The health of the people reflects the health of the community as a whole. It’s All About Kids partners with the community to increase awareness about the importance of healthy lifestyles, learn about and share resources, and collaborates with schools and other organizations to better provide students with the tools they need to grow a healthy community. Check out what It’s All About Kids is doing in the community!
Bully Busters and Sugar Shockers Assemblies
It's All About Kids is proud to partner with the Tulsa Drillers and Tulsa Roughnecks to bring Bully Busters and Sugar Shockers to your school! The hour long assemblies provide schools with a fun and interactive way to address bullying and promote healthy lifestyles. The Bully Busters assembly is for K-2nd grade students. The Sugar Shockers assembly is for 3rd-5th grade students. The assemblies will take place in your school’s gymnasium. There will be lots of music, moving, and fun, so you don’t want to miss out on this exciting opportunity for your school! Please contact Ashley Barnett for Bully Busters and Melissa Horn-Speck for Sugar Shockers.
Professional Development for Schools
If you are looking for Professional Development ideas for your school here are a few It’s All About Kids can provide: Teambuilding, Nutrition, School Health Index, Action Based Learning Lab, Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model, CATCH Kids Club/CATCH In School, or Asthma Management. Professional development typically takes 3-4 hours. Please complete a Professional Development Request Form.
IAK Blender Bike
It's All About Kids (IAK) has a Blender Bike that may be utilized for school events. The Blender Bike makes smoothies, salsa, hummus, and more! Requests for the Blender Bike will be provided on a first come, first serve basis. Food for the Blender Bike must be purchased by the school. For more information please contact Melissa Horn-Speck or Megan Parks.
Free Nutrition Classes
Free cooking demonstrations are available twice a month in the evening at the Tulsa Health Department’s North Regional Health and Wellness Center. Please RSVP to Terri Snodgrass at 918-595-4419.
Fit 2 Learn Summit
Fit 2 Learn Summit is an engaging and innovative advocacy, networking and continuing education forum. It's an exciting opportunity to gather up-to-date information from local and national experts on how to create and maintain healthy school environments. Save the Date: June 4, 2019!
Sit Less, Move More
Sit Less, Move More is a free training for anyone who works with children, to help kids increase their health knowledge, fitness, and academic achievement, through physical activity, experiential learning, and interdisciplinary learning. Activities increase improved communication and problem solving skills. Great for anyone who works with youth, elementary through middle school. Save the Date: August 2019!
Food On the Move The Food On The Move, mobile food initiative, is a collaboration of food and health experts and community partners to mobilize good quality food into hard to reach economically challenged areas, helping combat hunger in Tulsa and Oklahoma in a new way. A schedule of planned events is available here.
Oklahoma Public Health Association (OPHA)
Check out the Oklahoma Public Health Association's updated website!
“Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.” - John F. Kennedy