These Team Nutrition resources are available to schools and child care facilities participating in the Federal Child Nutrition Programs.
Food and Nutrition
Encourage healthy eating with these tips and tools for trying new foods, eating whole grains, enjoying fruit and vegetables, and having low-fat milk and yogurt.
MyPlate Kids' Place is a great resource for kids, parents, and teachers. Resources include games, activity sheets, kid-friendly recipes, and physical activity tips.
The MyPlate Plan shows your food group targets – what and how much to eat within your calorie allowance. Your food plan is personalized, based on your age, sex, height, weight, and physical activity level.
Find MyPlate tips sheets for promoting healthy eating in children. Topics include:
Team Nutrition materials help schools integrate nutrition education into classroom learning and also include materials for home, cafeteria, and community connections.
This article and short video provides healthy breakfast tips for kids.
Explore the latest news, information, and resources on child nutrition. Also in Spanish.
Understand the Nutrition Facts on the food label and use the information for making healthy choices.
Many dietary supplements haven't been tested in children. Find more information here.
Parents, find out what you can do now to keep your kids bones strong as they get older.
Getting kids to eat the fiber they need can be a challenge. This video shares ideas for good-tasting high fiber foods.
A resource for parents on adding fiber to your family's diet.
About 9 in 10 US children eat more sodium than recommended. Read about how parents and caregivers can help.