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Order Discover MyPlate in Print Today!

Published: 28 days ago
" January 1, 2023 - Child Nutrition Program operators can order free print materials to help kindergarten students discover MyPlate today. Discover MyPlate: Nutrition Education for Kindergarten is fun and inquiry-based nutrition education that fosters the development of healthy food choices and physically active lifestyles during a critical developmental and learning period for children—kindergarten.
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January 1, 2023Child Nutrition Program operators can order free print materials to promote balanced meals for kindergarteners using MyPlate. Also, the Nutrition Education for Kindergarten resource offers fun and inquiry-based nutrition education that fosters the development of healthy food choices and physically active lifestyles during a critical developmental period for children—kindergarten.

Order the kindergarten resource from or any of the following materials now from this link, while supplies last!

Emergent Reader Mini Books: (English and Spanish)
Parent Handouts:
  • “Welcome to School Lunch” (English and Spanish)
  • “Meet MyPlate” (Spanish)
  • “Snack Time” (English and Spanish)
  • “Be Your Best With Breakfast” (English and Spanish)
  • “Move, Play, Have Fun!” (Spanish)
Look and Cook Recipe Cards: (English and Spanish)
Student Workbook: English

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Assistance available in English and Spanish. Please call 877-TEX-MEAL (877-839-6325) for help.

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Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/USDA-OASCR%20P-Complaint-Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

1. Mail:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
2. Fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
 
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