Health & Wellness at Briar Vista


Briar Vista is committed to a healthy and balanced environment for our children. From healthy food, to exercise, to clean products we are dedicated to a spirit of wellness. Here are just a few websites that we recommend. Want to get in on the conversation? Email us with suggestions at any time!


Physical Activiy in the Classroom
  • Go Noodle

Ideas from the Go Noodle team for movement during recess or breaks


  • Go Noodle App

For use in the classroom


  • Spark Life

Powering Your Brain Through Exercise


  • ABC For Fitness

Three ten minute bursts of activity throughout the day 


  • Fuel Up to Play

Physical Activities Research
  • Study showing links between increased physical activity and better brain function (i.e. learning!)


  • Ways to increase physical activity in children


  • More research on how important physical activity is for children's cognitive development


  • Many  more studies on the importance of physical activity to learning

General Nutrition
  • Nutrition Detectives


  • Chef Ann/ Lunch rooms

Healthy Classroom Celebrations
  • Ideas for Parents for Alternative Non-food Classroom Celebrations

Healthy Snacks & Lunches
  • Healthy Snack Ideas


  • More Snack Ideas


  • Vegetarian Snack Ideas


  • Briar Vista's Garden Helpers


  • Briar Vista's Garden Grant

General Wellness
Mental Health
State & Private Programs for Helping Schools
  • Georgia Safe Routes to School

Sponsor of the Walk to School Days


  • DeKalb County's Wellness Program


  • Let's Move

  • Food Fight

helping schools with better food choices

  • Alliance for a Healthier Generation

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