Saving the World, One Healthy Food at a Time!

Tools & Resources


USDA/Food Safety and Inspection Service

http://www.foodsafety.gov/ Summary: Online nutrition color book for teaching children food safety at home, at school and when eating out. Details: The coloring book emphasizes basic…


The Leafy Greens Council

http://www.leafy-greens.org/lessonplans.html Summary: Education materials on leafy greens in many subjects for grades 3-5. Details: This site provides lesson plans in language arts, math, science/health and…


First School – Preschool Activities and Crafts

www.first-school.ws/THEME/nutrition.htm Summary: Health and nutrition crafts and activities for toddlers, preschool, and kindergarten-aged children Details: First-school website is targeted to teachers in the form of fun and…


Kidnetic

www.kidnetic.com Summary: Collection of activities for parents and children to learn about nutrition and healthy eating. Details: This website is a compilation of games and fun activities in…


Nutrition in the Garden

http://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/jmg/ Summary: Provides hands-on lessons for teaching children about nutrition through gardening and includes resources for starting school gardens. Details: This site provides tips on…


Nutrition Explorations

www.nutritionexplorations.org Summary: Education materials for school and home using relatable characters for PreK to upper elementary students. Details: This site has an extensive resource collection ranging…


Nourish Interactive

http://nourishinteractive.com/parents_area/overview Summary: A Nutrition education website that provides children and parents with online interactive games and lesson plans, to learn more about nutrition. Details: This website…


New Jersey Department of Agriculture

njteamnutrition.rutgers.edu/fuel_five.htm Summary: A “race” designed to promote healthy choices when consuming school meals from the cafeteria. Program also includes activity component. Details: The Fuel Up with 5…


Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

http://www.dhss.mo.gov/ Summary: Order request form and description of K-12 nutrition education curriculum provided by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Details: This links…


Mission Nutrition

http://www.missionnutrition.ca/missionnutrition/eng/educators/index.html Summary: Nutrition education materials for K-8 using space-themed cartoon characters. Details: This site provides entertaining printable lesson plans with interactive learning activities from a…


Louisiana Department of Education

www.doe.state.la.us/ Summary: User friendly PreK-12, multi-subject curriculum focused around Louisiana content standards. Details: This website starts with instructions on how to use the website resources within…


KidsHealth

http://www.kidshealth.org/kid/stay_healthy/index.html Summary: Provides doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence including articles on healthy living written for kids. Details: KidsHealth provides families…


Indiana Department of Education

Media Smart Youth Summary: After school program that utilizes youth to promote healthy activity and eating pattern strategies. Ten lesson curriculums also included. Details: The…


Illinois Nutrition Education Resource

www.kidseatwell.org Summary: Healthy eating and activity articles and activities provided by teachers and RDs for K-12 educators. Details: This site provides classroom articles and activities for K-12…


HotChalk, Inc

http://www.hotchalk.com/ Summary: Database of activities with a variety of approaches to teaching healthy activity and nutrition patterns. Details: This website consists of many lesson plans…