Discover MyPlate includes seven emergent readers featuring kindergarten-level sight words that help children build literacy skills while learning about the five food groups and MyPlate.
On Aug.16, 2023, FNS announced the award of $9.4 million in federal funding for the FY 2023 Team Nutrition Grant for Supporting Nutrition Education for School-Aged Children.
New and updated "Discover MyPlate: Nutrition Education for Kindergarten" materials foster the development of healthy food choices and physically active lifestyles during a critical developmental and learning period for children—kindergarten. Now with added resources to learn where foods come from, explore more foods, and try kid-friendly recipes.
Explore activities to learn about healthy eating with your kindergartener and family.
Celebrate MyPlate’s birthday by sharing MyPlate resources with students, families, and peers.
A music video demonstrating movements to USDA Team Nutrition’s original “Reach for the Sky” song as part of the “Discover MyPlate: Nutrition Education for Kindergarten” resource.
An overview of USDA Team Nutrition’s “Discover MyPlate: Nutrition Education for Kindergarten” resource and its contents. This video includes audio description.
Every kid can have fun with nutrition. Make your way through all the food groups with these fun games and activities.
These six colorful Discover MyPlate handouts include information on nutrition and physical activity for parents of kindergarteners as well as interactive activities parents can complete with their children.
These colorful profile cards feature each of the five Food Group Friends and MyPlate Nate and MyPlate Kate. Each card lists the foods on the back that makes up each food group friend or, in the case of MyPlate Nate and Kate, shares what they do to stay healthy.