UCCE CalFresh Nutrition Education Program - Yolo
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UCCE CalFresh Nutrition Education Program - Yolo

Fuel Their Minds Newsletter

PRESCHOOL AGE

Issue Articles
Spring 2018 (935KB)

*Benefits of Connecting Preschoolers with Nature 
*Sticking to the Division of Responsibility at Mealtime
*Make a Shape with your Body
*Preschool SHINE Recognition Program

Fall 2017 (985KB)

*Division of Responsibility at Mealtime
*Animal Tag Game!
*Find Healthy recipes for your Childcare Center
*Reduce the Risk of Foodborne Illness: "Clean, Separate, Cook, & Chill!"
*Seasonal Craft: Apple Tree Finger Painting

Spring/Summer 2017 (613KB)

*New Nutrition Facts Label: What You Should Know!"
*Bilingual Story Time this Summer: Times & Locations
*Free Food Distributions: Times & Locations
*'Family' Mealtime in Your Classroom!
*Jumping & Clapping Rhymes

Winter 2017 (1,312KB)

*Cooking with Children to Promote Development
*Tips for Classroom Management
*'Freeze Like a Snowman' Dance!
*Bike Helmet Safety
*Keep Colds & the Flu out of Your Classroom!

Fall 2016 (1,536KB)

*Nutrition Update: New Dietary Guidelines
*Celebrate Walktober
*Halloween Recipe: Apple Teeth Treats
*Creepy, Crawly Active Play Routine
*Finger Paint Turkey Craft
*Parent Corner: Weight Matters

Spring 2016 (1,623KB)

*Mealtime Checklist for Childcare Centers
*Screen Free Week is May 2-8
*Yolo News
*Seven Simple Ways to be Active and Have Fun
*Kool Kiwi Kabob Snack
*Parent Corner: Learning to Eat

Winter 2016 (1,157KB)

*GO and WHOA Snack Challenge
*Lactose Intolerance
*First 5 eBook Gift Giveaway
*Kitchen Skills
*Sweet Potato French Toast
*Parent Corner: Be the Change; ¡Sé el Cambio!

Fall 2015 (1,058KB)

*Food Dance
*Have a Happy Halloween!
*October is Walk Month
*Sleep, School, and Food
*Vegetable Dip Recipe
*Parent Corner:Let's Play!/¡Jugamos!

Summer 2015 (1,430KB)

*What's Your Preschool Healthy Environment Score?
*Throw and Catch Practice with Fruits and Vegetables
*Summer Meals Program
*5 Summer Snacking Problems and Solutions
*Watermelon Ice Cubes
*Parent Corner: Healthy Celebrations?Celebraciones Saludables

Spring 2015 (1,006KB)

*Teeth: Preschool Years
*Picky Eater
*The Food Bank's Children's Harvest Program
*Active Transportation
*Homemade Ice-Cream
*Parent Corner: 'Good' Bacteria for Health!/ Bacteria 'Buena' Para Nuestra Salud

Winter 2015 (919KB)

*Body Image
*Sixty Minutes of Active Play Everyday
*Mimic The Vegetable Part
*Vaccines
*Beet and Carrot Slaw Wrap Recipe
*Parent Insert: Raise a Reader!

Fall 2014 (957KB)

*The Color of Fruit
*Going to the Grocery Store!
*Your Brain Makes You Crave Food Not Your Stomach!
*Tips to Help Children Sleep
*Pumpkin Loaf with Raisins
*The Scoop on Poop!

