This is a training tool for CACFP operators with infants discusses the infant meal pattern, developmental readiness, hunger and fullness signs, handling breastmilk and infant formula, solid foods, what is creditable, and more.
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.
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.
This easy-to-read summary highlights findings that answer these questions: (1) What are the biggest nutrition and wellness challenges for child care? (2) What do providers need to overcome these challenges? (3) What are the best ways for providers to receive training and resources?
Are you looking for fun ways to promote nutrition and physical activity at your elementary or middle school? Use this events idea booklet to get started!
Use these posters to encourage middle school children to make healthy food choices.
This resource provides an in-depth look at the whole grain-rich criteria for school meals. It updates and expands the previous whole grain resource from the HealthierUS School Challenge Application Kit, which now applies to all school meal programs. It includes exercises on identifying products that meet the whole grain-rich criteria and calculation examples.
This educational storybook, available in English and in Spanish, was developed to introduce MyPlate to young children. Parents or caregivers read the book to children and encourage them to try foods from each food group by eating just two bites, just like the characters in the story.