UCCE Kings County
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Hanford, CA 93230
Phone: (559) 852-2730
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Go Glow Grow
(Pre-K) The Go Glow Grow curriculum is designed to meet the specific needs and abilities of preschoolers. It provides opportunities for younger children to actively learn about healthy eating and exercise. Research tells us that the early years are especially important for establishing habits that will last a lifetime. Encouraging healthy eating and ample physical activity during the preschool years will have long-term benefits. Through this curriculum preschoolers will make the connection between eating healthy foods and being able to Go, Glow and Grow. Virtual education materials are available for this curriculum.
Happy Healthy Me
(Pre-K-K) Happy Healthy Me... Moving, Munching, and Reading Around MyPlate is a nutrition and literacy curriculum that helps 4-6 year old children become aware of food and nutrition by reading storybooks with food-related themes and then participating in hands-on nutrition education and physical activities. Virtual education materials are available for this curriculum.
My Amazing Body
(Grade 1) My Amazing Body is a nutrition curriculum for students to learn about the amazing things their body can do and explore how they can keep their amazing bodies healthy through eating nutrient-rich foods, getting plenty of exercise and sleep, and practicing good hygiene. Virtual education materials are available for this curriculum.
Good for Me and You
(Grade 2) Good for Me and You is a nutrition curriculum that allows students to explore what is good for a healthy body and lifestyle, study My Plate, and are introduces to the concept of nutrients and what they do for their bodies. They learn that eating breakfast every day, drinking healthy beverages, exercising and keeping food safe to eat all are good to their body. Virtual education materials are available for this curriculum.
It's My Choice...Eat Right! Be Active!
(Grade 3) It's My Choice...Eat Right! Be Active! is a nutrition curriculum where students examine the key nutrients provided by each of the five food groups of MyPlate and learn how to make healthy choices. They identify how vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, and proteins provide the essential building blocks needed for good health. Virtual education materials are available for this curriculum.
(Grades K-8) Teams With Inter-Generational Support focuses on gardening and how the foods we grow are used in our bodies as building blocks and energy providers. Students from kindergarten through eighth grade are given the tools to plant and care for a garden. This curriculum is flexible and the lessons can easily be used in a classroom, after-school program, or club. Virtual education materials are available for this curriculum.
Serving Up MyPlate
(Grades 1-6) Serving Up MyPlate is a new collection of classroom materials that helps elementary school teachers integrate nutrition education into Math, Science, English Language Arts, and Health. This yummy curriculum introduces the importance of eating from all five food groups using the MyPlate icon and a variety of hands–on activities. Students also learn the importance of physical activity to staying healthy. Visit the Team Nutrition Web site to learn more.
(Grades 4-5) Power Play! encourages students to eat fruits and vegetables every day and gives creative ways for the students to successfully do so. Children at this age are assuming more responsibility for their own health and well-being. Power Play is designed to maximize learning using integrative and fun activities and taste-testing to hold the interest of this age group. Visit the 4th Grade & 5th Grade School Idea & Resource Kit to learn more.
(Grades 4-6) UP4It! curriculum encourages youth aged 8-12 to consume nutrient-rich foods and to achieve at least 60 minutes of physical activity every day. There are 13 activities and the curriculum can be used during school, after school and with 4-H programs. Virtual education materials are available for this curriculum.
- (Grades 6-8) EatFit teaches students to set goals to establish the personal health habits appropriate for the changing needs of adolescence. With Eat Fit, students explore and practice the skills necessary for a physically active lifestyle and healthy food choices. Virtual education materials are available for this curriculum
(Grades 9-12) Hunger Attacks / Money Talks is a curriculum designed to teach teens that the food they buy not only affects the amount of money they spend, but can also affect their health. Virtual education materials are available for this curriculum.