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Nutrition Education Resources

The DPS Child Nutrition Department would like to make you aware of available resources that can help teach students the basics of healthy eating. Many of the nutrition lessons can be incorporated into other subjects such as math, science, and language. Use them now, or anytime your schedule allows. Great nutrition lesson plans and activities can be found at:

http://www.nutritionexplorations.org/educators/main.asp

http://www.nourishinteractive.com/hco/lesson_plans

https://www.superhealthykids.com/tools-for-teaching/

https://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/curricula-and-lesson-plans

https://www.fns.usda.gov/tn/myplate

We have several education materials and activities available for loan to teachers, which include USDA nutrition curriculum materials, a Fruit and Veggie Color Bingo game (up to 30 players), a MyPyramid for Kids glossy poster, a set of 200 food cards and more.  A great book that provides nutrition lessons related to specific subjects (math, science, etc.), called How to Teach Nutrition to Kids, is also available for loan.

Teaching nutrition to children now will foster better eating habits as adults!