Here is another post by our Culinary Kid SuperStar, Remmi Smith!
One of the best ways to improve healthy eating is to eat healthy snacks. In our world today, a lot of kids have busy schedules after school. While it might be easy to grab a bag of chips, it is just as easy to grab a bag of nuts. Probably the best thing you can do is plan your snacks ahead of time. If you are involved in lessons or sports after school it is a good idea to pack a snack to take with you so it is there when you get hungry and need some energy.
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Hey kids and parents, do you want to have the Ask, Listen, Learn game at your school?
If you would like to tell your teachers and school administrators about our program and get the game in your classroom, you can print out our one-page information sheet to share with them.
The interactive game gets kids up and moving, encouraging them to “Say 'YES' to a healthy lifestyle and 'NO' to underage drinking.” Developed by The Century Council, and PE4Life with interactive fitness systems pioneer, SSD Ltd., the creator of XaviX, the Ask, Listen, Learn game allows the player to customize their on-screen character and choose from four, multi-level activities where they are challenged to answer questions about how alcohol affects their body, the basics of good nutrition and the impact of making healthy decisions. More than fifty questions randomly appear as kids race to school, workout in the dance studio, or challenge their friends, while raising their heart rate and increasing their fitness.More > 0 Comments
Hey kids, once your homework is done and you've played outside today, why don't you click on over to Nick.com and play our new Spongebob SquarePants Coral Climb game!More > 0 Comments
Another Post from Remmi for National Nutrition Month:
March 16th is “Artichoke Heart Day.” If you have never had an artichoke, then you are missing a great treat. And...the heart is so awesome! Artichokes are a big source of Vitamin C. They are fat free and only have 25 calories. Castroville, California, is the artichoke capital of the world and in 1948 the first “Artichoke Queen” was crowned….it was the famous Marilyn Monroe. Artichokes are so fun to eat and easy to prepare.More > 0 Comments
The Ask, Listen, Learn team is excited to announce that Superstar Dara Torres has qualified to participate in the time trials for the 2012 Olympics! She finished the 50-meter freestyle with a time of 25.90 seconds, guaranteeing her a spot in the qualifying rounds. That sure is fast!More > 0 Comments
On Tuesday, The Century Council was honored to record public service announcements (PSAs) with 23 state Attorneys General from all over the country. In the PSA, they demonstrate their commitment to our nation's children – encouraging them to make healthy choices including exercising, eating healthily, and saying “no” to underage drinking while also encouraging them to get involved in our Ask, Listen, Learn program…More > 0 Comments
In celebration of Mardi Gras, today we have our guest blogger for National Nutrition Month, Superstar Remmi Smith, posting about a famous restaurant in New Orleans. See if you can try out her Cod en Papillote recipe with your family!More > 0 Comments
The Ask Listen Learn team is proud to announce our new Superstar, Lolo Jones!More > 0 Comments
Did you know today is National Read Across America Day?
The National Education Association's Read Across America program is a year-round reading motivation and awareness campaign that calls for every child around the country to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of children's author Dr. Seuss.More > 0 Comments