How to empower kids? Knowledge corner

Here you can find the most relevant and updated resources on kids empowerment.
If you feel we missed something, please let us know!

Project deliverables 

The EmpowerKids Tool was tested in the two rounds of interviews with the children of 6-12 years of age in Estonia, Finland and Latvia.
The collection of good practices about using the tool and healthy workshops can be found here: PDF iconempowerkidstool_goodpracticesfrom3countries.pdf

Comparison of EmpowerKids Tool to other methods used in discussing with the child about his/her health and well-being can be found here:

Resources in Finnish

Child welfare & Parenting
Mannerheim League for Child Welfare click
Healthy life and how to reach the goals click
Children and their growth and development. Site for families and parents click
Children, young people and families – Promoting the well-being of children click
Parenting, the Family Federation of Finland click
About Family and parenting, the Family Federation of Finland click
About family and daily life, the Family Federation of Finland click

Physical activity
Physical activity site click
Children’s physical activity and sport click
National recommendations for physical activity for school aged children click
How to plan physical activities for children? For professionals click

Nutrition
Nutrition Recommendations for families click
National Food Composition Database in Finland click
Nutrition and teeth health – The Finnish Dental Association click

Addictions
Cigarettes, alcohol and teeth health  – The Finnish Dental Association click
AddictionLink, site dealing with substance abuse and addiction click