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Nutrition Education Resources

Nutrition education publications that include information and activities for educators and children.

Cook with Kids! Cooking Event Planner
The Cook with Kids! Cooking Event Planner provides a variety of tips and handouts for planning and instructing cooking and nutrition education in the classroom, including equipment lists, sample recipes, and safety rules.  

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Photo Cards External link opens in new window or tab.
A set of 140 beautiful, color photographs suitable for framing. The front of each fully laminated 8.5" × 9.5" card displays a color photograph of a fruit or vegetable with its name in English and Spanish. On the reverse is a bar graph displaying an analysis of nutrients, suggested serving size, and other useful information. Ideas for using the cards with students of all ages are included.

Kids Cook Farm-Fresh Foods
An activity guide that links academic content standards to the real world through gardens, nutrition, cooking, recycling, and the environment.

Nutrition Education Resource Guide
A resource to assist local educational agencies and after-school programs in their efforts to implement well-planned, high-quality instructional programs in nutrition education.

Nutrition to Grow On
An innovative curriculum for grades four through six that offers teachers a direct link between the garden and nutrition education.

School Nutrition... By Design!
A tool that provides the design principles behind developing a healthy school nutrition environment. It provides quality indicators within each design principle that, taken together, reflect the ideal for a school nutrition environment. It also provides recommended strategies the school community can implement to create a nutrition environment that supports the development of healthy lifestyles during and after school. Finally, it provides a set of resources and examples that can be used while designing your own implementation strategies.

Questions:   Education and Nutrition Policy Unit | 800-952-5609
Last Reviewed: Friday, September 13, 2019
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