Fruit and Vegetable Resources--All AgesWhat's in Season?
Choosing fruits and vegetables that are in season is a great way to stretch food dollars. Learn about the fruits and vegetables that are fresh and in abundance each season. Contains fact sheets, mini posters, graphics, activities, recipes, and more!
Fruit and Vegetable Bulletin Board Resources
Provides ideas and printable materials for classroom or cafeteria bulletin boards.
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program: State and Local Resources
USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.
A showcase of the state resources for the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program. Includes menus, fact sheets, surveys and flyers.
Fruits & Veggies-More Matters™
DHHS. CDC. Produce for Better Health Foundation.
Includes a variety of online tools and resources such as the Gets Kids Involved section, educational resources and cooking tips. The following Public Service Announcements (PSAs) are also available:
- Healthy Kids PSA: Color of Life
- Childhood Obesity and Kids Nutrition PSA: Paper Dolls
- Kids and Nutrition PSA: School Daze
- Cam Ward for FruitsAndVeggiesMoreMatters.org
California Strawberry Commission.
Offers strawberry related activities and lesson plans, including a screensaver to download, gardening information, quizzes, games, fun facts, and more!
Fruit and Vegetable Fact Sheets
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.
Set of 30 fruit and vegetable fact sheets with information about: nutrition, uses, description, varieties, and where first cultivated. Available in black & white and color.
Watermelon Resources for Kids and Teachers
National Watermelon Promotion Board.
Resources for teachers and students, including printable coloring book pages, word finds, puppets, math quizzes, science lessons, and a video about watermelons.
Fresh For Kids
Sydney Markets Authority.
An Australian non-profit organization dedicated to making children interested in healthy eating, primarily fruits and vegetables. Contains information about nutrition, games, activities, jokes, classroom signs and recipes. Please note that this is an Australian resource and the growing seasons mentioned are different due to Northern/Southern hemisphere.
Just for Kids
Washington Apple Commission.
Colorful site featuring kid-friendly recipes, postcards, apple trivia, an online coloring book, and stories from children about apple harvesting.
Apple Educational Materials
U.S. Apple Association.
Provides coloring books, lesson plans, recipes and other apple resources.
California Table Grape Association
California Table Grape Association.
Grape resources for teachers and children including lesson plans, coloring sheets, the history of grapes, and a game.
The National Mango Board
The National Mango Board
Check out the ManGO kids section of the National Mango Board website. It features fun videos from Chef Allen, recipes, games & quizzes and interesting mango facts.