School Nutrition

Nutrition Handouts for Kids

Nutrition Handouts for Kids

Contemplate Your Breakfast Plate This duplicating master compares six different breakfasts at different locations â?? home, school cafeteria, convenience store, restaurant and grocery store.   Eat the Five Food Group Way  Elementary students will enjoy learning the five food groups while coloring this fun handout.   Food & Activity Tracker  Use this tool to track your healthy eating and physical activity habits. Set goals and try to make improvements every day!   Interactive Ideas  Have a milk mustache contest, show students how much calcium is in their bones and show students the importance of keeping their bones strong with these fun activities.   MyPlate Coloring Sheet  Have fun coloring in the MyPlate food goups!   Nutrient Rich Foods Seminar Slides I  Dayle Hayes presentation.   Nutrient Rich Foods Seminar Slides II  Dayle Hayes Presentation.   ReFuel With Chocolate Milk  Milk provides the fuel athletes need to be active and the fluids, nutrients and protein to help refuel after exercise.   Seven Ways to Size Up Your Servings  Keep your portions in proportion with this handy guide to serving sizes.   Strong Bones For Your Kids  Families with young children will welcome this double-sided handout filled with simple tips for healthy eating. Student Pledge  Encourage students to take the pledge and commit to a healthier lifestyle. They can post this version in their locker, carry it with them in their books or backpacks, or keep it at home. Think Your Drink  This two-sided duplicating master compares the nutrient density of eight different beverages with an activity on the...

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School Foodservice

School Foodservice

Financial Resources On-line calculator Or you can calculate costs on paper Does NLSM make cents for your school?   Flavored Milk See what the facts say about flavored milk in schools.   Expand Your Breakfast Program Approximately 44% of Maine schoolchildren that eat school lunch, also eat school breakfast.  Looking to boost participation? Consider implementing a non-traditional breakfast program and reap the positive benefits. Foodservice directors across the country are seeing their breakfast programs grow by taking breakfast to the classroom, offering a grab ‘n go breakfast from the front hall and offering breakfast after first period. Determine what percent of students you can feed at no charge and break even with our Breakfast In the Classroom Feasibility Worksheet.   Nutrition Education Resources...

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Nutrition Education

Nutrition Education

Nutrition Lessons Looking for activities that make learning nutrition fun? These hands-on, interactive activities from Dairy Council’s most popular programs will help you teach nutrition from pre-k to upper elementary grades. Nutrition Bookshelf Find books that are fun AND nutritious! Classroom Calendar Looking for some classroom ideas

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Sample Menus

Sample Menus

Sample_School_Lunch_Menu_K-5 Sample_School_Lunch_Menu_9-12 Sample_School_Lunch_Menu_6-8 Sample Breakfast Grades K-5 Sample Breakfast Grades 9-12 Sample Breakfast Grades...

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