San Bernardino County Youth EFNEP
Pre-School: Happy Healthy Me is a literacy based nutrition curriculum that helps 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. Each lesson provides the educator with easy to implement, hands-on activities that include a corresponding children’s book, objectives, nutrition activities, physical activities and other supplemental activities.
Go Glow Grow: A Nutrition Curriculum for Preschoolers (used in conjunction with the book Go Glow Grow: Foods for You), helps preschool children learn about healthy eating, exercising, and the importance of hand washing. The six lessons aim to promote healthy lifelong eating habits in young children.
Grades K-3: Reading Across MyPyramid helps young children learn about food through popular storybooks. Each lesson includes a lesson preview, nutrition objectives, life skills, background information for the instructor, guidelines for discussion before and after reading the story, lesson and activities based on the USDA MyPyramid, a list of supplies needed, supplemental activities, other books children might enjoy, recipes, quiz, and letters to parents.
Grades K-2: Eating Healthy from Farm to Fork...Promoting School Wellness is a nutrition education curriculum that makes the connection between local food systems, garden based learning, school food service, and the establishment of healthy habits. The lessons actively engage the children in learning about healthy choices for food and fitness.
Grades 4-6: Nutrition to Grow On: A Garden Enhanced Curriculum for Upper Elementary School Children is a garden enhanced nutrition education curriculum consisting of nine lessons. The curriculum aims to help students gain knowledge and skills needed to make healthy food choices and a greater appreciation of land that provides food. The student is continually stimulated in an interactive environment. The curriculum includes classroom and garden activities that support the CDE Content standards. Handout masters are included.
Grades 6-8: EatFit is a goal oriented education curriculum designed for middle school students to improve eating and fitness choices. This program uses computer technology to assist with diet assessment and guided goal setting for making healthy lifestyle choices. EatFit contains nine hands-on lessons. Topics include goal setting, label reading, fast food, breakfast, exercise, energy balance and advertising. The EatFit package includes a magazine style workbook for every student, teacher curriculum, a website and dietary analysis, evaluation tools, slides and marketing materials.
* All curriculum lessons are correlated to the California Department of Education (CDE) Content Standards. *