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Curriculum Information & Resources

Curriculum Information & Resources

Curriculum Resources

WA SNAP-Ed tools and resources help you with your work centered on the goals of the SNAP-Ed program: to assist low income families in their understanding of healthy food choices, the importance of physical activity to their health and ultimately a reduction in obesity for the people we serve.


All curriculum used in the WA SNAP-Ed program should be delivered as written. This follows FNS guidance to deliver direct education interventions with fidelity. Any adaptation made should follow guidance for modification of curriculum found in guidance and process documents.  For more information on direct education with fidelity, please visit our training page, also found in quick links.  You will find a short, recorded webinar about curriculum fidelity and why it is important to the program.

*NEW* Curriculum Rubric

The curriculum rubric is a tool available for all LIAs to evaluate available WA SNAP-Ed direct education curricula and to determine which one is best for their specific programming. More information and downloadable materials are available at the page below.

Curriculum Rubric Resource Page

Face to Face Delivery

The Washington State SNAP-Ed Program has approved a variety of nutrition curriculum for direct education. These include resources for youth, grades K-12 as well as adults. Please follow the links below to find a curriculum fidelity overview, assessment tools and other resources for each of the approved curriculum.

Virtual Delivery

Virtual Education (VE) resources are being added to the website as they are finalized.  Educators implementing direct education online must select from WA SNAP-Ed VE resources.  There are a total of six curriculum that can be taught online.

Virtual Curriculum

Lessons, including Power Point slides, scripts and handouts are available for SNAP-Ed providers and community partners to use when teaching WA SNAP eligible students/participants online.

For SNAP-Ed educators/LIAs: Templates and other documents for WA SNAP-Ed Virtual Education can be found by clicking on the button below.  These materials are password protected. Plan, Shop, Save and Cook lessons are also password protected. If you do not have the password, please contact your CTW team at

WA SNAP-Ed Virtual Education Resources for Educators/LIAs (password protected)

Virtual Education Curriculum

Around the Table - Older Youth (VE)
Around the Table - Nourishing Families (VE)
Choose Health, Food, Fun and Fitness (CHFFF) (VE)
Food Smarts Youth (VE)
Food Smarts Adults (VE)
Plan, Shop, Save and Cook (VE) (password protected)
Read for Health (VE) (password protected)
Walk With Ease (VE)

Face to Face Curriculum

Younger Youth (Kindergarten – 5th Grade)

Choose Health, Fun, Food, & Fitness (CHFFF)
Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH)
Food Smarts
Grazin' with Marty Moose
Growing Healthy Habits (GHH)
MyPlate in Practice
Nutrition in Me
Read for Health (WSU Edition)
Nutrition to Grow On

Older Youth (6th – 12th Grade)

Around the Table
Choose Health, Fun, Food, & Fitness (CHFFF)
Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH)
Food Smarts
Nutrition to Grow On
Group of youth standing against wall
Youth Participatory Action Research Projects (YPAR)
Teen Cuisine
Kids in the Kitchen (KIK)

Adults & Seniors

Around the Table, Nourishing Families
Cooking Matters (CM)
Eating Smart • Being Active (ESBA)
Food Smarts
Plan, Shop, Save, Cook (PSSC)
Walk with Ease