Kansas State Developed Materials

Wellness Policy Impact Playbook (PDF | 1.76)

Kansas Department of Education.

This toolkit has sample letters and attendance sheets to assist in starting a wellness committee. Please note some of the tools referenced only apply to schools in Kansas and that it is based on the proposed rule.

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.