Materials for Adults
Use VERB Campaign materials to promote the importance of youth physical
activity to parents and other adults.
Time For Kids Mini-magazines
Download these mini-magazines to remind parents that 60 minutes of activity
is necessary to ensure balance in their child's life, and it's as easy as
"play." The mini-magazines inspire parents to be creative and carve out options
for play every day and any way.
Use these one-page handouts with parents, teachers, and organizations for
tips on how they can help tweens (children aged 9-13) make physical activity
a part of everyday life.
Active Children, Active Families brochures
These brochures provide tips for parents to encourage children to be
physically active. They include ideas to make activity part of a daily routine,
use television time wisely, and advocate for neighborhood improvements to
support physical activity.
the brochure and distribute to parents by sending home with students or via the
PTA. Available for multiple audiences: General Market, American Indian,
Hispanic/Latino, and Asian.
Healthy Kids. Healthy Families. Physical activity brochures
These Spanish and English brochures were produced by the CDC Division of
Adolescent and School Health. These colorful brochures help parents, teachers,
and principals increase physical activity among elementary and middle
school-aged youth. The brochures offer motivating messages and specific activity
ideas for home, school, and in the community. Download the brochure and
distribute to parents by sending home with students or via PTA.
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Page last reviewed: August 1, 2007
Page last modified: August 1, 2007
Content source: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention
and Health Promotion, Division of Adolescent and School Health