A-B-C-1-2-3 Healthy Kids in Tennessee:  Let's Eat Well, Play, and Be Aware Every Day!
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         Program Materials and Resources for Implementing the
                               A-B-C-1-2-3 Healthy Kids program

Please take a look at the program materials for A-B-C-1-2-3!   After participating in the online training, everything you need to get started to use the A-B-C-1-2-3 Healthy Kids program can be downloaded from this site!

Click here to get started.    After reading "Getting Started", you will be ready to access and use the materials that follow. It is recommended that the materials be printed and assembled into a 3-ring binder divided in sections.  Click here to print a cover for your binder.

Have fun and remember that being healthy can be as easy as A-B-C-1-2-3!


Active Play
Healthy Eating


Calendars of Fun


Evaluation Resources


Introducing Gold Sneakers
Zink the Zebra storybook

Biographies of Contributors to A-B-C-1-2-3 Healthy Kids in Tennessee:  Let's Eat Well, Play, and Be Aware, Every Day contributors and references:



Take Home Materials:

        Active Play

Week 1:       Road Map to Success:  Preventing Obesity in Youth - A Parent Resource Guide
Week 2:      Be Active, Healthy and Happy: Exploring Fitness as a Family Affair
Week 4:      It's Time to Play
Week 7:      Be Active, Healthy, and Happy:  Physical Activity Guidelines in Youth
Week 10:    Bookmark - Blue
                    Bookmark - Red

            Healthy Eating/Nutrition

Week 1:        Dietary Guidelines 2010 - Let's Eat for the Health of It
Week 2:       How Much is Enough?
           Add More Vegetables to Your Day
Week 3:       Healthful Eating...Food Labels Help!
           Focus on Fruits
Week 4:      Child Care, What Will My Child Eat?
          Make Half Your Grains Whole
Week 5:      Why Breakfast?
         Got Your Dairy Today?

Week 6:      For Growing Bones...Which Milk?
          With Protein Foods, Variety is Key
Week 7:      Enjoying the Family Meal
          Building a Healthful Meal
Week 8:      Healthful Choices for Vegetarian Families
Week 9:     Family Food Shopping: Spend Less, Get More
          Smart Shopping for Veggies and Fruits
Week 10:    Family Meals:  Fast, Healthful!
    Liven Up Your Meals with Fruits and Vegetables
Week 11:     Let's Eat Out! Healthful Fast Foods
          Kid-Friendly Veggies and Fruit
Week 12:     Let's Eat Out:  Making Meals Pleasant
    Be a Healthy Role Model for Children

            "Bonus" nutrition/healthy eating materials that may be given out any week:

Go, Slow, and Whoa Foods
U R What You Eat - Go, Slow, Whoa
We Can! Parent Tips - GO, Slow, Whoa
Handling a "Choosy" Eater
Food Marketing to Kids
Juice or Fruit Drinks?
Many Things Influence What and How Much Your Child Eats.........For More Information


                     Parent Take-home materials for childhood cancer   and

                  Tobacco Materials:

Tobacco - Week 1:     Health Harms from Secondhand Smoke
Tobacco - Week 2:    Health Harms to Kids from Secondhand Smoke
Tobacco - Week 3:    Secondhand Smoke, Kids, and Cars
Tobacco - Week 4:    What's in Secondhand Smoke?
Tobacco - Week 5:    Tennessee Quitline
Tobacco - Week 6:    What Happens when You are Addicted to Nicotine?
Tobacco - Week 7:    Quitting Takes Time
Tobacco - Week 8:    How Does Smoking Harm my Baby?
Tobacco - Week 9:    How Can I Help Someone Stay Smoke-Free?
Tobacco - Week 10:  Avoiding Weight Gain
Tobacco - Week 11:   What Happens When I Stop Smoking?
Tobacco - Week 12:   Women and Smoking

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