thirst Quencher Poster
5.s Healthy Dates to Celebrate
5.t 5210 and Healthy Sleep
5.u It Takes Two to Tune In
5.v Television Tunnel Vision
5.w Healthy Eating in a Hurry and Healthy Shopping on a Budget

 

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Middle & High Schools

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Middle & high school aged children can play a more active role in their healthy lifestyle. Handouts in this toolkit challenge not only the students, but the teachers, administrators, and families as well to be role models of a healthy lifestyle.

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6.a Guide for How Middle and High Schools May Support 5210 Healthy Military Children
6.b Tips for Middle and High Schools
6.c Definitions and Recommendations
6.d Partner With and Educate Families
6.e 5210 Challenge Calendar
6.f Healthy Fundraising
6.g The Role of School Nutrition Programs
6.h Quick Physical Activity Breaks
6.i Physical Activity Clubs
6.j Make Your Own Sugar Bottle Display
6.k Fill Up Here Poster
6.l Media Projects
6.m Healthy Dates to Celebrate
6.n 5210 and Healthy Sleep
6.o Television Tunnel Vision
6.p Healthy Eating in a Hurry and Healthy Shopping on a Budget

 

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Youth Centers

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Youth centers provide after-school, summer, and year-round childcare and recreational opportunities for military families and their youth. Youth centers can use the handouts in this toolkit to promote healthy behaviors among youth, including fruit and vegetable consumption, closely monitoring and limiting screen time, increasing physical activity, and decreasing sweetened beverage intake!

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7.a Guide for How Youth Centers May Support 5210 Healthy Military Children
7.b Tips for Youth Centers
7.c Definition and Recommendations
7.d Partner with and Educate Families
7.e Healthy Kids’ Snacks
7.f Provide Non-Food Rewards
7.g Make a 5210 Fortune Teller
7.h Teenage Girls and Physical Activity
7.i Fill Up Here Poster
7.j Healthy Dates to Celebrate
7.k 5210 and Healthy Sleep
7.l It Takes Two to Tune In
7.m Television Tunnel Vision

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After-School Programs

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Providing educational and recreational opportunities for youth, after-school programs can play an important role in encouraging or challenging a healthy lifestyle. Handouts in this toolkit can help instructors promote the 5210 message in the program and sustain the message at home!

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8.a Guide for How After-School Programs May Support 5210 Healthy Military Children
8.b Tips for After-School Programs
8.c Definitions and Recommendations
8.d Partner With and Educate Families
8.e Healthy Kids’ Snacks
8.f Provide Non-Food Rewards
8.g Make a 5210 Fortune Teller
8.h Teenage Girls and Physical Activity
8.i Fill up Here Poster
8.j Healthy Dates to Celebrate
8.k 5210 and Healthy Sleep
8.l Television Tunnel Vision

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Military Dining Facilities

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When military dining facilities prioritize and encourage healthy eating and drinking, they support influential adults who can model and promote healthy behaviors for children. The resources in this toolkit encourage healthy eating and drinking, providing ideas to take home to their families and communities!

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9.a Guide for How Military Dining Facilities May Support 5210 Healthy Military Children
9.b Tips for Military Dining Facilities
9.c Definitions and Recommendations
9.d Smarter Workplace Cafeterias
9.e Be Choosey in the Dining Hall

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On-Installation Eateries

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On-installation eateries are food environments where children may be exposed. Handouts in this toolkit target patrons and provide them with restaurant-specific tips to increase fruits and vegetable consumption and decrease sweetened beverage consumption.

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10.a Guide for How On-Installation Eateries May Support 5210 Healthy Military Children
10.b Tips for On-Installation Eateries
10.c Definitions and Recommendations

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Commissaries

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With most food purchases being made at full-service supermarkets like commissaries, these establishments can play an important role in supporting healthy eating and drinking in military families. The handouts target patrons and promote healthy food purchases, healthy lunch preparation, and ways to get fruits and vegetables year-round!

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11.a Guide for How Commissaries May Support 5210 Healthy Military Children
11.b Tips at Commissaries
11.c Definitions and Recommendations
11.d Healthy Shopping on a Budget
11.e Healthy Brown Bag Lunches
11.f Understanding Food Labels
11.g To Have Fruits and Vegetables Year-Round, Add Frozen or Canned
11.h Healthy Kids’ Snacks
11.i Healthy Eating in a Hurry

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Fitness Centers

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The resources assembled in this toolkit are designed to help fitness centers support their patrons’ healthy lifestyles and provide ideas for promoting healthy behaviors in patrons’ families and communities.

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12.a Guide for How Fitness Centers May Support 5210 Healthy Military Children
12.b Tips at Fitness Centers
12.c Definitions and Recommendations
12.d Most People Don’t Need Sports and Energy Drinks
12.e Fill Up Here Poster
12.f Refresh Poster
12.g Thirst Quencher Poster

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Community Centers

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This venue will include municipal buildings, parks and recreation locations, places of worship, and other such sites where community members may gather. They are well-situated to promote 5210 behaviors because they serve as resources for a variety of community members, including children and their families.

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13.a Guide for How Community Centers May Support 5210 Healthy Military Children
13.b Tips for Community Centers
13.c Definitions and Recommendations
13.d Healthy Messaging
13.e Fill Up Here Poster
13.f Refresh Poster
13.g Thirst Quencher Poster
13.h Television Tunnel Vision

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Workplace

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Workplaces are good settings to target the parents of military children and other leaders and role models within the military community. The resources assembled in this toolkit are designed to help workplaces promote healthy eating and an active lifestyle among working adults.

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14.a Guide For How Workplaces May Support 5210 Healthy Military Children
14.b Tips For the Workplace
14.c Definitions and Recommendations
14.d Healthy Food and Beverage Guidelines for Meetings and Occasions
14.e Alternatives to Food Rewards
14.f Instituting Vending Guidelines
14.g Smarter Workplace Cafeterias
14.h Active Meeting Guidelines
14.i Walking Meeting Guidelines
14.j Promote Taking the Stairs
14.k Healthy Messaging

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Healthcare Professionals

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Healthcare professionals can help reinforce the 5210 message from a clinical perspective, lend their expertise to the campaign, and show their support for 5210 activities throughout their communities. Handouts in this toolkit are designed to help healthcare professionals promote and support the 5210 message.

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15.a Guide for How Healthcare Professionals May Support 5210 Healthy Military Children
15.b Tips for Healthcare Professionals
15.c Definitions and Recommendations
15.d Creating a Healthy Office Environment
15.e Healthy Eating and Healthy Activity Booklists
15.f Thirst Quencher Poster

15.g How a Clinical Practice May Begin Using 5210 Healthy Military Children
15.h Measuring Weight and Length: 0-2 Years Old
15.i Measuring Height and Weight: 2-18 Years Old
15.j 5210 Healthy Habits Questionnaire (Ages 2-9)
15.k 5210 Healthy Habits Questionnaire (Ages 10-18)
15.l Motivational Interviewing

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Leaders

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Leaders can use their positions and connections in the military and local community to garner attention and create support for the campaign. They can help various targeted sectors network with one another and the greater community.

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16.a Guide for How Leaders May Support 5210 Healthy Military Children
16.b Tips for Leaders
16.c Definitions and Recommendations
16.d Healthy Messaging

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