Who’s at the Table?
It’s National School Lunch Week, but have you ever thought about what it takes to get nutritious meals to the cafeteria table? You can find out by playing this new game from our friends at National Farm to School. Discover what gets served in school meals and the real-world consequences of what it takes to get there. Along the way you will select what foods you want to include in the meal and discover what values align with your choices.
Help Detective Readatron-15 Solve These Fall Mysteries
Meet Detective Readatron-15, ReadALoud-15 Minute’s resident robot, as he dons his best Sherlock Holmes outfit to investigate the fall season! Try one or more of the fun activity sheets to help solve these fall mysteries. The more that children under 5 are read to, the richer and deeper their language capacities become.
National Farm to School Month
October is National Farm to School Month, a time to celebrate the connections happening all over the country between children and local food.
Celebrate National Seafood Month
October is National Seafood Month and it’s a great time to consider how you can incorporate seafood into your CACFP menus.
Fun Fall Reading Resources
Research shows that reading to children for 15 minutes every day beginning in infancy impact education outcomes. Who can read to children? Anyone! Parents, guardians, caregivers, teachers – anyone can make an impact by reading daily to children. Read Aloud 15 MINUTES, our National Ally, has a number of fall resources to help you get started.
Moving Our Bodies Tips and Activities
Our friends at Sesame Street in Communities have created useful tips and activities as part of their Moving Our Bodies initiative. Check out these ideas below to get children moving their bodies every day.
5 Tips to Drink More Water
Alliance for Healthier Generation has created a resource to help you drink more water and fewer sweet beverages.
Baking Food Safety 101
Food safety in the kitchen is very important. Our friends At Home Baking Association recognize the importance of food safety and have created a useful infographic.
Fall & Winter ICN Training Sessions
The Institute of Child Nutrition (ICN) is offering virtual training sessions during the upcoming fall and winter. Register now to secure your spot and get learning!
Make Every Bite a Meditation
Mindful eating is a healthy practice that allows you to take each moment in. Our friends at American Heart Association have created a useful infographic to try out mindful eating.