Providing educational resources that accentuate the importance of good nutritional practices can lead to a healthier lifestyle later in the lives of children. Check out Kaplan’s educational posters, books, and toys in the realm of nutrition.
3 years & up. These photo real puzzles show what a healthy meal looks like . With protein, vegetables and fruit portions shown for each meal, children will learn how to set a place setting. Encourage healthy eating and promote nutritional awareness with this set of three 12-piece puzzles. Puzzles measure 9" x 12" each. Made in the USA.
3 years & up. Reinforce basic concepts and make learning fun with bingo! Create healthy habits and make learning about foods fun with this bingo game using real images of healthy foods and nutrition. Includes images of fruits, vegetables, sweets, drinks, and carbs. Up to 20 players can play with 30 calling cards and tokens included. Ideal for use in both small and large group settings.
2 years & up. From the store to home cooking, assist your little's in the development of healthy habits! Teach healthy shopping habits with the help of the Fruit & Veggie Tote and the concept of serving and sharing with the pretend salad set. The tote is made of durable canvas and each of the fruits and vegetables are made of non-toxic plastic. The pretend salad set contains tongs sized perfectly for children ideal for the development of fine motor skills. The act of serving will strengthen… More »
Birth & up. This set of 90 colorful cards feature an array of photos from all food groups and cultures. Foods are identified in both English and Spanish. Use these cards as a foundation to learn and discuss nutrition. Photo Cards measure 4.25" x 5".
3 years & up. Encourage children to make healthy food choices with this exciting Healthy Meal Choices Pretend Play Food Variety Set. This realistic set includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner foods. Have your children make a meal and then go over the nutrition and health benefits of each food. This set promotes healthy habits, dramatic play, and interactive learning. All pieces are actual sized, washable, and come in a shopping basket for easy storage.
3 years & up. This floor puzzle will encourage children to eat their vegetables every day! Features real photographs of essential food products. The outside of the produce shows the various textures and properties that make each one unique. Several cross-sections are depicted to show what they look like on the inside. Reinforces healthy eating habits in a fun and educational way. Puzzle contains 24 pieces and measures 24" L x 16" W.
2 years & up. Help children learn to make healthy choices at every meal. These baskets featuring Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner are perfect for instilling healthy eating habits at an early age. Each meal stores in its own basket and contains realistic, familiar food items which are soft and durable.
18 months & up. Invite early imaginative play, build vocabulary, and reinforce healthy eating with this bushel basket full of fruit. The fruits are made of soft, durable plastic and designed for little hands to easily grasp. This 10 piece produce set is stored in a plastic bushel basket measuring 4"H x 5.5" in diameter.
The bright and colorful USDA MyPlate Poster highlights how to build a healthy menu and diet with tips for selecting the best choices within each food group. Additional tips include importance of fruits and vegetables, portion control and instilling a love of healthy choices. Laminated poster measures 24" x 18".
3 years & up. Learn all about proper nutrition with this Nutritional Food Activity Kit. Kit can also be used to learn counting, colors, pretend play, and more. The learning and dramatic play possibilities are endless! Included: 3 Double-sided activity card(s), 5 sorting baskets with a mixture of 25 color coordinated, and a Self-contained storage case.
18 months & up. It's snack time! Nourishing snacks encourage children to make healthy choices! Freshly designed play food are soft and durable--perfect for small hands and big appetites! Snack on fresh fruit and yogurt, a granola bar, cheese and crackers, or veggies and pretzels! Includes 18 pieces in a clear storage bag.
3 years & up. Real images reinforce healthy eating habits and align with the USDA MyPlate model. This learning kit is great for at home learning or in school instruction. Being that the pieces are all made of felt, the kit also travels well. Includes 1 felt plate with placemat, 50 food pieces, 5 food group pieces, and a 16 page lesson guide. Precut.
18 months & up. Invite early imaginative play, build vocabulary, and reinforce healthy eating with this bushel basket full of vegetables. The vegetables are made of soft, durable plastic and designed for little hands to easily grasp. This 10 piece produce set is stored in a plastic bushel basket measuring 4"H x 5.5" in diameter.
3 years & up. This floor puzzle will encourage children to eat their fruit every day! Features real photographs of essential food products. The outside of the produce shows the various textures and properties that make each one unique. Several cross-sections are depicted to show what they look like on the inside. Reinforces healthy eating habits in a fun and educational way. Puzzle contains 24 pieces and measures 24" L x 16" W.
2 years & up. Promote healthy eating habits with this 48 piece set of realistic foods and drinks. Children can prepare a complete meal or an afternoon snack with fruits, vegetables, bread, meat, and dairy products as well as healthy drinks. Encourage children to recreate their favorite meals using this colorful set. Go over the nutritional values of their favorite meal or the importance of fruits and veggies.
4 years & up. Healthy habits abound in this nutritional game! The object of the game is to be the first to fill your plate with a balanced meal. Food cards with real-life photos are self-checking with the backs matching the food groups. Includes activity guide, 50 food cards, spinner, and 4 place mats. 2-4 players.
3 years & up. Have fun while building healthy breakfast, lunch, and dinner plates with foods that represent the 6 main food groups. Includes 34 illustrated magnetic pieces, 16.5"L x 12"W wipe-on/wipe-off magnetic placemat, menu pad, and suggested activities.
2 years & up. Build a delicious turkey sandwich on wheat and serve it with a side of fruit salad! Curious little hands will love these freshly designed, durable, healthy lunch items. Great for instilling healthy eating habits early on. Set of 14 pieces stored in a green oval basket measuring 8.5"L x 7"W x 4"H.
3 years & up. The importance of having a balanced diet is discussed in this series on the different food groups. Each book uses real-life photography and simple comparisons to explain that some foods are healthier than others and gives readers ideas for creating their own meals. Set of 6 paperback books.
With 25 delicious and simple vegetarian recipes, this healthy cookbook makes fruits and vegetables fun and delicious while teaching kids the benefits of eating healthy. Teach children how carrots help their vision while baking carrot and orange muffins or why peppers boost their immune system while making a red pepper hummus. Written in a friendly, positive tone that focuses on why colorful fruit and vegetables are good, this book is perfect for getting children excited about fruit, vegetables,… More »
2 years & up. Match the fruits and vegetables on different domino pieces, turning learning into a fun game! Each domino is decorated with tactile details and colored images of fruits and vegetables. Dominoes are made of durable wood, guaranteed to last through long time play and use. Includes 24 domino tiles with different fruits and vegetables. Each Domino measures 3.1"L x 1.6"W x 0.4"H.
3 - 7 years. Good nutrition and exercise are the keys to healthy children. Nutricise is a happy blend of active learning songs that give children healthy eating tips and nutritional information along with fitness activities at a level 3-7 year olds understand. Physical fitness is incorporated into the songs that cheerfully impart the elements of a healthy diet including the importance of fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Children chant about good nutrition, balanced meals, the importance of fruits… More »