Team Nutrition is an initiative of the USDA Food and Nutrition Service to support the Child Nutrition Programs through training and technical assistance for foodservice, nutrition education for children and their caregivers, and school and community support for healthy eating and physical activity. Team Nutrition materials are free and available to schools and child care centers that participate in Federal Nutrition Programs.
Eat Smart to Play Hard with MyPlate Poster
This two-sided mini poster 8.5”x11" showing the MyPlate icon on one side and foods in the five food groups on the reverse. Order here.
Double-sided 20”x16” posters of the MyPlate icon featuring different placemat colors. It can be ordered here.
MyPlate for Kids: Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Vegetables Poster
This poster shows how to make a student’s tray and/or plate half fruits and vegetables at school, eating out, and at home. This poster helps students visually understand how to make half their plate fruits and vegetables. Order here.
Grow It Try It Like It Pre K –K- Nutrition Education Kit Featuring MyPlate is a garden-themed nutrition education kit for child care center staff that introduces children to: three fruits - peaches, strawberries, and cantaloupe, and three vegetables - spinach, sweet potatoes, and crookneck squash. The kit includes seven booklets featuring fruits and vegetables with fun activities through the imaginary garden at Tasty Acres Farm! It also has a CD-ROM with Supplemental Information and a DVD with Cool Puppy Pup's Picnic and Lunch Parties. Order here.
Discover MyPlate: Nutrition Education for Kindergarten and Older Preschoolers -Discover MyPlate is fun and inquiry-based nutrition education that fosters the development of healthy food choices and physically active lifestyles during a critical developmental and learning period for children — kindergarten. This can be used with older preschoolers as well. Order here.
The Two Bite Club- Educational Storybook that introduces MyPlate to young children and encourages then to try two bites. Can order 25 at a time when available. Order here.