Well-nourished children have higher test scores, increased school attendance, improved concentration, and improved classroom behavior. Children who are physically fit sleep better and are better able to handle the physical and emotional challenges that they encounter during the day. Proper nutrition in the school age years can reinforce lifelong eating habits that contribute to a child's overall well being. This will help them to grow and learn to their fullest potentia and then go on to lead a long healthy life. There are many things you can do at home to help create and reinforce healthy, life-long habits. Below you will find links to helpful resources and ideas on how to keep your family healthy. Be sure to check out the monthly healthy foods activity sheet and FitFuture newsletter for additional suggestions to make nutrition and exercise fun!