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Fearless Nutrition (K-2nd) Parent Action Toolkit


Action Toolkit for Protecting Children’s Relationship with Food at School

This toolkit helps parents speak neutrally about food with children, as well as communicate with teachers, administrators and school boards through guides, email templates and references. It also includes a nutrition education unit that can be used to easily replace “healthy vs. unhealthy” nutrition education while still meeting learning standards. See details below.

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A Parent Action Toolkit to Promote Children's Healthy Relationships with Food

Are you a parent who’s concerned about something at your child’s early elementary class that may harm their relationship with food? Or you want to know how to speak about food neutrally?

Teachers and a dietitian wrote the Fearless Nutrition K-2 Toolkit to give you what you need to make a difference.

The Fearless Nutrition K-2 Toolkit includes:

  • A guide to talk neutrally about food.
  • A guide to communicate with teachers.
  • Email templates for concerns about healthy/unhealthy activities, food rules & when food is used as a reward.
  • Nutrition lesson plans with examples of meeting state learning objectives.
  • Activities, worksheets, & recipes for nutrition lessons.

The Parent-Teacher Communication Guide includes:

  • A guide to talking neutrally about food with children in K-2nd or in home-based learning settings.
  • Communication guide to approaching a respectful conversation for change with a teacher or administrator.
  • Email templates from parents to the school regarding concerns about “healthy vs. unhealthy” activities, food rules in the classroom, and when food is used as rewards.
  • Research references to share.

The Nutrition Education Lesson Unit  include:

  • Resources to help children have a positive relationship with food.
  • Nutrition education lesson plans with examples of how it can be used to meet state health-related learning objectives.
  • Activities, worksheets, children’s book recommendations, and recipes to accompany nutrition lessons.
  • Communication guide to sharing the food & nutrition ideals with student’s families.