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Communities are helping kids choose healthy drinks, foods and activity
August 15, 2018

In today’s world, children are often “plugged in.” In a 2017 state survey, 58 percent of Alaska high school students reported that they spend three or more hours a day watching TV, playing video games, or using a computer or electronic device for something other than school work. Actual face-to-face interaction is becoming less common. Taking children outside can teach them the value of “unplugging” and positively affect their long-term physical and emotional well-being.​



Play Every Day

Fred Ipalook Elementary School in Utqiaġvik — Inside playground​​

See how Alaska kids get out and play every day.​​