At Home

In the classroom or on the field – get started right here with standards-based lessons and hands-on activities to being Energy Balances to life for your students.

At Home

Did you know? Children that share family meals together are more likely to maintain a healthy weight. Join the movement to help end childhood obesity - one family meal at a time!

All of the Together Counts program’s resources – including Energy Balance lesson plans, family activities, and more – are also available in Spanish!

By partnering with hundreds of companies and organizations, the Together Counts™ program is able to bring you the best local resources to help you achieve our goal of leading an active and healthy lifestyle.

Energy balance starts at home by sharing family meals on a regular basis or taking walks together! Take our daily pledge to join the movement to end childhood obesity today.

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Your family can enter the Planet of Active Healthy Living. Have your family members test their energy balance knowledge to earn super powers and build a customized Super Hero!

What's New on the Blog

Get the latest scoop!

From family fitness to meal planning to getting involved at your child’s school, the Together Counts Blog reports on hot topics for today's busy families. See what our experts are serving up today.

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From Home to School

Looking for something to do as a family? Download a Together Counts Activity Sheet and discover the fun in being active together!

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PTA Corner

The PTA Council Grants are now open!
Apply for one of 50 healthy lifestyles grants for your chance to earn $2,000 for your PTA!

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Win for Your School

Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes »

Enter every day for your chance to win a $30,000 grant and a new playground. Anyone in the community can enter on behalf of your school. Now open to preschools, too! Note: This year's sweepstakes is now closed. Check back in the spring for winner announcements.

Smart From The Start Awards »

Share your vision for promoting active, healthy lifestyles in your preschool or Head Start Center and you could win up to $20,000 and a prize pack of books! Note: This year's awards are closed. Check back in the spring for the winner announcements.

Meet our past winners and be
inspired by how they Energy
Balanced their classrooms and
school communities. If they can
do it, you can too!

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The Enrichment Zone

Calling all parent volunteers!

FREE resources bring energy balance to clubs, camps, meetings and more. Fun and flexible, Enrichment Zone helps kids develop an active, healthy lifestyle.

New! Now for Pre-K, too.

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Discover. Empower. Connect.

In proud partnership with the Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) and the Boy Scouts of America® (BSA), we develop resources designed to easily incorporate energy balance into your meetings, outings, events and adventures.

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