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First-School.ws
Health and Nutrition
Educational Links for Preschool and Elementary

These are superb links to information about nutrition, nutrition crafts, and other related activities.


Coloring Activity Books (PDF format) about health and nutrition

Covid 19: Read & Share Free Digital Books (for adults)

DLTK-kids Nutrition Section

Gardening > Fruits and Vegetables links

Healthy Hopping
Jumping rope is fun and good for you, too! Learn nine different single rope stunts along with jump rope rhymes and games.
@ web.extension.illinois.edu



MyPlate Resources: updated for 2020-2025

MyPlate > myplate.gov - Preschoolers section

Discover MyPlate Emergent Reader Mini Books

Discover MyPlate: Nutrition Education for Kindergarten
Kindergarten teachers can meet education standards for Math, Science, English Language Arts, and Health using the 6 ready-to-go and interactive lessons.

Kids Healthy Eating Plate @ hsph.harvard.edu


Specific Foods:

Apples and more
Apple education, history and legends, apple facts, varieties, growing apples, nutrition, recipes, orchards.
@ web.extension.illinois.edu


Choosecherries.com

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.

Incredibleegg.org
Everything you need to know about eggs, recipes and resources for K-12.

Pumpkins and more
Pumpkin education, history, facts, varieties, growing pumpkins, nutrition, recipes.
@ web.extension.illinois.edu


Raspberries and more
Your guide to growing raspberries, farms, nutrition, recipes and selection & care.
@ web.extension.illinois.edu


Strawberries and more
Your guide to growing strawberries, u-pick strawberry farms, strawberry nutrition, recipes and selection & care.
@ web.extension.illinois.edu


Turkey for the Holidays

Cooking techniques, selection, carving, side dishes, turkey facts, nutrition, leftovers, history and lore, turkey fun.
@ web.extension.illinois.edu


Watermelon.org
Watermelon games, activities, lesson plans, and recipes.