Education Resources

There's A Rainbow On My Plate Curriculum

Produce for Better Health Foundation.

Find a curriculum for teaching K-6 students about the importance of getting a variety of fruits and vegetables each day.

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.

BAM! Teacher's Corner

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Serves as an aid to teachers, providing them with interactive, educational, and fun activities that are linked to national education standards for science and health.

Eating Well for Good Health

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.

Use this four-topic learning module in classrooms to explore nutrition and healthy diets.

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.

Loving Your Family Feeding Their Future 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.

Healthy Choices for Kids

Washington Apple Education Foundation.

An educational site providing information for children about eating a balanced diet. Includes educational activities.

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.

Fuel Up to Play 60 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

SuperKids Nutrition, Inc.

Provides nutrition tips and tools for children and families.

Bright Futures

Georgetown University.

A national initiative to promote the health and well-being of infants, children and adolescents.

Jump Into Foof and Fitness mascot 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.

Nutrition for Kids: Nutrition Education Toolkit

24 Carrot Press.

Learn about and purchase a comprehensive package for teaching nutrition to kids.

Father and son 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.

Fight Bac! Character in a Garden Excerpts from the Food Safety Educational Materials Database - Children

USDA. NAL. Food Safety Information Center.

Features curriculum resources to teach children about food safety.