CACFP Meal Pattern Training Worksheets

Last Published: 03/18/2019

These short, two-page worksheets include scenario-based questions or activities to test and reinforce knowledge of key concepts in the CACFP Meal Patterns. They can be used to empower CACFP providers and operators with the knowledge, skills, and expertise to implement the updated CACFP meal pattern requirements that became effective October 1, 2017. For more information, please visit the CACFP Meal Pattern Training Tools page.

Available: Print versions of materials will be made available in stages, only for schools, CACFP providers, and summer meal programs participating in one of USDA’s Child Nutrition programs. All are welcome to download these materials and make copies. If you have difficulty opening any of these files in your Internet browser, please right-click on the link and “save target as…” to download. 

Whole Grains Choose Breakfast Cereals That Are Lower in Added Sugars choose yogurts that are lower in added sugars
Adding Whole Grains to Your CACFP Menu [English] [Spanish]  [Print copies in English] [Print copies in Spanish] Webinar [English] [Spanish] Choose Breakfast Cereals Lower in Added Sugars [English] [Spanish] [Print copies in English] [Print copies in Spanish] Webinar [English] [Spanish] Choose Yogurts Lower in Added Sugars [English] [Spanish][Print copies in English] [Print copies in Spanish] Webinar [English] [Spanish]
Grain-Based Desserts in the CACFP Identifying Whole Grain-Rich Foods for the CACFP Methods for Healthy Cooking
Grain-Based Desserts in the CACFP [English] [Spanish][Print copies in English] [Print copies in Spanish] NewIdentifying Whole Grain-Rich Foods for the CACFP  [English] [Spanish] Methods for Healthy Cooking  [English] [Spanish] [Print copies in English] [Print copies in Spanish] Webinar [English] [Spanish]
Offer Versus Serve in the CACFP Serving Meat and Meat Alternates at Breakfast Serving Milk in the CACFP
Offer Versus Serve in the CACFP [English] [Spanish][Print copies in English] [Print copies in Spanish] Webinar [English] [Spanish] Serving Meat and Meat Alternates at Breakfast [English][Spanish][Resources] [Print copies in English] [Print copies in Spanish] Webinar [English] [Spanish]

Serving Milk in the CACFP [English] [Spanish] [Print copies in English] [Print copies in Spanish]

For State Agencies and Sponsoring Organizations
Calculating Sugar Limits for Breakfast Cereals in the CACFP Calculating Sugar Limits for Yogurt in the CACFP  
Calculating Sugar Limits for Breakfast Cereals in the CACFP [English] [Spanish] [Order print copies] Calculating Sugar Limits for Yogurt in the CACFP [English] [Spanish] [Order print copies]