Use project-based learning and technology to engage 6th graders in nutrition education while meeting educational standards for English and Health.
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.
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.
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.
Celebrate MyPlate’s birthday by sharing MyPlate resources with students, families, and peers.
The Food Plans represent a nutritious diet at four different cost levels.
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.
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.
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.
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.