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Title:Bulletin Boards in a SNAP
Pub. date: 2009, 2012
Edition: 2nd
Includes: Bulletin Boards
Audience: Multiple Audiences, Adult, Child
Language: English
Description:“Eight complete nutrition and/or physical activity bulletin boards ready for use. All the graphics, handouts, activities, and background information are provided for each separate bulletin board. The Bulletin Boards in a SNAP topics are: ABC Activities, Choose Healthy After School Snacks, Eat A Rainbow, Family Fun Time, Fiber, Hydration, Shopping Tips, and Turn Off the TV."
Funding Source: USDA. FNS. SNAP-Ed
Developer: University of Wyoming
Organization: Cent$ible Nutrition Program
Phone: 307-766-5375 or 877-219-4646
Length: 8 bulletin boards
Assessment instrument Used? No
Use Restrictions: May copy.
Reviewers Comments: This series of 8 ready-made bulletin boards focuses on nutrition and physical activity topics. Each board comes with referenced background information as well as printable handouts or activities for children and/or parents, graphics, pictures, and text. All files are in 2007 Microsoft Office Suite or Adobe Acrobat and use 8½”x 11” or 8½”x14” paper. Many of the printable items are colorful, therefore a color printer would be preferable. The components for each board can be used all together as suggested by the overview and sample picture provided for each. They could also be used to supplement materials that educators may have.

Backgrounds for boards are not provided, colored paper or inexpensive fabric could be used. Educators should ensure that they note the audience to which each bulletin board is targeted as they can vary. Some are targeted toward all ages, some toward only children, and some adults. The overview document that comes with each board details the audience. Modifications could easily be made to tailor boards to a variety of audiences.

Recommendations and information included on the bulletin board are consistent with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The series of bulletin boards does contain a small number of recipes, for which nutrition fact labels are not available.

View/download files: 
Overview (PDF | 81KB):
Bulletin Boards (HTML) with downloadable PDFs (various sizes):
Contact the Distributor:
    Distributor: University of Wyoming Cent$ible Nutrition Program, Mindy Meuli
    Mail: 1000 E. University Avenue
Laramie, WY 82071
    Cost: 0.00 per bulletin board
    Avail. in Qty: No
    Bulkrate:Available for free download from internet.

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