Toddlers

School Bus Nutrition Education: Resources for Preschool

USDA. NAL. Healthy Meals Resource System.

Find a selection of resources and materials for teaching preschool children about healthy eating.


Kid eating watermelon Toddler Nutrition and Health Resource List

USDA. NAL. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Find resources on toddler nutrition and health issues, including food allergies, picky eaters, oral health, and physical activity.


Mother and Daughter in the Kitchen Image Core Nutrition Messages Especially for Moms

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

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.


Toddler Eating Image MedlinePlus: Toddler Nutrition

DHHS. NIH. National Library of Medicine

Find age-specific information for feeding toddlers. Also available in Spanish.


MyPlate MyPlate for Preschoolers

USDA. The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Help your preschooler eat well, be active, and be healthy. Get daily food plans, growth charts, tips for picky eaters and more.


Nibbles for Health: Nutrition Newsletters for Parents of Young Children

USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.

Contains newsletters for parents and caregivers of young children that address parents' concerns about healthful eating and active living for the personal health of their child, family, and self. Also includes three brief sharing sessions for group settings.


Parents MyPlate at Home (PDF | 2.00 MB)

USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.

Find tips that help parents build healthier family meals that include the five food groups. Also available in:


Cooking child Kitchen Activities for Kids

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Get preschoolers involved in the kitchen to overcome picky eating with these tips.