Washington Smarter Lunchrooms
A Smarter Lunchroom nudges
students to make healthier choices when provided with the full spectrum of
choice. These “nudges” are research-based concepts identified by the Cornell BEN
With support from Team Nutrition Grants, the Office of Superintendent of
Public Instruction (OSPI) has created Smarter Lunchrooms and Smarter Mealtimes
in Washington schools and child care programs. Using feedback gathered from
school professionals and child care providers, a Smarter Lunchrooms Toolkit and
Smarter Mealtimes Toolkit were created.
Want to create a Smarter Lunchroom?
The Washington Smarter Lunchrooms Toolkit is now available to download! Make the
creation of your Smarter Lunchroom even easier with these helpful tips and
tools. Download a copy of the toolkit and supplemental materials for free today!
Supplemental Toolkit Materials:
Smarter Lunchrooms has been adapted for child care.
The Smarter Mealtimes toolkit, available in English and Spanish, will help your team create healthier mealtimes in child care and summer feeding programs.
You can download these free Smarter Mealtimes tools on the
national Smarter Mealtimes website.
In collaboration with the Smarter Lunchrooms National Office, OSPI has created a 2-hour Smarter Mealtimes training.
Download the training slide deck and trainer notes.