Have you asked yourself questions like:
What should my child eat to be healthy?
She will play on our iPad all day – should I let her?
Iʼve seen commercials saying itʼs important for him to be “active” – what does this mean?
Now there is one answer to all these questions – Live 5-2-1-0!
Watch the video below to learn more.
Looking for something to do with your child on a rainy day? Planning a picnic in the park and looking for some games? Look no further – the Live 5210 activity ideas below can help! Find the activity ideas based on the age of your child:
Birth to 1 year old:
Raising an active child starts now! Look at the Activity Ideas and Nutrition pages for ideas.
1 to 4 years old:
Your child is busy and learning more every day. Try some of these Activity Ideas and Nutrition Suggestions.
5 to 12 years old:
Work with child to set goals for healthy living 5210. Your child can help think of activities and track how it is going on a Goal Tracking Sheet. You can find activity ideas beginning on page 13 of the Interactive Toolkit.
Get Rewards for Healthy Choices!
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Ministry of Health & the Public Health Agency of
Canada, with partners, have created “Carrot
Rewards”, an app to help you make healthy eating
& activity choices. By joining Carrot Rewards,
you can earn loyalty points such as Aeroplan®
Miles, SCENE®, Petro-Points™ and More
Rewards® each time you do one of their healthy
activities. To learn more, click here – Carrot
See below for some more information and ideas to
Live 5210 with your children!
Screen Time to Live 5210 – learn more about healthy
amounts of screen time for your child!
5210 Colouring Sheet – print off and spend some
time colouring and talking about the Live 5210 habits
with your child.