Supporting Info

Web Resources for Educators

MyPlate.gov: This website has many games and instructional tools for teaching your students about nutrition.

Eat.Right.Now.: This is the School District of Philadelphia's Nutrition Education Program.

Healthy Choices for Kids: Lesson plans, activities for kids, links to the Washington Apple Commission.

Food Safety: This is the U.S. government's Food Safety website that has links to food safety resources.

Healthy School Meals: The Healthy School Meals Resource System (HSMRS) provides information to persons working in USDA's Child Nutrition Programs.

Team Nutrition: Team Nutrition is an initiative of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to support the Child Nutrition Programs through training and technical assistance for foodservice, nutrition education for children and their caregivers, and school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity.

Health Teacher: This website provides resources for health teachers, and those interested in teaching healthy habits. It also has lesson plans with a specifically nutritional focus.

Just for Kids: This is a kid-friendly site with links to school programs within Illinois, and guides to trees, insects, and "my first garden."

 

Web Resources for Students

Eat.Right.Now.: This is the School District of Philadelphia's Nutrition Education Program. Take a look!

National Dairy Council- Get 3 servings of milk and dairy every day!

Team Nutrition - Fun for Students!

The Food Detectives Fight BAC!

 

Web Resources for Caregivers

MyPlate.gov: This website has many games and instructional tools for teaching your students about nutrition.

Eat.Right.Now.: This is the School District of Philadelphia's Nutrition Education Program.

Ciencia Para Ninos: This is the USDA site for the Spanish speaking. This website is for children and
adults in Spanish.

USDA: en Espanol.

Choose MyPlate Selected Consumer Messages: PowerPoint presentation explains some of the differences between MyPyramid and MyPlate.

The Dairy Spot: Downloadable activity sheets, guides, handouts, posters, games and tip sheets available for all grades. Focus on Calcium. Also includes materials for parents. English only.

Eat a Rainbow Coloring Book: Downloadable coloring book featuring Spring fruits and vegetables.

Fruits & Veggies - More Matters: Information on increasing fruit and vegetable consumption.

Fruit and Vegetables Coloring Book: 18 page fruit and vegetable coloring book.

National Nutrition Month: National Nutrition Month is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. Resources include a toolkit, handout/tip sheets, interactive quizzes and games.

Nourish Interactive: Website uses interactive video game technology to teach children about the importance of nutrition and exercise.