Wellness Resources

Welcome to Maranacook's Wellness Site!

"a tool to educate and support healthier living"

Healthy Communities

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Did you know that Maranacook has marked walking trails open to the public?   Download a trail map.

Take It Outside has created a list of area hikes just for our area!  10 Ideas for Maranacook Students and Families 

Hey Kids! Fun Games to do now

Downloadable Form: KIDS PLAY


For Teens
Food and Fitness

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Recipe Links             
Recipes making healthy taste great!  Cooking Light
Most Popular Vegetarian Times  recipes
International recipes The Global Gourmet 
For Holidays and Celebrations Epicurious Food
Guidelines for Offering Healthy Foods~at Meetings, Seminars and Catered Events
Search recipes by the ingredients you have on hand:
SNAP-ED Recipe Finder


Parents and Educators

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Families can read about nutrition news and tips, create kid friendly recipes, discover childrens books about nutrition and using coloring books on line.  Teachers can find educational information and lesson plans.
Nutrition and Physical Activity Lessons (Lower Elementary)
Nutrition and Physical Activity Lessons (Upper Elementary)
Nutrition and Physical Activity Lessons (Middle School and High School)
Quick Nutrition and Physical Activity Tips

More for Educators

activeacademics practical ideas to elementary classroom teachers for integrating physical activity throughout the school day. Lesson ideas are "10 minute or less" activities and get students moving while learning content from a variety of subject areas.
energizers Energizers are classroom-based physical activities that integrate physical activity with academic concept.
teachers/healthfitness/inventory/nutritionYou can enter the grade level and topic for nutrition or physical activity and you get lesson ideas.
Monthly Q & A session with the founder of Occupational Medical Consulting, Dr. Catlett.  omcwellness.com