Approved Curricula Links

Links to Core Curricula for Youth Programming

Pre-K and Head Start:

Eat, Play, Grow: eatplaygrow.org

Color Me Healthy: colormehealthy.com (needs to be ordered; not a free resource)

Color Me Healthy for SNAP-Ed PDF   (Buckeye Box)

Grades K-2:

Balance My Day, Grades K-2: https://healthykidschallenge.com (needs to be ordered; not a free curriculum)

Grades 3-5:

Balance My Day, Grades 3-5: https://healthykidschallenge.com (needs to be ordered; not a free curriculum)

Grades 6-8:

Balance My Day, Grades 6-8: https://store.schoolspecialty.com (needs to be ordered; not a free curriculum)

Links to Supplemental Resources for Youth Programming

Pre-K and Head Start:

Two-Bite Club: fns.usda.gov/tn/two-bite-club

Grow It, Try It, Like It: fns.usda.gov/tn/grow-it-try-it-it

Grades K-2:

Discover MyPlate – Nutrition Education for Kindergarten:
fns.usda.gov/tn/discover-myplate-nutrition-education-kindergarten

Serving Up MyPlate – A Yummy Curriculum, Level 1 (Grades 1-2):
fns.usda.gov/tn/serving-myplate-yummy-curriculum

Grades 3-5:

Serving Up MyPlate – A Yummy Curriculum, Level 2 (Grades 3-4):
fns.usda.gov/tn/serving-myplate-yummy-curriculum

Serving Up MyPlate – A Yummy Curriculum, Level 3 (Grades 5-6):
fns.usda.gov/tn/serving-myplate-yummy-curriculum

The Great Garden Detective Adventure (Grades 3-4):
fns.usda.gov/tn/great-garden-detective

Dig In! Standards-Based Nutrition Education from the Ground Up (Grades 5-6):
fns.usda.gov/tn/dig-standards-based-nutrition-education-ground

Choose Health: Food, Fun, and Fitness (ages 8-12):
http://fnec.cornell.edu/for-partners/curricula/chfff/order-information

Grades 6-8:

Serving Up MyPlate – A Yummy Curriculum, Level 3 (Grades 5-6):
fns.usda.gov/tn/serving-myplate-yummy-curriculum

Dig In! Standards-Based Nutrition Education from the Ground Up (Grades 5-6):
fns.usda.gov/tn/dig-standards-based-nutrition-education-ground

Media Smart Youth (Select Lessons Only – Lessons 4, 5, 6, 8, and 9):
https://nichd.nih.gov/msy/materials/Pages/individual.aspx#

Teaching Nutrition through Family and Consumer Sciences, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (Select Lessons Only – See List Below):
https://dpi.wi.gov/sites/default/files/imce/school-nutrition/pdf/tncurr.pdf

  • Calories Count: Using the Nutrition Facts Label (Grades 7-8)
  • Deciphering the Food Label (Grades 6-8)
  • Ditch the Fizz (Grades 7-8)
  • The Whole Story (Grades 6-8)
  • Fruit and Vegetable Challenge (Grades 5-7)
  • Give Breakfast a Fast Break (Grades 6-8)