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Child Nutrition

Nutrition and Physical Activity Resources

Good nutrition in the school age years leads to improved academic performance and helps build lifelong eating habits that contribute to a student's overall well being. Learning about nutrition is not only good for you but is also a lot of fun! Choosing the right foods can help you learn better, play harder and have more energy!

Nutrition and Physical Activity for Pre-school Children

Farm to Preschool
Expansion of the farm to school model for preschool programs.

Grow It, Try It, Like It!
Preschool nutrition curriculum focused on gardening and the exploration of fruits and vegetables.

Let's Move! Child Care
America's move to raise a healthier generation of kids in child care.

Let's Go! Child Care Toolkit.

Nutrition for Elementary Students

Mouth Healthy Kids
Dental health information, videos and games

Fizzy’s Lunch Lab
Join Fizzy in his Lunch Lab where laughter is the favorite ingredient. Activities include videos, music and games.

Super Crew Nutrition
Meet the Super Crew Kids who get super powers from their favorite color healthy foods. Includes coloring pages, activities and book suggestions.

Fuel Up to Play 60
With Arianna’s Nutrition Expedition, join Arianna in identifying foods, matching foods to their correct groups, and making your own combination foods.

Food Champs
Fruits and vegetables are the champs on this Web site for ages 2–8. Play games, submit your own artwork, color and print pictures and view recipes.

Nutrition for Pre-teens and Teens

Tap into your own energy so you can feel great all day long. Includes games to play (inside and out), recipes and information about how your body works.

Nutrition Education for Teachers

Discover MyPlate
Nutrition Education for Kindergarten

Center for Disease Control
Tips for Teachers: Promoting Healthy Eating & Physical Activity in the Classroom

Team Nutrition
Nutrition Education Resources from USDA

Washington State Dairy Council
Nutrition Education Materials

Physical Education and Activity for Teachers

Train Like an Astronaut

Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
Health and Fitness Page

President’s Council on Physical Fitness
Healthy classroom celebrations and non-food rewards

Center for Science in the Public Interest
Improving School Foods Outside of Meals

Nutrition for Parents

Choose My Plate
United Sates Department of Agriculture

We Can!
National Heart Blood and Lung Institute

Meals Matter
California Dairy Council


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