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Keeping You and Your Family Happy and Healthy

On this page you will find a range of resources and activities to help keep you and your family happy and healthy.

Follow these 5 top tips for you and your children:

  • Eat regularly, try to have three meals a day and don’t skip breakfast
  • Eat a rainbow – aim to eat 5 portions of fruit and vegetable a day
  • Follow the healthy eating principles of the Eatwell plate (download)
  • Make sure you are active for 60 minutes every day
  • Try to your get a good nights sleep

Healthy Eating

The Good Food Cooking Toolkit

A handy guide to help get you creative in the kitchen.

Weekly Meal Planner

Keep track of what you and your family are eating every day by completing our food diary, are you managing your 5 a day?

Eat a Rainbow

Find out why it is important to eat a wide variety of fruit and vegetables every day.

How to hit the 5 A Day target

Plan a day's food intake showing how you will achieve your 5 A Day!

Energy Sources

Learn more about why it is important to eat regularly and good sources of energy in the diet.

Sugar

Which foods have high amounts of sugar in them?

Fluids

Find out about the importance of fluids and how much we should drink.

Packed Lunches

Take on our healthy lunchbox challenge!

Family Food Fun

Oxfordshire Food Stars: Tips, inspiration and recipes to make the most of food.

Schools

Oxfordshire Food Stars: Schools support resources.

Physical Activity

Time to Burn worksheet

Children should aim to be doing 60 active minutes every day. See our ready reckoner for how long it takes to burn off a chocolate bar.

Sport England

Loads of ideas from Sport England on how to keep busy and active indoors.

Sport England #StayInWorkOut

Tons of fabulous ideas here for you and your family to #StayInWorkOut from Sport England.

Active During Lockdown

Activities, videos and campaigns developed by Cherwell District Council, School for Park Run, Living Streets and Sport England.

Active Oxfordshire

Idea's for staying active from home in Oxfordshire.

Women & Girls

This Girl Can has put together a list of exercises that most of us can try to keep busy and get moving whilst staying at home.

Families

These Disney dance-alongs are a perfect and fun way to get moving with the kid whilst self-isolating with the little ones.

FAST Families

Change4Life have created some Disney-themed indoor games and activities that are bundles of fun and will get the kids (and you) moving!

Families with children with a disability

Our friends at Change4Life have some great ideas to help you get moving together including a seated obstacle race and potato golf!

Cherwell District Activity and wellbeing hub

Cherwell’s Activity and Wellbeing Hub is a one-stop-shop for ideas on how to boost your physical and mental health without needing to leave your home.

Sleep

Healthy Sleep and Relaxation Tips

Tips to ensure a good night's sleep for physical and mental wellbeing.

Healthy Sleep and Relaxation worksheet

Sleep is really important for the growth and development of children. Use this handout to help your child get a good nights sleep and how to create a healthy sleep environment.