WSIU Healthy Families


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The Southern Illinios Conference on Children's Health is scheduled on November 1-2 at John A. Logan College in Carterville. Click here for the conference website.


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Healthy Families is presented in partnership with John A. Logan College Child Care Resource & Referral.

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Healthy Habits for Life

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Encouraging healthy habits can be simple and fun. Check out this link for creative ideas on teaching children about physical activity, hygiene, and healthy eating habits.

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Fizzy's Lunch Lab

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Play interactive games with your kids and learn about healthy eating at Fizzy's Lunch Lab!

Talking To Your Kids About Health

Fast, age-appropriate strategies for communicating with kids about common illnesses, medicine, & the doctor. Plus, see illness through your child's eyes!

Healthy Families Videos

Welcome to WSIU's Healthy Families. WSIU Public Television's Healthy Family initiative provides you with simple steps to growing a healthy family. Here are video clips and fun family activities that introduce safety and healthy habits.



Women & Children Health Information

PBS Healthy Kids

Explore this site to discover simple food solutions you can celebrate each and every day.

Food for Thought: Eating on a Budget


Learn how to make healthy choices on a budget with these activities and video clips.

Family Shopping List

Family Activity

Anytime Food List

Family Tip Sheet

Educators and Nutrition Professionals: Use this lesson plan with children and parents to teach healthy habits on a budget.

Supermarket Explorer

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Increase literacy skills with your children by keeping them engaged at the grocery store with Supermarket Explorer activity sheets.

Word World Worksheet

Martha Speaks Worksheet

Between the Lions Worksheet

Let's Move!

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A comprehensive initiative launched by the First Lady to solve the problem of obesity within a generation.

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