This section contains tools and resources for teachers and child care providers in child care programs to help improve the nutrition and physical activity environments.


Songs, chants, and finger plays can be incorporated into nutrition education activities to reinforce and introduce basic nutrition concepts.

  • [wpfilebase tag=fileurl id=157 linktext=’Songs for Preschoolers’ /]
  • [wpfilebase tag=fileurl id=155 linktext=’Accessible Alternative Version of Songs for Preschoolers’ /]


When teaching basic nutrition concepts to young children, storybooks can be utilized to complement and enhance learning.

  • [wpfilebase tag=fileurl id=158 linktext=’Storybooks for Preschoolers’ /]
  • [wpfilebase tag=fileurl id=156 linktext=’Accessible Alternative Version of Storybooks for Preschoolers’ /]


Links accessed 09/28/2015