Fun Websites to Explore Healthy Living:
Check out the healthy lifestyle information, games and quizzes at this interactive website for kids.
The Science Alliance
Get Hip to Health! The Science Alliance is excited to bring the brand new “Get Hip to Health!” library program to Chicago this summer! This fast-paced, interactive show will get your kids pumped up about the many wonders of the human body and keeping it healthy! Scientist Bill Bosworth will capture kids’ imaginations as they learn all about germs and how to fight them, get their hearts pounding and learn about eating the rainbow to feel great! Kids will explore how their body gets energy, how best to keep it fueled and easy ways to “Get Hip to Health” right now! The Science Alliance always involves MANY audience volunteers because science is COOL, being healthy is HIP, and YOUR KIDS CAN DO IT!
ScribbleMonster Music, Movement and Healthy Reading with
ScribbleMonster Coach ScribbleJim and Coach ScribbleJayne of ScribbleMonster present Musical Fit Club: A Workout routine that targets the body and mind. Warm-ups begin with sharing songs and ideas about fitness and healthy eating, followed by a few reps of page turning as ScribbleMonster sings a favorite book. Children will receive a healthy dose of laughter and get the chance to stretch their imaginations before finishing the workout with an all-out dance party! Music Fit Club targets physical skills with fine and gross motor movements, builds self-confidence with opportunities for creative expression and reinforces the positive aspects of exercise and nutrition through music and play.
Read, Sing and Keep Healthy! Join musical artist, Carol Weston, for a program of songs, movement and stories to stretch your mind and keep your body healthy. Perfect for the youngest of Rahm’s Readers, children will be singing along with Carol to songs about singing and moving, eating right and exercising – all to help us stay healthy and be a happy kid.
Please call or visit your neighborhood
Chicago Public Library or chicagopubliclibrary.org
for more details about these and other exciting programs.
Find information about making healthy food choices at this website.
Learn about new books, featured authors and special programs at the “for kids” section of the Chicago Public Library website
Find community-based resources that promote healthy and active lifestyles for children and families developed by the Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children.
Elementary aged kids can learn about cavities, braces and check out science experiments at this oral health website.
This website features videos, games and articles and has a special section for kids, teens and parents.
Explore this site for fun games and activities that focus on healthy kids and a healthy earth.
Visit this site to learn the First Lady’s tips for eating healthy and getting active.
Children can play the health games in the kids section or parents can explore the many healthy living themes in the parent section of the site.
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