MyPlate Nutrition Education Curriculum Kit
Lessons and supplemental material for easy-to-deliver nutrition ed
The MyPlate Nutrition Education Curriculum Kit has everything a clinic needs to deliver low-risk nutrition education throughout the year.
The program includes:
Four lesson plans on core nutrition topics:
Teach your kids to make healthy food choices
Reinforces the key MyPlate message for each food group, helping families to choose healthy foods.
Make tummies happy with whole grains
Provides participants with easy ways to switch to whole grains.
Help your kids enjoy fruits and veggies
Teaches practical ideas for involving children and encouraging them to eat colorful fruits and vegetables.
Help your kids feel good about eating
Built around responsive feeding, this lesson gives caregivers tools to build healthy habits around food and mealtime.
Each 4-page lesson plan in the MyPlate curriculum kit includes
- conversation starters to help uncover issues relevant to the participant
- teaching points to help educators convey essential nutrition information
- ideas for interactive activities that use handouts and demonstrations to engage participants while provide take-home material
- online resources
Bulletin board display
Includes the title of each lesson, 3-5 core messages of each lesson, and kid-friendly graphics. 31 pieces can be mixed and matched for a dozens of different displays.
Goal-setting tear pads
Each tear pad reinforces the key messages of the corresponding lesson. They are presented as a checklist to encourage participants to make one small change at a time. Dovetails with the 2019 MyPlate strategic message, “Start simple
with MyPlate.” Four pads, 50 sheets each.
Ideal to support self-education, individual counseling or group classes.
Developed and reviewed by WIC nutrition managers and directors. This material is designed for WIC clinics and other agencies providing nutrition education and counseling.
The detailed content and variety of handouts makes this easy enough for non-health professional to use. It is also flexible enough to support para-professionals and dietitians.
MyPlate Curriculum Kit includes
- Curriculum with four lesson plans
- Participant goal-setting tear pads. Four pads of 50 sheets each
- Bulletin Board Display, 31 pieces
- Eating Healthy with MyPlate handout, tear pad of 50 sheets
- A Photo Guide of Meals for 1-2 Year Olds handout, tear pad of 50 sheets
- A Photo Guide of Meals for 2-3 Year Olds handout, tear pad of 50 sheets
- Healthy Eating with MyPlate activity book, set of 25
- Choose MyPlate for Healthy Eating little book, set of 25