Helping children learn healthy habits is a family affair. Children learn to eat well, sleep well, and to be active from the grownups around them. Opportunities to teach children to eat well at meals and to choose fruits and vegetable each day happens every day. Moms, dads, grandparents and older children can help children learn these good habits.
Taking the healthy habits quiz can help your family see how well they are doing and find ways to be their best.
Take the healthy habits quiz to show you where things are going great and things you and your family can do to improve your health . . .
Healthy Habits Quiz
|Do you and your family||Yes||No||Sometimes|
|Eat meals and snacks at the same time in the same location|
|Eat together as a family|
|Plan your snacks|
|Plan and prepare meals at home|
|Plan physical activities for the family|
|Ensure children sleep 8 hours or more most days|
|Limit screen time|
|Provide opportunities for active play|
|Engage family to keep moving (to reduce time spent sitting)|
|Eat fruit every day|
|Eat vegetables ever day|
Yes = 2 points Sometimes = 1 point No = 0 points
If your total score is:
20-24 points: you and your family are on the right track
13-19 points: you and your family are doing well, but have some ideas of the places you could make better
0-12 points: you and your family now have lots of suggestions to start new healthy habits