Kindergarten Initiative

Kindergarten Initiative

Kindergarten Initiative

Part of the SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions Toolkit.*
Serves locally grown, healthy snacks; integrates nutrition and local food/agriculture education into the standard core curriculum; and partners with parents/caregivers. Lessons integrating nutrition and healthy
habits were developed to fit Pennsylvania educational standards. Learning how food grows and who grows it in combination with frequent food tastings may help increase fruit and vegetable consumption among young children.

Developer/Author

The Food Trust

Organization

The Food Trust

Contact Email
Funding Source

Unknown

Publication/Revision Year
2016
Evidence base / Evaluation
Pilot Tested, Toolkit Designation: Practice-tested
Format
SNAP-Ed Toolkit Intervention, 
Curriculum
Target Audience
Elementary School
Has this material been used by a SNAP-Ed program?
Unknown
Web Site
Available Language(s)
English
SNAP-Ed Intervention Channels
Schools
Is this material available to order?
No
SNAP-Ed Connection Comments

* SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions: An Obesity Prevention Toolkit for States is a compilation of interventions. The toolkit was developed by USDA's Food and Nutrition Service, The Association of SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education Administrators (ASNNA), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Center for Training and Research Translation (Center TRT), and the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR), a partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes for Health (NIH), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the USDA. It is designed and updated to help state SNAP-Ed administrative and implementing agencies identify evidence-based obesity prevention programs and policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) strategies and interventions to include in their SNAP-Ed plans.

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