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Nutrition Education

Explore the expanded edition of Discover MyPlate: Nutrition Education for Kindergarten. The updated set includes additional food cards, Spanish-language components, and fun new resources showing where food comes from.

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.

Kindergarten teachers can meet education standards for math, science, English language arts, and health using the six ready-to-go and interactive lessons. Children become food-smart as they practice counting, reading, writing, and more.

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Videos

Discover MyPlate Training Video
Discover MyPlate Training Video
Reach for the Sky Music Video
Reach for the Sky Music Video
“Look and Cook” Recipes Video
“Look and Cook” Recipes Video

For Teachers

Cover of the Discover My Plate Nutrition Education for Kindergarten Teacher's Guide
Teacher’s Guide
Discover MyPlate: Food Cards Image
Food Cards
Jane Grain
Food Group Friend Profile Cards
Emergent Reader Teacher's Edition
Emergent Readers:
Teacher’s Edition
The Five Food Groups Poster
The Five Food Groups Poster
Reach for the Sky Song
Reach for the Sky Song
Discover MyPlate Graphics
Discover MyPlate Graphics
  

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For Kindergarteners

Emergent Reader Mini Books

Where Food Comes From
Where Food Comes From
Discover My Plate: Vegetables
Vegetables
Discover My Plate: Fruit
Fruits
Discover My Plate: Protein
Protein Foods
Grains. Emergent Readers
Grains
Discover My Plate: Dairy
Dairy
Discover My Plate. A MyPlate Meal
A MyPlate Meal
  

Student Workbook

Cover of the Discover MyPlate Student Workbook
Student Workbook

Look and Cook Recipe Cards

Friendship Pocket
Friendship Pocket
Crunchy Rainbow Wrap
Crunchy Rainbow Wrap
Fruit-a-licious Breakfast Cup
Fruit-a-licious Breakfast Cup
Food Group Friend
Food Group Friend
Garden Bite
Garden Bite
 

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For Parents and Families

Parent Handouts

Discover MyPlate with Nate and Kate parent handout
Discover MyPlate with Nate and Kate
Welcome to School Lunch
Welcome to School Lunch!
Meet MyPlate
Meet MyPlate
Snack Time!
Snack Time!
Be Your Best With Breakfast
Be Your Best With Breakfast
Move, Play, Have Fun!
Move, Play, Have Fun!

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Page updated: December 28, 2023