Nutrition Resources

Welcome to my growing library of nutrition education resources.

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Rainbow Food Activities

The Rainbow Foods Board Game and Rainbow Foods Matching Game are designed to help students answer the following essential questions based on the OPEN Priority Learning Outcomes for Nutrition (K-5):

  • What foods promote good health?
  • What are the health benefits of different foods?
Rainbow Food Activities
(Elementary Nutrition Education)
Rainbow Foods Board Game [Google Slides, PDF, PPT]
YouTube Video Demonstration
Rainbow Foods Matching Game [Google Slides, PPT]
YouTube Video Demonstration
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MyPlate Nutrition Education Resources

When it comes to laying a strong foundation for nutrition education, MyPlate will be our starting point. Here are quick links to Nutrition From The Hart MyPlate Resources. (Read the complete blog here.)

Elementary ResourcesSecondary Resources
Food Group Decoders
Level 1: Google Slides, PDF File, PPT
Level 2: Google Slides, PDF File, PPT
[On YouTube]
MyPlate Social Media Profile
Level 3: Google Slides, PDF File, PPT
[On YouTube]
Food Group Find-It
Level 1: Google Slides, PDF File, PPT
Level 2: Google Slides, PDF File, PPT
[On YouTube]
Recipe Scavenger Hunt
Level 3: Google Slides, PDF File, PPT
[On YouTube]
Build a Balanced Meal
Level 1: Google Slides, PDF File, PPT
Level 2: Google Slides, PDF File, PPT
[On YouTube]
Build Balanced Meals
Level 3: Google Slides, PDF File, PPT
[On YouTube]
Food Group Puzzles
Level 1: Google Slides, PDF File, PPT
[On YouTube]
Food Group Pizza Goals
Level 2 & 3: Google Slides, PDF File, PPT
[On YouTube]
MyPlate VocabularyMyPlate Vocabulary

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American Heart Month & Valentine’s Day Resources

February is a fun month to reinforce the importance of heart health and nutritious foods!


Nutrition Education BINGO Board Sets:

Teach kids the food groups and build a vocabulary of fresh fruit with these fun BINGO board sets. Download and print to use at home or in a classroom. Read my BINGO Card Blog to learn the backstory of these fun nutrition education tools.

BINGO Board Links:


Nutrition Education Fortune Tellers:

Who doesn’t love Fortune Tellers?! Download, print, cut and fold with one of your favorite kids and then have fun. Each Fortune Teller helps to build nutrition vocabulary, includes fun facts, and also includes fun activities that promote good health and mindfulness. Read my Fortune Teller Blog to learn the backstory of these fun nutrition education tools.

Fortune Teller Links:


Nutrition Education Find-It Games

Playing games that let kids practice identifying healthy foods will help to expand their food vocabulary. A robust food vocabulary will help kids talk about and ask for healthy foods. Try this Fruit and Veggie Find-It Game with your favorite kiddos and they’ll be asking for eggplant in no time! Read my Find-It Game Blog to learn the backstory of these fun nutrition education games.

Find-It Game Links: