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We Can!® (Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition) Tools and Resources


We Can! is a national movement designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children 8 to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight. This Web site provides families and communities with a variety of materials, tools, tracking sheets, training, and other information to encourage a healthy and physically active lifestyle.

The tools and resources are divided into the following categories:
  • Weight management
  • Nutrition
  • Physical activity
  • Reduce screen time
  • Curricula and toolkits
  • Promotional and programming materials
  • Logo guidelines


National Cancer Institute; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (U.S.); National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (U.S.)

Funding Sources

National Institutes of Health; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

QualityTool Topic

prevention and wellness


  • Original Summary: 10/2010
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Last updated: November 10, 2010.