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Webinar: Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the Early Years: An Integration of Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour, and Sleep

As of November 20, Canada’s first-ever 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for children in their early years will be available for parents and caregivers. These new Guidelines provide recommendations about how much physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and sleep children less than four years of age should get in a 24-hour period. Participants will learn about the background and rationale behind the development of these Guidelines, the methods for their development, the final guidelines, next steps, and additional resources. 

Register for the English webinarTuesday, December 12th, 1-2:30 p.m.

Inscrivez-vous pour le webinaire en français Lundi, le 11 décembre, 13h à 14h30.



 


Featured In-Season Veggies and Fruits of the Month

Click for a poster of our Featured In-Season Veggies and Fruits of the Month. We will be challenging all children's programs- Child Care Centres, Best Start Hubs, Snack Programs, Breakfast Programs and others to join the Super Snackables in helping kids across Greater Sudbury to try all of our Featured In-Season Veggies and Fruits of the Month this fall. Stay tuned for the Challenge!


Check out the new content on our website

We have updated our website with our new programs, challenges and events. Check it out!


Follow our Healthy Kids Facebook page to stay up-to-date on HKCC programs and initiatives

Be sure to like our facebook page (or just check in regularly) to stay up to date with the progress of our Healthy Kids programs and challenges and and to see the all of the info that we share with families and partners.


Healthy Kids Theme 2 Report Card

Click for the Theme 2 Report Card for the Healthy Kids Community Challenge. To request hard copies of the report, please email healthykids@greatersudbury.ca 


Healthy Kids Community Challenge- Community Needs Assessment- Executive Summary

Click for a summary of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge- Community Needs Assessment, which guides the work of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge.


Theme 3 Launch- Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit

We had a great launch on Monday, and got some excellent media coverage. Thanks so much to our community champion, Dr. Penny Sutcliffe and to Councillor Mark Signoretti for speaking, to Leigh Anne and Fiona for organizing the activity for the children and to Kendra for acting as our MC. A big thanks too to Principal Dawn Wemigwans and her team for hosting us at St. David's, and to the very enthusiastic grade one students who joined us. And thanks to Shelley and Andrew for your help organizing the event and to those of you who were able to attend. Click for links to the media articles.


Fresh from the Farm: Healthy Fundraising for Ontario Schools/ Fraîcheur de la ferme : Collecte de fonds santé pour les écoles de l’Ontario

Great news! This healthy fundraising program is now available to all Greater Sudbury Schools. Find out how your school can participate:http://www.freshfromfarm.ca/
 


The Walk and Wheel to School Challenge is on! June 5th to 9th, 2017

During the week of June 5th to 9th, children from across the City of Greater Sudbury will try to walk, bike or scoot to school as many days as they can. Healthy Kids will add up the kilometers traveled and see how far our community's kids can travel in a week! Participating students will be entered into a draw for great prizes. And the Greater Sudbury school with the highest rate of students participating in the challenge will win a brand new bike rack from Healthy Kids. Let's get walking and wheeling!


Le défi « Marchons ou roulons vers l'école » est lancé! Le 5 au 9 juin, 2017

Durant la semaine du 5 au 9 juin, des enfants de partout dans le Grand Sudbury tenteront de se rendre à l'école à pied, en vélo ou en trottinette autant de jours que possible. L'équipe d'Enfants en santé additionnera les kilomètres parcourus en vue de voir quelle distance les enfants de notre communauté peuvent parcourir en une semaine! Les élèves participant au défi seront inscrits dans un tirage pour gagner de beaux prix. Et l'école du Grand Sudbury qui enregistrera le plus grand taux de participation des élèves au défi gagnera un tout nouveau support à vélos d'Enfants en santé. Marchez ou roulez vers l'école!