EASY is fun

Protecting your heart and brain health is as EASY as picking a favourite healthy habit to focus on as a family!

Go to jumpforheart.ca and join your school to start counting your healthy habit streak today!


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Eat fruits and vegetables

Need some ideas on how to eat more fruits and vegetables?

  • Download this printable activity you and your family can do at home.
  • Have fruit for dessert! It can be just as sweet.
  • Did you know that you should fill half your plate with a rainbow of fruits and veggies to keep growing up healthy?
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Active for 1 hour or more

Looking to get more active?

  • Download this printable activity you and your family can do at home.
  • Go for a walk with your family.
  • Did you know that you can move your body for better heart health? Ride a bike, and help garden or rake leaves at home.
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Screens for 2 hours or less

How can you reduce your screen time (outside of class work)?

  • Download this printable activity you and your family can do at home.
  • Have everyone in your family track how many hours a day they spend in front of a screen and compete to see who can reduce their screen time the most.
  • Did you know that TVs, tablets and video games can be fun for a short while, but physical exercise is way better for your heart and brain health?
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Yes to water, and no to sugary drinks

Want some tips to make it easier to drink more water?

  • Download this printable activity you and your family can do at home.
  • Add lemons, mint, berries or cucumber slices to your water for some yummy flavours.
  • Did you know that juice and pop have too much sugar in them? When you’re thirsty, reach for a glass of water or milk, and you’ll help your body stay healthy.

Looking for fun activities to do at home to support heart, brain and mental health? Visit www.hskids.ca/hsk-at-home for more resources.

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