Coronavirus, Cold, Flu, and More: What PTOs Can Do
Help your school community deal with cold and flu season—and the spread COVID-19—with these practical tips.
Encourage Healthy Habits at School
Schools can be breeding grounds for the viruses that cause colds, the flu, and other illnesses. Here’s how PTOs can help fight germs to keep kids in class.
Field Day Activities—Ideas by Age
Field day activities should reinforce the message that exercise is fun. We’ve gathered ideas for traditional and not-so-traditional activities that will appeal to a wide range of children.
Healthy Snack Ideas for PTO Events
Not sure what to offer as health-minded refreshments at your next parent group activity? Give some of these nutritious (and delicious) foods a try.
4 PTO Events That Promote Health and Fitness
These fun family programs encourage healthy choices.
6 Ideas for a Healthier School Year
Ways to encourage some healthier habits.
Fun Run and -Athon Printables
Free flyers, racing bibs, and other tools for your walkathon, jogathon, or otherwise named -athon fundraiser.
Family Fitness Night Tips and Ideas
A family gym night is an inexpensive way for school PTOs and PTAs to get kids moving and put a positive emphasis on physical activity.
Milk Run Delivers Fun
One school's annual event brings families and its community together to learn about healthy living.
How PTOs Can Get Students Moving
Children who exercise enough are more likely to succeed in school, and more school parent groups are helping get them up and off the couch.
How To Plan a School Field Day
Tips for organizing and running a day of outdoor play, with involvement from parents and teachers.
Stepping Up to Family Fitness Challenge
A PTA encourages its school families to walk a combined 1 million steps to better health.
13 Ideas To Get Kids Active
It’s not exercise when it’s fun. These ideas add a little fitness to your events or serve as great activities on their own.
Have a Healthier Bake Sale
Giving your bake sale a healthy edge doesn’t have to mean less fun, fewer customers, or lower profits.