Health and Nutrition Information for Educators
The following materials were designed specifically for children aged 6 to 11.
NOTE: This section of ChooseMyPlate.gov has been expanded substantially and can be found under the section called MyPlate Kids' Place. Parents and educators can find an abundance of materials by clicking on "Parents & Educators" in the left-side navigation box. We will leave this page up for reference but no additional material will be added here. Thank you!
Blast Off Game
An interactive computer game where kids can reach Planet Power by fueling their rocket with food and physical activity. "Fuel" tanks for each food group help students keep track of their food choices. The Blast Off Game was designed specifically for children aged 6 to 11.
Flash Player 7 or greater (download the latest)
Recommended monitor resolution: 800x600 or greater
Ten Tips for kids and parents
- Kid-friendly vegetables and fruits
- Cut back on your kid's sweet treats
- Be a healthy role model for children
Daily Food Plans for individuals are based on their sex, age, height, weight, and physical activity level. PDFs of all Daily Food Plans and their associated Worksheets are available to download.
More materials for kids and parents with kids can be found on the Team Nutrition website.