DigIn! MyPlate Teaching Resources

Request a copy for your school today!Explore a world of possibilities in the garden and on your plate using Team Nutrition’s new Dig In!curriculum for 5th and 6th grades.

Printed kits include:

  • 10 standards-based lessons that engage students in growing, harvesting, tasting, and learning about fruits and vegetables
  • 28 pages of reproducible student handouts
  • A gardening guide (found in the back of the teacher’s guide)
  • 35 Dig In! at Home booklets for parents/caregivers (includes 9 recipes!)
  • 6 different fruit and vegetable posters
Ordering Information:Elementary schools participating in the Federal Child Nutrition programs may request the curriculum at: http://tn.ntis.gov/ .

There is a limit of 1 curriculum per order; requests for more than 1 copy (e.g., for multiple classrooms implementing the curriculum at the same time) should be sent to teamnutrition@fns.usda.gov

View Dig In! online http://teamnutrition.usda.gov/Resources/dig_in.html

Enjoy a healthy start with these fun new resources.Grow It, Try It, Like It! Preschool Fun with Fruits and Vegetables(Pre-K; Online Only)

Serving Up MyPlate: A Yummy Curriculum (Grades 1-6)

MyPlate for Kids: Make Half Your Plate Fruits and Vegetables Poster

The Great Garden Detective Adventure Curriculum (Grades 3 and 4)

Dig In! Standards-Based Nutrition Education From The Ground Up(Grades 5 and 6)

Nutrition Voyage: The Quest To Be Our Best Mini Lessons(Grades 7 and 8)

Healthier Middle Schools: Everyone Can Help Communication Tools (Grades 7 and 8)

HealthierUS School Challenge Brochure (all grades)


Become a Team Nutrition School! It’s free and signing up is easy athttp://teamnutrition.usda.gov
/team.html.Ordering Information:
Schools participating in the Federal Child Nutrition programs may request free print copies* of Team Nutrition materials at:http://tn.ntis.gov/.

*while supplies last.

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


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