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Resource | Nutrition Education

Start Smart with Breakfast

Resource | Nutrition Education

Fueling My Healthy Life

Use project-based learning and technology to engage 6th graders in nutrition education while meeting educational standards for English and Health.

Resource | Newsletters

Nibbles for Health: Nutrition Newsletters for Parents of Young Children

These colorful and engaging newsletters for parents of young children can be shared by Child and Adult Care Food Program providers to communicate information about popular nutrition topics. There are 12 newsletters available in both English and Spanish.

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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 | Technical Assistance & Guidance | FNS-GD-2018-0001

Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs

The Food Buying Guide for Child Nutrition Programs has all of the current information in one manual to help you and your purchasing agent buy the right amount of food and the appropriate type of food for your program(s), and determine the specific contribution each food makes toward the meal pattern requirements.

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 | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Summer Food, Summer Moves

Summer Food, Summer Moves is a fun, hands-on resource kit designed to get kids and families excited about healthy eating and physical activity during the summer months. The kit is designed for use by summer meal site operators and focuses on using music, games, art, and movement to motivate kids and families to choose more fruits and vegetables, choose water instead of sugary drinks, get enough physical activity every day, and to limit screen time.

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.