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What is a 5-2-1-0 Challenge?

A 5-2-1-0 Challenge is designed to guide individuals, families, workplaces, schools, and others on a time-limited 5-2-1-0 journey. Participants will be challenged to do the best they can to achieve 5-2-1-0 behaviors. Participants will track their progress from start to the finish to see how they did.

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5 - Five fruits and veggies per day

Resources for facilities

Provide Healthy Choices

Healthy Eating Booklist

Child and Adult Care Food Programs

Fun Songs about Nutrition

MyPlate Blank Coloring Sheet


Resources for families

Breakfast is Best

Feeding Infants

Healthy Kids Snacks

Healthy Shopping on a Budget

The Lunch Box- Appealing Lunches for Preschool Children

Understanding Food Labels

Choose MyPlate Brochure

MyPlate Blank Coloring Sheet



2 - Two hours or less screen time per day

Resources for facilities

Television in Child Care - What do We Need to Know


Resources for families

Limit Recreational Screen Time to Two Hours

Promote Healthy Viewing Habits



1 - One hour of excercise per day

Resources for facilities

Healthy Activity Booklist

Quick Physical Activity Breaks


Resources for families

Choose MyPlate Brochure

Take it Outside

Physical Activity Breaks from Take Time

Infant Physical Activity



0 - Zero sugary beverages

Resources for facilities

Fill Up Water Here - Poster


Resources for families

Keeping Your Babies Teeth Healthy

Water is Fuel for Your Body

What Should Young Children Drink

Which Milk to Choose for Growing Bones



Other Resources

5210 Poster

Healthy Celebrations Parent Letter

Tips for Reading to the Very Young

Non-Food Rewards at Home

Non-Food Rewards in the Classroom