Explore activities to learn about healthy eating with your kindergartener and family. Books, a song, recipes, activities, and parent handouts are available to set your family on a path towards a healthy future.
Children can build literacy skills while learning about the five food groups and MyPlate.
This original "Reach for the Sky" song encourages children to get up and move as it reinforces learning of MyPlate’s five food groups. You will need a computer with speakers to play the song.
Discover a new recipe as a family. These “kindergarten-tested” recipes offer kids a simple and visual way to prepare healthy snacks.
Choose one or more of the 19 activities that explore healthy eating and physical activity. Check your answers using the answer key below.
Meet the Five Food Group Friends
Discover My Plate!
Eat Your Colors!
Planting the Seeds for Healthier Eating
Starting Our Day with MyPlate
Let's Play, Let's Party
Read about nutrition and physical activity tips for kindergarteners. Interactive activities are also included that you can complete with your children.