Bee Busy with Kids’ Activities

June marks the end of the school year and the start of a summer full of fun learning opportunities for kids. Whole Kids Foundation makes it easy with four hands-on activities.

Kids Play Three Ways in May

Whole Kids Foundation has new kids’ activities to keep small hands busy and big minds growing. Take a bite out of a good book, get crafty in the recycle bin and learn a new way to pack more nutrition into every bite!

Celebrating School Gardens for Earth Month

In honor of Earth Month, Whole Kids Foundation and Whole Foods Market stores are throwing spring garden parties at 75 schools.

Playdate Fun: Carrot Muffins and Kale Quiche

Who says playground food can’t be healthy? Turn your next play date into a fun outing for the whole family with healthy snacks for adults and kids.

Touchdown! Family-Friendly Game-Day Favorites

Dan Marek is the School Programs Educator for Whole Kids Foundation. Prior to joining their team he was a Whole Foods Market healthy eating specialist where he educated his community about healthy food.

Getting ready for Sunday’s big football game can be tricky if you are trying to keep things healthy. Greasy snacks can weigh you down and make you sluggish by half time. But we have some solutions that will keep your energy going until the trophy is handed to the winner.

Fast Food for Tweens

Feeding a tween is like riding a rollercoaster. Some days it’s exhilarating: we’re intrepid explorers, discovering new flavors together! Other times it’s the pits: we’re stuck in a rut and we’re going to be eating mac and cheese for the rest of our lives!

My 10-year-old son is by turns adventurous and avoidant. He loves sushi but hates sandwiches. He’s into spicy foods but refuses to taste bananas or mashed potatoes. As a busy parent, I’ve developed a few strategies to help my temperamental tween try new things and get the nutrients he needs:

Four Inspiring Salad Recipes from our Blogger Friends

Adding greens and veggies to our own diets can be a challenge – introducing them to our kids can drive us mad! Some kiddos might cringe at the sight of carrots or kale initially, but introducing tasty meals that are healthy and engaging them in conversations around where vegetables come from can plant the seed for a lifelong salad-lover.

5 Tips from a Kid Chef to Get Kids Cookin'

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Kid-Friendly Dinner Strategies

Preparing a healthy meal for your family at the end of a long day might seem daunting. Factor in fickle taste buds, extreme opinions, and the ice cream fixations of a three-year old eater like my son’s, and I often just want to pour a glass of wine and order take-out around five o’clock.

10 Tips for Helping Kids Try New Foods

Let’s avoid the label “picky eater” and instead keep food talk positive and encouraging. Here are our top ten tips for helping your kids try something new.

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