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More Healthy. More Happy.

We are ready for summer and want to help our friends and families stay healthy and active all year long. With our evidence-based strategies, we make it easy to live 5-2-1-0 every day!

5-2-1-0 Every Day!

 Five or more fruits & vegetables

Our Maine seasonal food guide will help you find fruits and vegetables for summer.

 Two hours or less recreational screen time

Set limits on screen time this summer and try some of these screen free activities.

 One hour or more of physical activity

Be creative about physical activity this summer. Bike (or skip!) to a local store, or find a place to go outside and discover!

 Zero sugary drinks, more water

Drinking water is the #1 thirst quencher. See how we make drinking water fun all summer long.

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Ideas to Keep Busy

The Genius of Play Summer Handbook has some great ideas for games, activities and more for sunny days and those (sometimes welcome) rainy days.

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Catch up on some reading

Need advice on a book for child?  Check out this list of books everyone should ready before they’re 12.

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Free Lunch

Find out where you can get free, nutritious lunch this summer. In Maine, text FOOD to 304-304 for locations or check out Maine DOE Summer Meals Site Finder. In New Hampshire, text FOOD to 877-877 for locations

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