Spotlight on Great School Practices: Eat Your Way Through the Alphabet!

From Executive Director, Barbara Storper: “I just returned from a great conference, “Healthy Food Fuels Hungry Minds: Advancing Children’s Health In and Out of School,” presented by the Massachusetts Health Council. There were some great speakers, but I wanted to spotlight a real mover and shaker – Jeanne Reilly, School Food Service Director of Windham […]

Learn How to Juggle! Check out our NEW VIDEO!

Want to learn how to juggle? You don’t need fancy equipment: plastic bags from the grocery store can make great juggling scarves. Check out our new video to teach you how! Learn How to Juggle Video! Juggling is a great activity for kids and grown-ups. It’s a stress reducer, especially if you take a deep […]

National Garden Month

April is National Garden Month Spring is finally here, and since April is National Garden Month, it’s a great time to think about gardening with kids. When kids help grow fruits and vegetables, they are more likely to want to taste them! Here are a few of our favorite books to connect kids with gardening, […]

Fun Treats for Halloween

We’re all about making good food – fun for kids, but what to do about Halloween? If you’re looking for something to hand out to young ghosts and goblins, and want to distribute a treat that is actually good for them, check out some of our favorites below: 1. FoodPlay Tickets to Fresh Adventure: Snack […]

Resolutions from Barbara Storper, Executive Director of FOODPLAY!

Resolutions for a Healthy 2016 By Barbara Storper, MS, RDN Our body: it doesn’t ask that much from us for all the incredibly complex processes it’s involved in! Feed it healthy food, breathe clean air, drink enough fluids, go out to play and move, and send it some positive messages. Try not to overwhelm it […]