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Discover MyPlate: Nutrition Education for Kindergarten

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Nutrition Education
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Discover MyPlateDiscover 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.

Kindergarten teachers can meet education standards for math, science, English language arts, and health using the six ready-to-go and interactive lessons. Children become food-smart as they practice counting, reading, writing, and more. Fun characters and developmentally appropriate activities engage children in:

  • Exploring healthy choices from each of the MyPlate food groups
  • Discovering the colorful variety of fruits and vegetables and how they grow
  • Identifying feelings of hunger and fullness
  • Selecting balanced meals and healthy snacks
  • Experiencing the fun and importance of being physically active

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Discover MyPlate Teacher’s Kit
Discover MyPlate Teacher Training Materials
Updated: 04/14/2022