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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 for Elementary Students

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.

Nutrition Explorations
Little D’s Nutrition Expedition for grades K–2. Help Little D find healthy foods at the Picnic Adventure, Quintricious and The Banquet

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, Combo Kitchen, Quintricious, and Nutrition Mixer. For grades 3–5.

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

BAM
BAM (Body and Mind) will tell you all you need to know about all the stuff that matters. BAM is packed with great information and activities for teens.

Kidnetic
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 Teachers

Team Nutrition
Nutrition Education Resources from USDA

Washington State Dairy Council
Nutrition Education Materials

School Nutrition Association
Bridges to Wellness program

Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction
Junior Chef Club


Physical Education and Activity for Teachers

NASA
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

Kids Eat Right
American Dietetic Association

Choose My Plate
United Sates Department of Agriculture

We Can!
National Heart Blood and Lung Institute

Meals Matter
California Dairy Council

Let’s Move!
America’s Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids

 

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