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.

MyPlate Blast Off GameSystems Requirements:
Flash Player 7 or greater (download the latest)
Recommended monitor resolution: 800x600 or greater

Ten Tips for kids and parents

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.

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