Education ResourcesMyPlate Blast Off Game
USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.
An interactive computer game where kids can reach Planet Power by fueling their rocket with food and physical activity.
Empowering Youth with Nutrition and Physical Activity
USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.
Provides middle and high school teachers, mentors, and caregivers with strategies for role modeling positive nutrition and physical activity behaviors, innovative learning activities, and a road map of and links to the Empowering Youth manual.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center to Prevent Childhood Obesity - Resources and Tools
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Provides a selection of key resources to help inform activities to improve children's and teens' access to nutritious foods in school and at home, as well as initiatives to increase opportunities for physical activity in school and the surrounding community.
Healthy Choices for Kids
Washington Apple Education Foundation.
An educational site providing information for children about eating a balanced diet. Includes educational activities.
Loving Your Family Feeding Their Future: Nutrition Education Through SNAP
USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.
Provides educational and promotional materials and techniques to help nutrition educators in their work with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants. Materials are specifically targeted and designed for English and Spanish speaking women with children ages 2 through 18.
Federal Nutrition Education Resources from January 2005 to February 2010 (PDF | 129 KB)
USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion; DHHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Provides a comprehensive compilation, with active links, of currently available federally published nutrition education resources.
Serving Up MyPlate Curriculum
USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.
This collection of classroom materials helps elementary school teachers integrate nutrition education materials into classrooms. The curriculum introduces the importance of eating from all five food groups using the MyPlate icon and a variety of hands–on activities.
Team Nutrition Garden Resources
USDA. Food and Nutrition Service. Team Nutrition
The USDA is offering these interactive and exploratory lessons as a creative way to connect school gardens with nutrition messages in the classroom, school cafeteria, and at home.
Fuel Up to Play 60
National Dairy Council; National Football League; United States Department of Agriculture.
Empowers youth to take action to improve nutrition and physical activity at their school and for their own health. Provides educational resources for schools enrolled in the program.
FDA Education Resource Library
DHHS. FDA. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.
Printable education materials on topics related to food safety and nutrition, including labeling and dietary supplements.
SuperKids Nutrition, Inc.
Provides nutrition tips and tools for children and families.
KIDS COUNT Data Book
Annie E. Casey Foundation.
Provides access to state level data on the health status of children.
A national initiative to promote the health and well-being of infants, children and adolescents.
Jump Into Foods and Fitness! (JIFF)
Michigan State University. Michigan State University Extension. 4-H Youth Development.
Research-based curriculum for use with kids aged 8 to 11 (grades 3 to 5) with "Jiff the Joey" to set the stage for each of the seven "Kangaroo Jumps" or sessions.
DHHS. NIH. National Institute of Child Health & Human Development.
Promotes calcium consumption among t'weens and teens, especially during the ages of 11 to 15.
Nutrition for Kids
24 Carrot Press.
Provides resources to help parents teach nutrition to kids.
Coordinated Approach To Child Health
University of Texas.
Coordinated School Health Program focused on promoting physical activity and healthy food choices in children.
A food and nutrition newsletter for families and their children.
National Network for Child Care.
Provides a list of resources on child nutrition such as mealtime behavior, food choices and food safety.
Food for the Toddler Years (PDF | 528 KB)
Ohio State University Extension.
Provides tips and suggestions to help parents make appropriate and healthy choices for children ages 2 to 4 years of age.
Nutrition and the Health of Young People
DHHS. CDC. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Presents statistics on the effect of eating behaviors on health.
Healthy Kids Learn Better
Oregon School Boards Association. Healthy Kids Learn Better Partnership.
Reduces barriers to learning by supporting the policy and funding initiatives that bridge the gap between health and education. Also provides training for teachers in health curricula.
Nourishing Children with Books
Virginia Cooperative Extension.
Provides information for caregivers on choosing books for children to promote healthy lifestyles.
Excerpts from the Food Safety Educational Materials Database - Children
USDA. NAL. Food Safety Information Center.
Features curriculum resources to teach children about food safety.
Food Safety Teaching Materials for Child Care Providers
USDA. NAL. Food Safety Research Information Office.
Feeding Minds, Fighting Hunger
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
Global education initiative for schools and youth groups designed to enable and encourage teachers, students and young people to become actively involved in helping create a world free from hunger and malnutrition.