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MyPyramid for Kids

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) MyPyramid for Kids, a child-friendly version of the MyPyramid Food Guidance System, brings to life, for children aged 6 to 11, the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. See below for resources and lesson plans to help teach children about the importance of making smart eating and physical activity choices.

Materials for Children


USDA Lesson Plans

Child Nutrition Health Education Kit

A "one-stop shop" for the latest science-based information on the role of nutrient-rich dairy foods in improving child nutrition.

Dietary Guidance

The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans encourages people 9 years of age or older to enjoy three servings of low-fat or fat-free milk or milk products each day.