National Award-Winning Assembly Program
Turns Kids on to Healthy Eating and Active Living
FOODPLAY brings the fun-filled power of live theater, fantastic feats of juggling, motivating messages, music, magic, and audience participation to help kids take charge of growing up healthy, happy, active and fit!
- Evidence-based with proven results! — USDA
- Winner: 10 national nutrition awards plus an EMMY!
- Over 5,000,000 kids served!
Audience: Grades K-5 and families
Ideal for: School Assemblies, Family Nights, and Community Events
Audience size: Up to 400 (exceptions made)
Running time: 45 minutes
Space needs: Auditorium, cafetorium, gym, or other large performance space
Program fee: Contact us
FOODPLAY teaches kids how to:
- Fuel up with breakfast every day.
- Balance their diet using MyPlate.
- Fill half their plate with fruits and veggies.
- Cut down on sweets, sugary drinks, and unhealthy fats.
- Increase participation in school breakfast and lunch programs.
- Read food labels and see through media messages.
- Get the most nutritional value for their money.
- Have fun being physically active every day.
- Feed their bodies healthy food and their minds healthy messages.
- Make choices that are good for their health and the health of the planet.
- Treat their bodies right—whatever size and shape—and discover that every body is different, and different is a great thing!
Check out these three Program Options to meet your goals and budget:
I. School Special
Turn kids on to healthy eating and active living with FOODPLAY’s national award-winning nutrition school assembly program. Featuring the power of live theater, amazing feats of juggling, music, magic, and audience participation, FOODPLAY dramatically improves children’s eating and physical activity habits and they take the messages home! Let FOODPLAY empower your kids with the skills they need to take charge of growing up healthy, happy, active and fit! Learn more
II. Healthy School Package
Everything you need to get the whole school on board and empowered to eat healthy and be active! This high value nutrition education program comes complete with professionally designed comprehensive resource kit filled with standard-based activities and interactive resources for exciting follow-up in class, cafeteria, and at home throughout the year. Learn more
Option III: Comprehensive School Wellness Program
Make it easy to bring comprehensive nutrition education programming to your school with this complete package! Ideal for school wellness and grant-supported initiatives, this program provides everything needed for dynamic, effective, standards-based learning in class, cafeteria, and at home throughout the year. Plus – kids receive their own Fruit + Veggie Tracker Bands – a tool that empowers them to make healthy choices every day! Learn more
Evidence Based – Proven Results!
FOODPLAY has been found to dramatically improve the nutrition and health knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of elementary school children with the majority making outstanding improvements in their eating and exercise habits.
75% reported “… eating more fruits and vegetables”
70% reported “… eating fewer sweets and drinking less soda”
62% reported “… telling parents what they learned”
—US Department of Agriculture (USDA)-sponsored evaluations