5 Day Live Well Calendar (print back to back)

Memo to Parents (word)

Memo to Parents (pdf)


5210 Poster

Veggies & Fruit Powerpoint (developed by Vanessa Young, Central Health)


Information for Students & Parents 

A Guide for Families

Posters & Visuals

5210 Fact Sheet

Fact Sheets for Students

Resources for Teachers

Frequently Asked Questions

Graphics & Resources adopted from:

  • www.letsgo.org

  • Nemours Health & SCOPE (Sustainable Obesity Prevention through Community Engagement)












5 Day Live Well Challenge

           Approximately half of young people report that they do not consume fruits or vegetables at leasr once a day (2011 Health Behaviors of School-Aged Children Study).  Many young people eat at fast food restaurants regularly.   In addition, we know that youth in Canada do not get much physical activity and are largely sedentary getting an average of 7 hours and 48 minutes of screen time per day (Active Healthy Kids Canada 2012 Report Card).  Chronic diseases once seen only in adults are now finding their way more and more into childhood.  Providing children and youth with healthy messages during their school years will help them make healthy choices later in life.     

With this in mind, we invite schools in the western region to participate in our 5 Day Live Well Challenge to help participants be healthy with a daily intake of:

  • 5 or more fruits and veggies
  • 2 hours or less of TV
  • 1 hour of physical activity
  • 0 sugary drinks. 

These four simple numbers can help encourage families to eat healthy and be active. 

The 5 Day Live Well Challenge is open to students, teachers, and parents and is designed to help stress the importance of regular daily activity and healthy.   Resources include posters, powerpoint presentations, newsletters for parents, and lesson plans.   

Here are some of the other 5210 campaigns that were offered to schools during 2013 - 2014:  

- Healthy Beverages Week

- Healthy Snacks

- Crunch & Sip  Campaign

- 5 Day Live Well Challenge 

- Live Well Half Marathon Challenge   


Students at Douglas Academy, La Poile (photo compliments of school principal, Cathy McWhirter)