Children playing

EARLY CARE PROVIDERS

Be a healthy role model:

  • Eat healthy foods. 
  • Limit use of handheld devices.
  • Participate in physical activity.
  • Drink water.

GET STARTED WITH 5-2-1-0:

Early care sites, including in-home care providers and child care centers, are invited to sign up as a 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count! Registered Site and join an important network of sectors working towards healthier environments where young Iowans live, learn and play. 

register

RESOURCES:

FACT SHEETS & ACTIVITIES:

apple5 or more fruits and vegetables every day

Tablet2 hours or less of recreational screen time every day  

Shoe1 hour or more of physical activity every day  

Cup0 sugary drinks - more water 

  • 5-2-1-0 Prize

    Thank you for completing the Healthiest State Month Trail Map.

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  • Order Form

    Order 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count materials including FREE posters and brochures!

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  • Parents and Caregivers

    Using 5-2-1-0 at home and in the community provides a positive environment for kids to build healthy habits and interact with peers as they learn and grow.

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