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Parents: Guidelines for preschoolers
Provided by: USDA-Food
and Nutrition Service
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It, Try It, Like It! Nutrition Education Kit Featuring
Free garden-themed nutrition
education kit that introduces children to: three fruits
and three vegetables.
For children: MyPlate
Kid's Place [Grades 1-6]
Games, activity sheets,
videos, recipes, parent & educator resources.
Nutrition Education for
Kindergarten - Teacher's Kit
Free fun and inquiry-based nutrition education that fosters the
development of healthy food choices and physically active lifestyles
during — kindergarten. Meets education standards for Math,
Science, English Language Arts, and Health.
Provided by: Team
Apple education, history and
legends, apple facts, varieties, growing apples, nutrition, recipes,
orchards. Courtesy of the University of Illinois Extension.
Cherries - Americas "Super
Fruit," learn about cherries array of health benefits, their
year-round availability, and a variety of ways to enjoy them in your
diet every day.
Eggs > Incredible
Learn and play egg games
and observe egg celebrations. Parents can get egg information,
recipes and ideas for using eggs in family meals.
Great Corn Adventure
Zea Mays explains the
importance of corn, how it grows, and its thousands of different
uses. Courtesy of the University of Illinois Extension.
Strawberries and more
Your guide to growing
strawberries, u-pick strawberry farms, strawberry nutrition, recipes
and selection & care. Courtesy of the University of Illinois Extension.
Pumpkin education, history, facts, varieties, growing pumpkins,
nutrition, recipes. Courtesy of the University of Illinois Extension.
Turkey for the Holidays
selection, carving, side dishes, turkey facts, nutrition, leftovers,
history and lore, turkey fun. Courtesy of the University of Illinois Extension.
activities, lesson plans, and recipes.