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Resource | Nutrition Education

Serving Up MyPlate: A Yummy Curriculum

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.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

CACFP Trainer's Tools: Feeding Infants

Now available in Spanish. Content from the Feeding Infants in the Child Adult Care Food Program guide is brought to life in these in-person training resources.

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Resource | Nutrition Education

Discover MyPlate: Nutrition Education for Kindergarten

Discover MyPlate is fun and inquiry-based nutrition education that fosters the development of healthy food choices and physically active lifestyles during a critical developmental and learning period for children: kindergarten.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

CACFP Meal Pattern Posters

These colorful posters use photography shot specifically for settings participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Afiches del patrón de comidas del Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos

Estos afiches coloridos usan fotografías específicas para sitios que participan en el Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos (CACFP, por sus siglas en inglés) y miden 11” x 17”. Estos afiches se pueden usar para fortalecer el conocimiento, las habilidades y la experiencia de los proveedores y operadores del CACFP para implementar los requisitos del patrón de comidas del CACFP.

Resource | Nutrition Education

MyPlate Guide To School Breakfast

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.

Resource | Nutrition Education

MyPlate Guide To School Lunch

This infographic 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.

Resource | Nutrition Education

Discover MyPlate: Emergent Reader Mini Books

Discover MyPlate includes six emergent readers featuring kindergarten-level sight words that help children build literacy skills while learning about the five food groups and MyPlate.

Resource | Books

Team Nutrition MyPlate eBooks

The Two Bite Club and Discover MyPlate: Emergent Reader Mini Books are now available as eBooks! These free eBooks teach young children about the MyPlate food groups and include interactive features to test comprehension and make learning fun. Each eBook includes audio narration that highlights the text as it’s read aloud, drawing and coloring palettes, colorful characters, and interactive games and mazes. 

Resource | Nutrition Education

MyPlate Nate and Kate Stickers

Use these fun stickers to give a “high five” to kids for making a MyPlate meal that includes healthful food choices from each of the five food groups. This sticker features the MyPlate Nate and Kate characters from the Discover MyPlate lessons for kindergarten.