Links for Kids
Find out more about what causes air pollution, and how you can help prevent it at the
(see Rabies below)
Know the Fact, Make a Plan, Build a Kit at: Ready Kids.gov plus fun games
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Kids Page - links to games, activities, brainteasers, jokes, storytime, environmental health education, sing-a-longs. Spanish version available.
Kids can learn about health and hygiene and become members of the Scrub Club(tm). The site features a fun and educational animated Webisode with seven "soaper-heros" who battle nasty villains who represent germs and bacteria. Kids learn the six key steps to proper handwashing through a webisode, handwashing song, interactive games, activities for kids and educational materials for teachers are also available to download
Mosquitos and West Nile Virus
Join the Swat Team at Colorado's Fight the Bite website
Learn about the new food/nutritional guidelines at: ChooseMyPlate.gov
These USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) resources are for children ages 6 to 12.
Rabies & Bats
Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (scroll down to teaching kids about bats)
Public Service Video for kids, posters and information about what do about finding bats on the ground
Kids Guide to Healthy Teeth - links to wide variety of websites from U.S. and other countries. Sources include Scholastic's Magic School Bus, the BBC, Dental Associations, and public health.
ALSO: great page of links for parents and kids
Overall Health for kids, teens, parents
www.bam.gov - BAM! Body and Mind. This colorful, interactive website answers questions kids have about disease, fitness, peer pressure. Host: CDC (Centers for Disease Control)