Month: October 2018

Repurposing Halloween Pumpkins



Pumpkins are a part of Halloween traditions in many households. Central to holiday décor, they may be left whole or painted, while others are carved into jack-o-lanterns. Yet, once Halloween passes, and the excitement dwindles, many of these pumpkins go to waste. We’re highlighting several ways to get the most use out of your Halloween […]

Enjoy a Healthier, Happier Halloween



Halloween is right around the corner. If you haven’t stocked up on bags of candy to hand out to trick-or-treaters yet… that might not be such a bad thing! Candy contains a lot of added sugar. In fact, sugar tends to be the first ingredient listed on the label, which means it is the ingredient used […]

Best Practice: School-Wide Movement Breaks



A Spotlight on Frances E. Willard Elementary. Written by: Ayooluwa Ariyo for Get Healthy Philly “Raise your right leg! Support it with your arms around your knee! Now I’m going to count to five. You can put that leg down at five and switch to your other leg!” This is Ms. Debra DeShields, Health and P.E. […]