Keystone Kids Go!


Keystone Kids Go! is an initiative in Pennsylvania focused on improving young children’s nutrition and physical activity. The initiative is targeted towards early childhood practitioners from childcare, Head Start, early intervention, family literacy, and pre-kindergarten programs. Keystone Kids Go! is supported and enhanced by the Pennsylvania Departments of Health, Education, and Human Services in partnership with:

Keystone Kids Go! has six parts:

The Go Colorful! component of Keystone Kids Go! is also known as Keystone Color Me Healthy (KCMH). KCMH is based on the original Color Me Healthy program developed in North Carolina. KCMH provides early childhood practitioners with resources and materials to teach preschoolers that healthy eating and movement are fun!
 Go Active! is a physical activity toolkit created to show early childhood practitioners how to increase instant, integrative, and imaginative movement in their classroom or center. The toolkit also incorporates principles from Head Start’s I Am Moving, I Am Learning initiative.
is a special section of Keystone Kids Go! that identifies current professional development opportunities for teachers and families.  Go Learn also showcases the efforts of dedicated early childhood practitioners in Pennsylvania through Innovative Practices in improving nutrition and physical activity.
This section of Keystone Kids Go! is designed to show early childhood practitioners how to be the best role models they can be. Look here for healthy tips and information on personal wellness.
Keystone Kids Go! knows how important parents are when it comes to providing healthy food choices and movement opportunities for their children. Visit this section to learn about special projects created to involve parents in kids’ nutrition and activity
is an online continuous quality improvement intervention designed to help child care providers improve the nutrition and physical activity practices within their early child care setting.


Let’s Move! Childcare: The website of the Let’s Move! Initiative for early care and education.

PA Early Childhood Programming Crosswalk
This document crosswalks PA early childhood programming with the national Let’s Move! Initiative.

PA NAP SACC Crosswalk
This Crosswalk provides insight on how the PA NAP SACC can aid child care providers in boosting their scores within the STARS system, ERS, the Pennsylvania ELS, and the Pennsylvania CKC.

Healthy Eating for Preschoolers brochure is available from Available in both English and Spanish.

Nutrition & Wellness Tips for Young Children: Provider Handbook for the Child and Adult Care Food Program is now available and includes tip sheets and promising practices.

The Ten Tips Nutrition Education Series provides consumers and professionals with high quality, easy-to-follow tips in a convenient, printable format. These are perfect for posting on a refrigerator. 

Contact Keystone Kids Go!

Rose Gioia-Fine

Kathleen Hiltwine