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Address: 310 4th St. SW, PO Box 68 | Farley, IA 52046
Phone: (563) 663-9626
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Wellness Policy, Healthy Snack Ideas, & Helpful Websites

Healthy Snack Ideas 



•· Child Nutrition USDA - United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). 

•· Improve Your Children's Education - How parents and Families can help their children do better in school. Sponsored by Family Involvement Partnership for Learning.

•· School Nutrition Association - Includes recipes for kids. 

•· Eat Right - Sponsored by the American Dietetics Association. 

•· Nutrition Data - Information on fast food. 

•· Kid's Health - Sponsored by the Nemours Foundation, a nonprofit organization devoted to children's health.

•· Student's Guide to Nutrition - Sponsored by BestColleges.com.  A guide on nutrition and making smart healthy choices in school. 


Nutrition for Kids: Activities and WebQuests

  • Meet the Five Food Groups – This game is geared toward primary school children, and encourages them to learn all about the five basic food groups.
  • The Amazing Food Detective – Play this awesome, interactive game for primary kids all the way to high school. It helps teach kids about nutrients and how they affect the body.
  • Fast Food Explorer – A very interesting website that lets middle school and secondary students figure out how many calories and how much fat is in that popular fast food.
  • The Food Museum – An absolute treasure trove of all things food, this fun and interactive website features videos, exhibits, and much more relating to food. Geared toward secondary level students.
  • Cool Food Quiz – A fun and easy quiz to help kids of all ages decide what good foods they are eating, and which ones are not so great.
  • Virtual Grocery Store – Take your students or child shopping in this virtual grocery store to make good food choices! Levels primary-middle school. 

 Printable Activities

  • Healthy Heart – Nutrition plays a big role in heart health. Print out this helpful pamphlet/poster discussing heart health and you.
  • Food Groups Word Search – For grades K-3, this printable word search puzzle features the food groups.
  • Nutrition Log – For secondary/high school students, this printable or downloadable log helps track food and caloric intake.
  • What’s Your Eating Style? – This printable flowchart is designed for middle school children and helps them determine how to get their 3 servings of calcium per day.
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