Eating healthy is a journey shaped by many factors, including our stage of life, situations, preferences, access to food, culture, traditions, and the personal decisions we make over time. MyPlate Kids’ Place offers ideas and tips to help you create a healthier eating style that meets your child’s individual needs and improves their health.
Team Nutrition provides a number of free materials that connect nutrition education to school and child care gardens. We also offer evidence-based curricula that educators can use to integrate garden-based nutrition education lessons into core educational subjects such as math, English language arts, and science. From small pots and container gardens to full garden plots, we have materials that can fit your needs and resources. Schools, summer sites, and child care (centers, homes, and sponsors) that participate in USDA’s Child Nutrition Programs may request free printed copies of many of these materials.
Team Nutrition, an initiative of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service, supports national efforts to promote lifelong healthy food choices and physical activity by improving the nutrition practices of the Child Nutrition Programs. We provide resources to schools, child care settings, and summer meal sites that participate in these programs.
Webinar explores the relationship between poverty and obesity. Presenter discusses strategies to promote healthy habits in CYFAR youth and families as well as explores the resources available to CYFAR programs that can assist youth and families achieve a healthy lifestyle.
By emphasizing clear expectations, simple strategies for focusing on increasing good behavior and minimizing not-so-good behavior, increase your understanding of good behavior management techniques. This webinar taught the various ways in which children tend to have difficulty with meeting adult expectations and how development and the environment can shape our understanding of child behavior.
This webinar presented by Ms. Nia Imani Fields from the University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County Office, explains the basic concepts of social injustice, outlines the community capitals framework with a focus on social capital, and explores experiential activities and evaluation tools to measure the impacts of community and social capital as a conduit to social justice.