Nutrition Education for Preschoolers

Preschool Lesson Plans

Florida Department of Health.

Introduce preschool children to healthy eating habits with topics that include MyPlate, whole grains, portion sizes, and more.


Grow It, Try It, Like It! Nutrition Education Kit Featuring MyPlate

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Find a garden-themed nutrition education kit for child care center staff to help preschoolers have fun with fruits and vegetables.


Core Nutrition Messages for Low-Income Moms and Children

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Find nutrition education messages, supporting content, and implementation guidance for use in nutrition assistance programs. Includes messages for moms of preschool-aged children.


Color Me Healthy: Preschoolers Moving and Eating Healthy

North Carolina Cooperative Extension; North Carolina Division of Public Health.

Get children excited about health eating a physical activity with recipes, newsletters, music, and more available online. Purchase and order the complete Color Me Healthy kit.


Discover MyPlate: Nutrition Education for Kindergarten

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

Provides a fun, inquiry-based resource for teaching kindergarteners about healthy food choices and physical activity. Includes a teacher's kit and teacher training materials.


Eat Healthy, Be Active Sample Activities

University of Georgia Cooperative Extension.

Provides resources for teaching preschoolers about healthy eating and physical activity. Sign up for an account to access even more activities for preschoolers. See also Publications in the Eat Healthy, Be Active Series.