Student Incentives and RewardsHealthy Non-Food Rewards (PDF | 724 KB)
Action for Healthy Kids.
This two-page handout includes lists of nonfood rewards for elementary, middle, and high school students to recognize and celebrate student accomplishments. The list includes both material and non-material rewards.
Alternatives To Foods As Rewards (PDF | 135 KB)
Michigan Team Nutrition.
What does it mean to use fundraising activities and rewards that support student health? (PDF | 60 KB)
USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.
From the Making it Happen resource.
Rewarding Students the Healthy Way
Weld County School District 6, Colorado.
Alternatives to Food as a Reward (PDF | 235 KB)
Connecticut State Department of Education.
Smart Rewards for Successful Kids (PDF | 113 KB)
Mississippi Department of Education. Office of Healthy Schools.
Healthy Celebrations (PDF | 1.19 MB)
Kansas State Department of Education, Child Nutrition & Wellness.
Alternatives to Food as a Reward
Kansas State Research and Extension.
Constructive Classroom Rewards: Promoting Good Habits While Protecting Children’s Health
Center for Science in the Public Interest.
Non-food Alternatives for School Rewards and Fundraising
Iowa State University Extension.
Wellness Policy Fact Sheets and Magazine Rack Cards
South Dakota Department of Education.
This series of fact sheets and rack cards was developed to communicate key wellness policy topics to administrators, school board members, teachers, parents, and the community.