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.
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.
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.
This educational storybook, available in English and in Spanish, was developed to introduce MyPlate to young children.
Serving Up MyPlate is a collection of classroom materials that helps elementary school teachers integrate nutrition education into Math, Science, English Language Arts, and Health. This yummy curriculum introduces the importance of eating from all five food groups using the MyPlate icon and a variety of hands–on activities. Students also learn the importance of physical activity to staying healthy.
This factsheet highlights how a variety of healthy foods from each MyPlate food group are included as part of a school lunch. Learn about ways to help children make healthy food and beverage choices at school.
This infographic highlights healthy foods that are part of a balanced school breakfast. Learn about why eating breakfast is important for learning, and how parents can help their child eat a healthy breakfast at school.