Wellness Resources

Nebraska Healthy Schools Program, NDE

GoNoodle: Good Energy at Home

With support from the Center for the Child & Community and the Nebraska Healthy Schools Program, we are able to share with you the newly launched GoNoodle: Good Energy at Home!

This is a collection of free online resources for kids and families to move and learn together! Whether it is the joy of a family dance party, the calming of a mindfulness video to ease kids back into learning, or exploring how to stop the spread of germs - we are encouraging parents to sign up to engage kiddos in fun ways to stay healthy and active while they spend more time at home with active learning strategies.

Sign up for GoNoodle here!

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Alliance for Healthier Generations

Kids’ physical, emotional and social well-being are inseparable. Healthy kids do better in school, at home, and in life.

Our Action Center provides tools, guidance, and training to support schools and out-of-school time sites in creating healthier environments that empower kids to thrive.

Healthy Day Checklist

Out of School Time Road Map

Need helping to access snacks that meeting CACFP meal patterns- click here

Sign up today for a FREE account at: https://www.healthiergeneration.org/app/account/login

Quick Connections Cards

The Alliance for Healthier Generations has worked with Sanford Harmony to provide ways to connect with our students, both families, afterschool staff? Utilize your school's social media to post these quick connections cards, take a survey on social media using these resources.

Click here.

Building Relationships During COVID-19

Although you may not be able to meet in person with young people, there are still ways for teachers and program staff to build valuable developmental relationships.

Download the free checklist, Building Developmental Relationships During the COVID-19 Crisis, for 19 ways to connect with young people during this time.

Nature Walks- Get Outdoors

The weather is getting nice and although many of our favorite places are temporarily closed, the great outdoors is still open! Consider a family field trip to a local nature trail or even in your neighborhood. It's easy to practice social distancing when outdoors. Here are some resources to help you make the most of your outdoor time.

Spring Nature Scavenger Hunt- Elementary students

Nature Scavenger Hunt- Middle School students

CATCH- Out of School Time

CATCH stands for a Coordinated Approach to Child Health. By uniting multiple players in a child’s life to create a community of health, CATCH is proven to prevent childhood obesity and supported by 25 years and 120 academic papers indicating as much as 11% decrease in overweight and obesity. Find out more about out of school time programs here.

Register to gain access to FREE CATCH content here.

Supporting Health and Well-being

The Nebraska Healthy Schools program works to support the needs of the whole child through the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model.

Find more information and resources to support the health and well-being of staff and students in your school and community click here.

Questions? Contact Jessie Coffey at jessie.coffey@nebraska.gov

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