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!
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.
Mealtime Memo for Child Care
Monthly newsletter for child care providers.
Let's Go! Child Care Toolkit.
Nibbles for Health
Nutrition newsletters for parents of young children.
Physical Activity in Child Care Centers
Physical activity ideas and tips for child care centers.
Physical Activity in Family Home Child Care
Physical activity ideas and tips for family home child care.
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.
Little D’s Nutrition Expedition for grades K–2. Help Little D find healthy foods at the
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 in
Food Force One,
Nutrition Mixer. For grades 3–5.
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.
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.
Best Bones Forever
Part of a bone health campaign, this site is for girls and their BFF’s to grow strong together and stay strong forever. This Web site features games, videos, contests and recipes.
Nutrition Education for Kindergarten
Center for Disease Control
Tips for Teachers: Promoting Healthy Eating & Physical Activity in the Classroom
Nutrition Education Resources from USDA
USDA Super Tracker
Nutrition Lesson Plans for High School Students
Washington State Dairy Council
Nutrition Education Materials
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
Choose My Plate
United Sates Department of Agriculture
National Heart Blood and Lung Institute
California Dairy Council
America’s Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids