Great Ideas forSchool Breakfast Monica Owsichek, RD School Nutrition Team February 7, 2007
National School Breakfast Week • Launched in 1989 • Goals are to share several important messages with students, parents and the media: • The school breakfast program (SBP) is available at your school, it meets dietary guidelines and, best of all; it is a tasty fun way to start the school day! • There is an established link between eating breakfast and academic success. • Eating a nutritious breakfast can help kids maintain a healthy weight.
World of School Breakfasts • School Nutrition Association (SNA) Theme for 2007 • Opportunity for children to have fun while learning benefits of eating School Breakfast • Chance for cafeteria promotions & sampling of international breakfast foods
World of School Breakfasts • Menus/Recipes • Merchandise • Parent/Student Backpack Brochure • Passport • Activity Sheets • NSBW Proclamation • Press Release • Logos Website: www.schoolnutrition.org/nsbw
World of School Breakfasts • Menus/Recipes • China - Congee • Australia – Muesli • Italy - Breakfast Frittata • Egypt - Pita & Hummus • Mexico - Breakfast Burrito http://docs.schoolnutrition.org/meetingsandevents/nsbw2007/menus.htm
World of School Breakfasts Recipes • Mr. Breakfast website • Africa – www.mrbreakfast.com/w_africa.asp • African Banana Coconut Bake recipe • La Bouillie (hot cereal) recipe • Germany – www.mrbreakfast.com/w_germany.asp • German Apple Pancake recipe • German Oven Pancake recipe
World of School Breakfasts Recipes • Mr. Breakfast website (continued) • Asia – www.mrbreakfast.com/w_asia.asp • Honey Ginger Mellon recipe • Asian Omelet recipe • Mexico - www.mrbreakfast.com/w_mexico.asp • Banana Burrito recipe • Scrambled Fiesta recipe
World of School Breakfasts Recipes • National Food Service Management Institutehttp://www.nfsmi.org/Information/school_recipe_index_number.html#e • American Egg Board -http://www.aeb.org/Foodservice/recipes.htm#?val=school_egg • SNA Recipe Database – http://docs.schoolnutrition.org/recipes Other websites • Nutrition Fact Sheets – http://www.dpi.wi.gov/fns/nutrition.html • Food Buying Guide
World of School Breakfasts • Decorating Ideas • Display travel posters throughout school hallways • Add banners that will direct all to the cafeteria “Taste the World of Breakfast or “Globe Trekking to Breakfast” • Recreate the island nation of Madagascar • African safari theme • Mystery of ‘Nessie’ a.k.a. the Loch Ness Monster
World of School Breakfasts • Decorating Ideas • Egypt & the pyramids of Giza • Eiffel Tower • Great Wall of China • Leaning Tower of Pisa • Amazon Rainforest • Australian outback
World of School Breakfasts • Activity Ideas • Essay-writing contest • Map-based quizzes • Word scrambles, puzzles, riddles • Video or audiotapes • Travel posters, postcards, stamps, flags • Worldwide epals • Taste testing
World of School Breakfasts Website Resources • CusineNet -www.cuisinenet.com/glossary/breakfast_world.html • ePals – www.epals.com • Explore Madagascar – www.conservation.org/ImageCache/madagascar/flash/tour.html • Fact Monster - www.factmonster.com/countries.html
World of School Breakfasts Website Resources (continued) • GeographyIQ – www.geographyiq.com • Hillman Wonders of the World – www.hillmanwonders.com • Mama Lisa’s World – www.mamalisa.com/world
World of School Breakfasts Website Resources(continued) • National Geographic Xpeditions – www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions • PBS KIDS – http://pbskids.org/africa/index.html • TrekEarth – www.trekearth.com • United Nation’s Cyberschoolbus – www.cyberschoolbus.un.org
World of School Breakfasts Promotion Ideas • Add new menu items to your menu or highlight existing items • Add facts to menu to match your theme • Offer free breakfast for students &/or parents • Invite someone from community to eat breakfast with kids
National School Breakfast Week Promotion Ideas • Add article to school newsletter, submit press release • Library books about a country http://www.schoolnutrition.org/Index.aspx?id=508 • Breakfast club • Table top display
National School Breakfast Week Any Ideas to share?
National School Breakfast Week • Appleton • Morning Munchie Madness • Breakfast in a Bag at ES • Music in the commons area at MS • Offer variety and until 10:30 am at HS • Free to entire school • Agape • Essay Contest – “What makes breakfast important?” • Galesville-Ettrick-Trempealeau • Mid-Morning Nutrition Break – Yogurt Parfaits
National School Breakfast Week • Eau Claire • Mardi Gras Breakfast • Karaoke @ Breakfast • Twin Towers – Lord of Ring Theme • Dairy Council – Milk Mustache • Dr. Suess Day • Milwaukee Public Schools • Breakfast in the Classroom • Grab & Go
National School Breakfast Week • Mukwonago • Breakfast for a Buck – Express Line • School District of Phillips • Grab & Go • School District of Omro • Nutrition break/Grab & Go/Breakfast in the Classroom
National School Breakfast Week • Kaukauna • Grab & Go • Free Breakfast • Music and games • Wausau • Mid morning nourishment program • Media
Please submit pictures & brief description of your 2007 NSBW Promotion to: Monica Owsichek Department of Public Instruction School Nutrition Team 125 S. Webster St. Madison, WI 53707 or Fax: 608-267-0363 or Email:email@example.com National School Breakfast Week
Future WisLine Presentations • Special Dietary Needs - April 18 • Future Training Opportunities – May 17
Thank you for your participation today! The students of Wisconsin benefit from the nutritious meals you provide to them!