Nutrition Education Curricula

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Find nutrition lesson plans and programs for teachers.

Cooking with Kids
Cooking with Kids educates and empowers children and families to make healthy food choices through hands-on learning with fresh, affordable foods.

Dig In! United States Department of Agriculture
Explore a world of possibilities in the garden and on your plate using ten inquiry-based lessons that engage 5th and 6th graders in growing, harvesting, tasting, and learning about fruits and vegetables. More information is also available at Dig In! At Home Parent Booklet and Dig In! Posters.

USDA Food and Nutrition ServiceUnited States Department of Agriculture
The USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) developed the following curricula. The curricula are often used in SNAP-Ed programming. FNS also provides free education and outreach materials.

Foodspan Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future
This free, downloadable curriculum provides high school students with a deep understanding of critical food system issues, empowers them to make healthy and responsible food choices, and encourages them to become advocates for food system change.

Our First Harvest – Bilingual Pre-K Curriculum — City Blossoms
After years of teaching children ages three- to five-years-old, City Blossoms has published Our First Harvest/Nuestra Primera Cosecha, a bilingual, year-round curriculum consisting of 30 garden-related lessons plus all kinds of resources and helpful hints. 

Simple Cooking with Heart Infographics and ResourcesAmerican Heart Association
Eating healthy can be a lot simpler than most people think. Limiting sugar and making substitutions can go a long way towards improving the overall health of your heart. Applying simple steps to your cooking habits can help create great tasting, healthy meals that you and your family will love. Learn more about eating healthy without breaking the bank with these Simple Cooking with Heart infographics and resources.

Smart from the Start Together Counts
Free lessons designed to provide parents and educators with age-appropriate resources to teach the importance of healthy decisions to create healthy habits.

SNAP-Ed LibraryUnited States Department of Agriculture
Search more than 100 SNAP-Ed curriculum resources.