Schools offer an ideal setting for delivering health promotion strategies that provide opportunities for students to learn about and practice healthy behaviors. In addition to providing goals for nutrition education and physical activity, school wellness policies must include goals for nutrition promotion to promote student wellness. The following links provide important resources to support evidence-based nutrition promotion efforts in schools.
School Breakfast: A Key to Academic Excellence Handout
- Key to Academic Excellence (for schools without a School Breakfast Program)
- Key to Academic Excellence (for schools with a School Breakfast Program)
Guidelines for Marketing on School Campuses
Guidelines for Healthy Food Demonstrations and Taste Tasting Activities
- CA Dept. of Public Health Food Demonstration and Tasting Resource Guide
- North Bay Children’s Center Garden of Eatin’ Taste Testing Activity Module
Healthy Classroom/School CelebrationsBirthday parties and holiday celebrations provide a great opportunity for schools to promote a healthy school environment and show children that healthy eating can be both fun and exciting.
These handouts provide guidelines and ideas for healthy alternatives for school celebrations.