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Resource | Nutrition Education

School Breakfast Materials

Celebrate National School Breakfast Week with these free materials for schools participating in the School Breakfast Program.

Resource | Nutrition Education

School Lunch Resources

Learn more about school lunch! Find event ideas, recipes, activities, and more for school nutrition professionals, families, and teachers.

Resource | Guidance Documents | FNS-GD-2018-0032

Menu Planner

The Menu Planner for School Meals: School Year 2018-2019 is a comprehensive guide for local school nutrition professionals to assist them with developing healthy, safe, affordable, and appealing school meals and snacks that meet the meal pattern requirements.

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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

School Meals Programs: Providing Multiple Meals at a Time During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

This publication provides consideration, tips, best practices, and sample menus for school meals program operators who wish to distribute multiple meals at one time.

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

Serving Snacks in the CACFP

These worksheets can be used to empower Child and Adult Care Food Program providers and operators with the knowledge, skills and expertise to implement CACFP meal pattern requirements.

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Resource | Worksheets

Servir meriendas o refrigerios en el Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos

Estas hojas de capacitación se pueden usar para fortalecer el conocimiento, las habilidades y la experiencia de los proveedores y los operadores del Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos (CACFP, por sus siglas en inglés) para implementar los requisitos del patrón de comidas del CACFP.

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Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

CACFP Meal Pattern Training Slides

Inspired by Team Nutrition’s CACFP Halftime: Thirty on Thursdays Training Webinars, these ready-to-go presentation slides can be used by state agencies, sponsoring organizations, and others to train providers, operators, and menu planners on the CACFP meal patterns.

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Diapositivas de capacitación sobre el patrón de comidas del Programa de Alimentos para Cuidado de Niños y Adultos

Estas diapositivas están inspiradas en los seminarios web de Team Nutrition de Medio tiempo del CACFP: Treinta los jueves. Las agencias estatales, las organizaciones patrocinadoras y otros pueden usar estas diapositivas para capacitar proveedores, operadores y planificadores de los menús sobre los patrones de comidas del Programa de Alimentos para el Cuidado de Niños y Adultos (CACFP, por sus siglas en inglés). 

Resource | Technical Assistance & Guidance

Area Eligibility

This map displays census data and can be used for tiering of participating CACFP day care homes and eligibility of SFSP summer sites.