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Free Nutrition Lesson Plans for Qualified California Teachers

Dairy Council of California K-12 nutrition curriculum aligns with Common Core State Standards and can easily integrate into units on Math, Social Science, Health, Language Arts and Physical Education.

free nutrition lesson plansEach grade level has a specific curriculum with six to 10 nutrition lessons. The free nutrition lessons were created using a behavior-change model that encourages healthy-eating behaviors and attitudes in your students. Students can practice lifelong health skills like decision making, analyzing influences and setting goals.

Developed with input from real teachers, our nutrition lesson plans have been created to be fun, easy and impactful. Each program is evaluated for results so you can feel confident your valuable class time is used effectively.

Select a grade level from the drop down menu to learn more about each program.

 

 

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School Resources to Create Healthy Students
Dairy Council of California is committed to elevating the health of children and parents in California and provides numerous resources for building a culture of health in schools. Check out these key resources to create healthier students at your school! 
Mobile Dairy Classroom
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Experience a Mobile Dairy Classroom Assembly

Login now to watch the complete assembly in our Video Series or find out if it's available to come to your school.

Food Literacy: Connecting Agriculture and Healthy Choices

Mobile Dairy Classroom, the original Farm to School program, and our free nutrition lesson plans offer a powerful food literacy connection, helping students understand where their food comes from and how to make healthy choices.

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Everything You Need to Know About Milk

If you are looking for information about milk and dairy foods, you have come to the right place! 


Teach Kids to Eat Healthy

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Tips for Raising Healthy Eaters

Do You Have a Picky Eater or Need Healthy Meal Ideas and Recipes? Read on! 

Learn the Guidelines and Rules About How to Feed Your Family

Meal Ideas on What to Feed Your Family

First Steps to Eating Healthier

The best tools and resources for your healthy eating plan, whether you are just getting started or trying to improve your eating habits.


  1. Healthy Eating Planner - create a plan in 3 easy steps
  2. Learn to plan a meal and eat healthier meals at home 
  3. Track what you eat with a food diary 
  4. Use our shopping lists to keep a kitchen stocked with healthy options  
  5. Learn how to easily estimate portion sizes and keep your portions in check