Kansas

Power Panther Preschool Implementation Manual Power Panther Preschool Implementation Manual (PDF | 25.70 MB)

Kansas Department of Education.

8 child care lessons that encourage fruit and vegetable consumption and increased physical activity.


Power Panther Pals (K-5)

Kansas State Department of Education, Child Nutrition & Wellness.

Power Panther Pals is an 8-week health education program for elementary students. Materials include an implementation manual, student activity book with recipes, PowerPoint slides, and parent newsletters.


Family Fun, Food and Fitness Event Planning Guide (PDF | 47.3 MB)

Kansas State Department of Education, Child Nutrition & Wellness.

Guidebook provides instructions for planning and promoting a health-centered, family-friendly, school or child care center sponsored event and includes specific instructions detailing both nutrition and fitness activities.


Power Up! Curriculum (Grades 6-8)

Kansas State Department of Education, Child Nutrition & Wellness.

Power Up is an 8-week health education program for middle school students in grades 6-8. This program encourages students to make healthier food choices, be physically active and to take an active role in their schools’ wellness policies. It also provides students with an opportunity to taste new, healthy foods and encourage positive self-esteem.


Healthy Kansas Plate Poster

Poster to assist Kansas schools in identifying a reimbursable meal, highlighting products grown in Kansas. Please review the instructions for use prior to using this resource.


Power Panther Professionals

Kansas State Department of Education, Child Nutrition & Wellness.

8 to 12-week customizable staff wellness program designed for school and child care personnel. Its ultimate goal is to improve employees' health and well-being while empowering them to serve as healthy role models for young people and other adults.


Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Nutrition Education Tip Sheets (PDF | 1.6 MB)

Kansas State Department of Education, Child Nutrition & Wellness.

Tip sheets provide growing information, nutrition facts, and serving suggestions. Produce included: asparagus, avocado, blueberries, cantaloupe, cauliflower, kiwifruit, mango, peaches, pineapple, red pepper, spinach, and sugar snap peas.


Menu Planning & Production Forms and Tools

Kansas State Department of Education, Child Nutrition & Wellness.


Healthier Kansas Menus

Kansas State Department of Education, Child Nutrition & Wellness.

Breakfast and lunch cycle menus with nutrient analysis, recipes, preparation instructions, serving tips, production records and a purchasing guide.


Healthy Celebrations (PDF | 1.19 MB)

Kansas State Department of Education, Child Nutrition & Wellness.


Healthy Fundraising (PDF | 3.29 MB)

Kansas State Department of Education, Child Nutrition & Wellness.