Last Season’s Plays
Plays are your tools for making healthy changes! Pick a Play that suits your school, use it as a guide and be creative — then share your experiences with other schools!
Check Out Last Season's Plays!
Snack Smarter Schoolwide
Eating smart isn’t only important at meal-time. Snacking smart is important, too! This Play will help you and your schoolmates learn how to make the best of the already nutritious options available from your school's snack choices.
Grow a Pizza Garden
Grow a pizza garden with nutrient-rich ingredients for a pizza with students’ favorite toppings — then have a classroom or school-wide pizza party!
Build Your Own Shake-Up
Add a “Build Your Own Shake-Up Bar” in your school cafeteria, encouraging students to try new smoothie combinations.
Breakfast in the Classroom
Increase breakfast participation by delivering reimbursable meals to classrooms for student consumption before or during class.
The Power Behind the Play
Use this milk-focused Play to help make the connection between the healthy benefits of low-fat and fat-free dairy foods and physical activity.
Super “Bowl” Party
Hold weekly or monthly super “bowl” parties with different ready-to-serve nutritious snacks or cereals served in bowls.
Hold recipe contests for new breakfast or lunch items and build students’ interest in making healthy eating choices.
Plenty of Time...to Eat?
Find ways to give students adequate time to relax, socialize and have a well-balanced, nutrient-rich lunch.
Milk Mustache Booth
Highlight the benefits of low-fat and fat-free dairy foods in students’ diets and let students sample dairy foods by hosting your own “milk mustache” photo booth!
Meet Your Inner Chef
Work with local restaurants to find chefs who can volunteer their time to help get kids interested — and spice things up — in your school meals program!
Make Your Case for School Breakfast
Make sure your school offers a breakfast program, and get students involved in showing school breakfast’s connection with better health and learning.
Healthy Breakfast, Healthy Lunch – BAR NONE
Create salad-bar-style breakfast and lunch meals, and recruit students to help select delicious, healthy options for the bar.
Grab and Go – Anytime!
Set up quick and easy meals that students can grab for breakfast, lunch or after school for a nutrient-rich meal.
Drink Milk and Recycle
Help students fuel their day by serving milk in plastic containers, and then build awareness about the benefits of recycling the bottles!
Set up an inviting, convenient breakfast picnic area that students can visit before school or between classes for nutritious, tasty choices.
Breakfast – Grab and Go!
Boost school breakfast participation by offering quick and easy choices students can grab on their way into school or between morning classes.
Big Game Training Table
Get the right nutrients for physical activity by planning some pregame or post-workout “fuel up” offerings.
A Hero’s Breakfast
Promote healthy breakfast choices by hosting a monthly “hero’s breakfast” for invited community heroes or celebrities.
A Community Taste Test Event
Get the community involved by hosting monthly nutritious taste tests for students, their families and other community members.
Community Playtime – It’s Good for Everyone
Your entire community should be up and active! Partner with local community groups and organizations to offer physical activity opportunities outside regular school hours.
Ready to get moving? Set up a series of fun dance activities — or start a club — at your school.
Make Your Case for Quality Physical Education
Create an awareness campaign to make sure your school has a quality physical education program — including P.E. every day that works for every student.
Stop and Go Signs
Place “point-of-decision” prompts around the school to encourage students (and adults) to take advantage of every opportunity to be active!
NFL Player Challenges
Organize a weekly contest in which students or classes complete physical fitness challenges from NFL players!
NFL Play 60 Challenge
Organize a friendly teacher competition for teachers to track their physical activity, and post it on a school bulletin board for students to see!
Create Your Own Fitness Center
Create a fitness center that can be used by students and teachers before, during and after school, and make physical activity a valuable part of your school’s day!
After-School Drills and Skills
Add some fun to the after-school period by working with existing clubs or programs to implement some NFL-provided activities.