Montana: State Developed MaterialsCreating Positive and Pleasant Mealtimes for Schools and Early Childhood Programs
Montana Team Nutrition.
This training resource addresses a variety of mealtime scenarios and tips for positive meal time practices. Materials include a video, poster, handouts, PowerPoint presentation, and recorded webinar. Separate resources are available for school professionals and child care providers.
Making It Balance and Kickin' It Up- A Cycle Menu for Montana Child Care
Montana Team Nutrition. Montana Office of Public Instruction; 2006
Includes 5 weeks worth of menus, recipes, and other resources, provided to assist childcare providers in serving healthy meals which are cost effective, easy to prepare, and appealing to children.
Nancy's Garden Teacher's Guide (PDF | 1.03 MB)
Montana Department of Agriculture; Montana Team Nutrition; 2011.
Named after Montana First Lady Nancy Schweitzer, Nancy's Garden provides a gardening experience for every 4th grade student in Montana by supplying grow boxes, seeds, lesson plans and instructions for each classroom.
Nutrition Sen$e Toolkit: Healthful Foods and Beverages in Student-run Stores
Montana Team Nutrition Program; 2003.
Toolkit guides the reader through key concepts and considerations necessary to make these positive changes in the student store. In the end, your school store will not only continue to be profitable, it will contribute to student health and well being in your school.
Recess Before Lunch- A Guide for Success
Montana Office of Public Instruction School Nutrition Programs; Montana Team Nutrition Program.
Recess Before Lunch is simply a change in the traditional scheduling order of lunchtime and recess. This booklet assists schools with the detailed planning needed to make this change
Your Own Healthy Style: A Middle School Curriculum to Enhance Body Image (PDF | 536 KB)
Montana Team Nutrition, Montana Office of Public Instruction, Montana State University-Bozeman; 2004.
This four-day curriculum acknowledges the many differences in size, shape and style that exist in all people. Students examine their own personal style, learn how the body changes during puberty and adolescence, analyze media messages on differences in the human population, and receive information on healthy eating.