Child Health USA 2013

Maternal and Child Health Bureau, US Department of Health and Human Services

healthy eating for preschoolers Healthy Eating for Preschoolers in English & Spanish (PDF | 2.7 MB)

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service.

PLEASE NOTE: English and Spanish versions of “Healthy Eating for Preschoolers” were revised and updated on 1/7/2013. DISCARD older versions downloaded prior to 1/7/2013.

active play Healthy Tips for Active Play in English and Spanish (PDF | 841 KB)

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Tips for promoting active play in young children. Active play helps children learn healthy habits. There are many health benefits of active play. Revised for MyPlate.

Healthy Tips for Picky Eaters in English and Spanish (PDF | 546 KB)

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.

Tips for managing the picky eater and encouraging a variety of foods. Picky eating behavior is common for many children from the age of 2 to 5 years. Revised for MyPlate.

amazing me children's book Learn the Signs. Act Early. New Materials Available

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Free resources to encourage parents to be aware of child developmental milestones and to track the child's progress.

resource lists 2013 Edition Childhood Obesity Resource List

USDA. Food and Nutrition Information Center.

Collection of resources to assist educators and health professionals in the area of preventing and reducing childhood overweight and obesity.

obesity Early Childhood Obesity Prevention Policies

Institute of Medicine.

This report recommends actions that health professionals, caregivers, and policymakers can take to prevent obesity in children five and younger.

Let's Move Logo Let's Move.Gov

Let's Move.Gov.

Join First Lady Michelle Obama, community leaders, teachers, doctors, nurses, moms and dads in a campaign to tackle the challenge of childhood obesity.

boys eating fruit WIC Preschool Activity Sheets

USDA. WIC Works Resource System.

Intended for preschool aged WIC participants, in particular 2-4 year olds. May be used to keep the child occupied while WIC staff perform the WIC nutrition assessment, nutrition education and/or other WIC nutrition services.