MyPlate Teaching Resources for Healthy Holiday Fun
December 15, 2011
Sneak in some light-hearted and fun nutrition education for kids during the holdiays with free MyPlate teaching resources on the web! At Healthy Kids Challenge, we know that kids learn best when healthy eating information is fun and hands-on. Use these resource links with kids during holiday free-time to keep the “healthy balance” message in the forefront of their minds.
For Kids 6-11 (http://www.choosemyplate.gov/kids/index.html) – “Blast Off” Interactive online game and downloadable posters, coloring pages and worksheets
“Classroom Food and Nutrition Tools and Games” – includes free printouts, parent and kid versions too
Nutrition Education Store.com
MyPlate Resources (http://www.nutritioneducationstore.com/catalog/MyPlate-127-1.html) —downloadable handout, poster and game idea