School Tools

Updated:Nov 5,2015
Kids are making a difference participating in Jump Rope For Heart and Hoops For Heart!

Your Youth Market Director

Tim Nikolai
(414) 227-1418
(800) 242-9236 ext. 1418
American Heart Association
1555 N. RiverCenter Dr., Suite 212
Milwaukee, WI  53212

Your Complete Jump Rope For Heart / Hoops For Heart Toolbox


   Kids Passion Posters
   Passion Stickers
   "Join Hands, Save Lives" - YouTube
   "Kids Are Why" - YouTube
   "Bran Lackey -  Survivor Story" - YouTube
    Life is Why Certificate Template      

JRFH / HFH Online 

   What are Online Donations    
   Log In to your Online Web page   
   How to Setup Your Web page   
   Set Your School Goals   
   Print Your Team Participant Report   
   Send Emails to Your Participants       
   Homework Assignment 
   Save The Date Template   

Event Communication Pieces

    JRFH Parent LetterTemplate
    HFH Parent Letter Template 
    2015-2016 Save the Date 
    Spanish Parent Letter
    Spanish Save the Date
    Save the Date - Toby

General Event Info 

   JRFH Explained    
   JRFH Registration 
Morning Announcements
   Station Ideas  
   JRFH Successful Event Tips
   HFH Successful Event Tips 
   JRFH Banking Form  
   HFH Banking Form 
   Thank You Gift Ordering
Lifesaver Pups

   Captn Bark Flyer (PDF)   
   Dr. Bow Wow Flyer (PDF)   
   Martia N. Mutley Flyer (PDF)
   Ninja Star Flyer (PDF) 
   Pup Poster 11 x 17 (PDF)
   Soccer Pup Flyer (PDF)
   Super Pup Flyer (PDF)   
Prospective School Partners

   AHA Programs & Resources
   Partnership Outline
   So You Don't Have a PE Teacher
   So You're Teaching PE Now
   Meets National PE Standards     
   School Nurses 
   CPR in Schools                 
   Involving the Community


   U.S. Games        
   Incentive Ideas      

Wellness Tools For Your School

 Kids in the HHCM kitchen learning about healthy foodClassroom Lesson Plans   kids button imageFor The Gym
Jump Rope Skills
Basketball Skills
Football Skills
Activities and Games
 Diabetes and Heart Healthy Meals For TwoDiabetes Tools
Learn more about diabetes and how it can increase your risk of heart attack and stroke. In addition you will find a Diabetes E-newsletter, Health Assessment, and other tools and resources.
  Girls Jumping Rope - FIT Kids Act event on Capitol HillAdvocacy
Join the You're The Cure network and tell your local/state/federal legislators how you feel about physical education in school, Safe Routes to School, school nutrition programs, Automatic Exernal Defibrillators (AEDs), and other important issues.
Heartsaver CPR in Schools
CPR Training in Schools
Heartsaver CPR in Schools

Be The Beat
Teens have a fun way to learn the symptoms of cardiac arrest and simple steps to save a life. 
  Start - 2 women walking inside through cubesFit-Friendly Worksites
...are recognized by the American Heart Association as employers who go above and beyond when it comes to their employees' health.
Teaching Gardens promo thumbnailTeaching Gardens
We’re working with schools to teach kids about healthy living through fun, hands-on Teaching Gardens.
  My Heart My Life AHAMy Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness initiative to empower Americans to get healthier. more
Jump Rope for Heart Kids Heart ShapeGo Red For Women
Many women do not know they can reduce their risk of heart disease and stroke. Can your students help raise awareness?

Wear Red Day School Tools
  Lifes Simple 7 for Kids thmb

Life's Simple 7 for Kids is a downloadable booklet about 7 simple ways to keep your heart healthy.


Coordinators' Corner

Jump Rope For Heart LogoEverything you need to sign up, plan and hold a Jump Rope For Heart event.Hoops For Heart LogoEverything you need to sign up, plan and hold a Hoops For Heart event.

Colby's StoryHarlie's Story

Keep a Healthy Heart

Healthier Kids Graphic Banner

Find out what you can do to help your students live a stronger, healthier life.

The Minnesotans’ for Healthy Kids Coalition is leading the way for policy changes to create safe walking routes to school, healthy school lunches, physical education standards and more.

Join the movement at
2014 - 2015 Teacher Resources

Elementary / Middle School Teachers

Sample Games / Activities
MWA Kids With Heart Logo
Kids with Heart are local heart-survivors, serving as ambassadors for the American Heart Association.

Through sharing their story and encouraging others to support Jump Rope and Hoops for Heart, they are helping the American Heart Association build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke. 
Meet Kids With Heart button