5-2-1-0 Goes To School

As children age their habits solidify and become much more difficult to change. Good nutrition and plenty of physical activity are key to a child’s growth and development. 
 
5-2-1-0 Goes to School is a program aimed at increasing healthy eating and physical activity in schools by supporting environmental and policy change. The program is based on the following easy-to-remember 5-2-1-0 message:

 
 

The 5-2-1-0 Goes to School toolkit is based on 6 key evidence-based strategies that can be used individually or collectively in after school programs to address the policies, practices, and environment that influence healthy lifestyle behaviors.
 
Our hope is that 5-2-1-0 Goes to School will help support schools in raising and educating a healthier generation of children!


Are you a school who has partnered with Let's Go! Gulf Coast?

These resources are here to supplement your toolkit. Resources are organized into the '6 Strategies for Success.' Under each section, there is information specific for childcare centers and information that can be easily distributed to parents. The 'Parent Handouts' can also make great signs to hang around your school and rotate in-and-out!


Have a child attending a 5-2-1-0 school?

Please browse the section(s) that you are most interested in learning more about and view the documents under 'Parent Handouts.' These include easy to understand information, helpful tips and simple suggestions on how to live healthier!