National CACFP Week
CACFP Week is a national education and information campaign sponsored annually by the National CACFP Sponsors Association. The campaign is designed to raise awareness of how the USDA's Child and Adult Care Food Program works to combat hunger and bring healthy foods to the table for adults in day care and children in child care homes, centers, and in afterschool and summer feeding programs across the country.

Menus and Recipes
In recognition of National CACFP Week TDA provides menu ideas for children and adults. The recipes are drawn from TDA’s multicultural recipe book and CACFP week recipe book. There additional menus below under Outreach Resources. Happy creating!

Water must be made available at all meals. Dietary Restrictions Accommodated. Check meal patterns for food components and serving sizes. 
• (WG) Whole Grain
• Standardized Recipes for CACFP or Schools
• OVS – Offer vs Serve

Menus Developed 2/2020

Outreach Resources
Hidden Picture Activity Sheet
Hidden Pictures - Children can explore the wonders of different food and kitchen items we use to prepare meals by finding the hidden pictures in this challenging adventure.
CACFP Activity Sheet Placemat

Placemat - Encourage children to eat right and live healthy lifestyles with this printable placemat that will make trying new foods fun and educational.

CACFP Weekly Activity Sheets

Weekly Educational Activity Sheets - Keep children engaged throughout CACFP Week by printing out these education activity sheets.

Parent Postcard Parent Postcard - Engage parents in CACFP week by getting them involved in CACFP week with this postcard. It can be printed or emailed.
We Are Celebrating Poster 2019 CACFP Week Poster - Use this poster to advertise to parents and the community that you are celebrating CACFP Week. This poster is an 8.5x11” if printed and it is dated.
CACFP Week banner v5-1 CACFP Week Web Banner v5.1
Web Banner CACFP Week Web Banner v5.2
Social Media Ad 1 Social Media Ad 1
Social Media Ad 2 Social Media Ad 2
Social Media Ad 3 Social Media Ad 3
Recipe Book

Recipe Book - Use this recipe book to showcase new and delicious recipes at your site to celebrate CACFP Week. Consider working them into your menu's long term after your celebration ends.

Adult Activity Sheets Adult Activity Sheets - Use these adult activity sheets as a fun, interactive way to engage your audience. Over 30 different pages of age appropriate activities are included in this packet.
Activity Sheets Child Activity Sheets - Use these child activity sheets as a fun, interactive way to engage your audience and teach them about different foods and animals. Over 30 different pages of age appropriate activities are included in this packet.

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

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Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

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