Spring 2014 (604KB)

*Imagination Talk
*Hand Washing Quiz
*Cuban Black Bean Soup Recipe
*Food For Senses
*5 Ways Breakfast Helps Children Thrive
*The Division of Responsibility Part 2

Summer 2014 (715KB)

*Draw Your Dream Garden
*Children and Junk Food Commercials
*Avoiding Summer Weight Gain
*Frozen Yogurt Fruit Cups
*Summer Food Service Program
*Parent Insert - Secondary Drowning

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ELEMENTARY AGE

Issue Articles
Spring 2018 (2,376KB)

*Nature Can Improve Academic Outcomes
*Possible Health Risks of Sports Drinks
*National Bike and Walk to School Day
*Free Campus and Community Events

 

Fall 2017 (1,004KB)

*Attack Obesity Rates: Improve Drinking Water Access in Schools
*Reduce the Risk of Foodborne Illness: "Clean, Separate, Cook, & Chill!"
*How to Prevent Bullying in your Classroom
*K-6 Farm Tours at California State Fair Farm- Start Planning your Spring Field Trip or       take the Virtual Tour!
*Football-Inspired Activity Breaks for the Win!

Spring/Summer 2017 (752KB)

*New Nutrition Facts Label: What You Should Know!
*How to Present Fruits & Vegetables to Students
*Free Food Distributions: Times & Locations
*Free Student Summer Reading Program!
*Sharpen Students' Minds...Take a Break!

Winter 2017 (807KB)

*Cooking with Children Promotes Development 
*Classroom Party & Fundraising Food Policy
*Tips for Classroom Management
*FREE Live Theater events for Grades 6-8
*Bike Helmet Safety!

Fall 2016 (1,615KB)

*Nutrition Update: New Dietary Guidelines
*K-6 School Tour at California State Fair Farm
*Get Back to School Cool - Celebrate Walktober on October 5th!
*Physical Activity Policy Reminder
*Active Learning: Combine Classwork & Body Movement!
*Fall Recipe: Pear, Grape, & Cucumber Salad
*Parent Corner: Weight Matters

Spring 2016 (1,374KB)

*Funding for Schools - Health & Physical Education
*Down on the Farm Field Trips
*Breakfast Cobbler Recipe
*Yolo County News & Events
*Summer Reading Programs
*Parent Corner: Learning to Eat

Winter 2016 (837KB)

*March-National Nutrition Month
*Herb Garden
*Fruity Salsa Recipe
*Seed Planting
*Lactose Intolerance
*Parent Corner: Be the Change; ¡Sé el Cambio!

Fall 2015 (877KB)

*Benefits of Board Games
*Walktober
*Fruit Cobbler Recipe
*Garden Puppet Show
*Free Physical Activity Resources
*Parent Corner:Let's Play/¡Jugamos!

Summer 2015 (1,075KB)

*2015 Free Summer Meal Program
*Youth Community Events
*Throw and Catch Fruit and Vegetable Game
*Watermelon Ice Cubes
*5 Summer Snacking Problems and Solutions
*Parent Corner: Healthy Celebrations/ Celebraciones Saludables

Spring 2015 (1,091KB)

*Technology Awareness
*Physical Activity Game-Beach Ball Frenzy
*Cherry Smoothie Recipe
*Taste the Rainbow
*Active Transportation
*Parent Corner: 'Good' Bacteria for Health/Bacteria 'Buena' Para Nuestra Salud

Winter 2015 (632KB)

*Body Image
*Active Play
*Free Garden Workshop
*Vaccines
*Beet & Carrot Slaw Wrap Recipe
*Parent Insert: Raise a Reader

Fall 2014 (2,204KB)

*Food Safety
*Knife Skills
*Carrot Apple Soup
*Fun Cooking Games
*The Scoop on Poop!

Summer 2014 (659KB)

*The Power of Physical Activity Breaks
*Children and Junk Food Commercials
*Avoiding Summer Weight Gain
*Frozen Banana and Peanut Butter Nibbles
*Summer Food Program
*Parent Insert - Secondary Drowning

Spring 2014 (767KB)

*Eat Smart To Play Hard
*5 Ways Breakfast Helps Children Thrive
*Science Day, May 8th
*Hand Washing Quiz
*Cuban Black Bean Soup Recipe

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