These resources may be used for teaching children about nutrition.
Food and Nutrition Services Resources
Nutrition Education Links
USDA Youth and Agriculture Website
This USDA website connects young people, educators, and youth-serving organizations with Department-wide resources that engage, empower, and educate the next generation of agricultural leaders.
Serving Up MyPlate: A Yummy Curriculum Nutrition Education
Serving Up MyPlate is a collection of classroom materials that helps elementary school teachers integrate nutrition education into Math, Science, English Language Arts, and Health. This yummy curriculum introduces the importance of eating from all five food groups using the MyPlate icon and a variety of hands on activities. Students also learn the importance of physical activity to staying healthy.
Team Nutrition is an online resource that you can download nutrition education curriculum from.
The Great Garden Detective Adventure: Garden Nutrition Education for 3rd-4th grade
Discover what fruits and vegetables are sweetest, crunchiest, and juiciest through a series of investigations and fun experiences connecting the school garden to the classroom, school cafeteria, and home.
Dig In! School Garden Nutrition Education for 5-6th grade
Explore a world of possibilities in the garden and on your plate using ten inquiry-based lessons that engage 5th and 6th graders in growing, harvesting, tasting, and learning about fruits and vegetables.
Nutrition Education website with free downloadable activity sheets and lots of resources in English and Spanish.
Healthy Classroom Newsletter
The Healthy Classroom Newsletter is sent out every two months to keep you up to date on what's new at Food & Nutrition Services.