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WELCOME LETTER & TABLE OF CONTENTS

STEP 1 - ENGAGE

STEP 2: ASSESS ENVIRONMENT AND CREATE AN ACTION PLAN

STEP 3: IMPLEMENT PLAN

STRATEGY 1: LIMIT UNHEALTHY CHOICES FOR SNACKS AND CELEBRATIONS; PROVIDE HEALTHY CHOICES

STRATEGY 2: LIMIT OR ELIMINATE SUGARY DRINKS; PROVIDE WATER

STRATEGY 3: PROHIBIT THE USE OF FOOD AS A REWARD

STRATEGY 4: PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES TO GET PHYSICAL ACTIVITY EVERY DAY

STRATEGY 5: LIMIT RECREATIONAL SCREEN TIME

STRATEGY 6: PARTICIPATE IN LOCAL, STATE, AND NATIONAL INITIATIVES THAT SUPPORT HEALTHY EATING AND ACTIVE LIVING

STRATEGY 7: ENGAGE COMMUNITY PARTNERS TO HELP SUPPORT HEALTHY EATING AND ACTIVE LIVING

STRATEGY 8: PARTNER WITH AND EDUCATE FAMILIES IN ADOPTING AND MAINTAINING A LIFESTYLE THAT SUPPORTS HEALTHY EATING AND ACTIVE LIVING

STRATEGY 9: IMPLEMENT A STAFF WELLNESS PROGRAM THAT INCLUDES HEALTHY EATING AND ACTIVE LIVING

STRATEGY 10: COLLABORATE WITH FOOD AND NUTRITION PROGRAMS TO OFFER HEALTHY FOOD AND BEVERAGE OPTIONS

MORE: INCREASE THE REACH OF YOUR LET'S GO! EFFORTS THROUGHOUT YOUR ORGANIZATION

STEP 4: COMPLETE SURVEY

STEP 5: CELEBRATE

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

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Out-of-School Toolkit

Registered sites in Maine and Mount Washington Valley, New Hampshire, receive a free hard-copy toolkit. For all others, Let’s Go! offers free online access to our Out-of-School toolkit in an easy-to-use format, as well as printable PDFs of individual pages, organized per the outline below.

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