Kansas State Developed Materials

Healthy Kansas Plate Poster (1.23 MB)

Kansas State Department of Education.

Poster to assist Kansas schools in identifying a reimbursable meal, highlighting products grown in Kansas. Please review the instructions for use prior to using this resource.

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Nutrition Education Tip Sheets (PDF | 1.6 MB)

KSDE. Child Nutrition & Wellness.

Tip sheets provide growing information, nutrition facts, and serving suggestions. Produce included: asparagus, avocado, blueberries, cantaloupe, cauliflower, kiwifruit, mango, peaches, pineapple, red pepper, spinach, and sugar snap peas.

Healthy Fundraising (November 2015) (PDF 2 MB) (PDF | 2 MB)

KSDE. Child Nutrition & Wellness.

Benefits of healthy fundraising, positive options, and healthy food and beverage items to sell. Also available in Spanish.

Family Fun, Food, and Fitness Event Planning Guide (August 2014) (PDF | 47.3 MB)

KSDE. Child Nutrition & Wellness.

Guidebook provides instructions for planning and promoting a health-centered, family-friendly, school or child care center sponsored event, and includes specific instructions detailing both nutrition and fitness activities.

Healthy Celebrations (January 2013) (PDF | 1.19 MB)

KSDE. Child Nutrition & Wellness.

There are many opportunities for celebration throughout the year, from birthdays to holidays to other special occasions that may occur. Food and beverages are often a part of celebrations, but they don’t have to be the center of attention. With a few easy changes, the focus at parties can shift from unhealthy food to healthy fun!

Power Panther Preschool Implementation Manual (2011) (PDF | 25.70 MB)

Kansas State Department of Education.

Eight child care lessons that encourage fruit and vegetable consumption and increased physical activity.