Prior to 2009

Making It Balance and Kickin' It Up- A Cycle Menu for Montana Child Care

Montana Office of Public Instruction, Montana Team Nutrition.

Menus, recipes and resources to assist child care providers in serving easy, cost-effective and healthful meals.


Setting the Stage: Nutrition and Physical Activity Lessons for Early Childhood Settings Setting the Stage: Nutrition and Physical Activity Lessons for Early Childhood Settings (PDF | 519 KB)

Team Nutrition Iowa.

Nutrition and physical activity lesson plans using learning centers in the early childhood classroom.


Toolkit for Nutrition and Fitness through Service-Learning: The Noun and Adverb Initiatives (PDF | 960 KB)

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

This toolkit is intended to help schools implement service-learning projects that promote healthy eating and physical activity. Examples from Wisconsin are included.


Model Policies for Creating a Healthy Nutrition and Physical Activity Environment in Child Care Settings (PDF | 914.8 MB)

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Bureau of Community Food and Nutrition Assistance.

Guidance for developing nutrition and physical activity policies for child care facilities. Includes sample policies, implementation tips, and materials to share with parents.


Michigan Team Nutrition: Preschool Booklist Michigan Team Nutrition: Preschool Booklist (PDF | 1.21 MB)

Michigan State University Extension; Michigan Department of Education.

An annotated list of over 250 books about food, nutrition, healthy eating and physical activity for young children.


Nutrition SEN$E Toolkit (PDF | 3.06 MB)

Montana Team Nutrition.

Guide for running a student store that is both profitable and provides healthful food choices.


Team Nutrition Fruits and Vegetables Lessons for Preschool Children Team Nutrition Fruits and Vegetables Lessons for Preschool Children (PDF | 2.22 MB)

North Dakota Department of Public Instruction.

Ten additional lessons to supplement the Color Me Healthy - Preschoolers Moving & Eating Healthy curriculum.


Smart Rewards for Successful Kids (PDF | 113 KB)

Mississippi Department of Education. Office of Healthy Schools.


Student Rewards and Incentives (PDF | 132 KB)

Kansas State Department of Education.


Fundraising Ideas for Schools (PDF | 191 KB)

Kansas State Department of Education.

This brochure provides non-food fundraising ideas for schools.


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.