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WIC Lesson Plans

Many of these lesson plans were developed by California's local WIC agencies.  Lesson plans are in Microsoft Word file format to allow customization as desired. For more information regarding a particular lesson plan, please contact the local WIC agency directly.  The name of the agency can be found in the footer of each lesson plan.  

To submit lesson plans for posting, make sure:

  1. The lesson plan uses a learner-centered approach. Refer to: A Checklist for Learner-Centered Lesson Plans (Word)Opens a new browser window
  2. The electronic version of the lesson is in Microsoft Word.
  3. All materials needed are listed and provided when possible.
  4. The lesson plan is submitted electronically to: Giok.Khoe@cdph.ca.gov

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Welcome to WIC Orientation Materials

  • Instructions and Options (PDF)New WindowUpdated
  • Policy Checklist (PDF) New Window
  • Welcome to WIC PowerPoint - Group (PowerPoint, 222 MB) New WindowNew!
  • Welcome to WIC PowerPoint - Individual (PowerPoint, 223 MB)New Window New!
  • Welcome to WIC - Group Lesson Plan (Word)New Window New!
  • Welcome to WIC - Individual Education Guide (PDF) New Window New!
  • Food Instrument Visual (PDF)New WindowNew!
  •  Women - Prenatal and Postpartum Topics

  • Moms and Babies (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Truth about Breastfeeding (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Understanding Your Newborn Baby's Behavior (Word) Opens a new browser window...Spanish

    Materials for Lesson:

  • Booklet: Getting to Know Your Baby - Birth to 6 Months (PDF, 19.4 MB)...Spanish (2 MB)
  • Infants - Feeding and Caring for Babies

  • Early Infancy: Understanding Your Baby's Cues (Word) Opens a new browser window...Spanish
  • Materials for Lesson:

  • Poster: Class Agenda (PDF, 1.6 MB) ...Spanish (1.7 MB)
  • Handout for Classroom Use (PDF, 1.3 MB)...Spanish (1.3 MB)
  • First Foods (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Hold Me! Love Me!  Feed Me!Opens a new browser window
  • Materials for Lesson:

  • "Caution No Cereal Zone" Poster (PDF, English) Opens a new browser window... Spanish
  • Older Infant Education Messages for Lessons (Word)Opens a new browser window 
  • Safety Seats (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Time for a Cup (Word)Opens a new browser window 
  • Children - Raising a Healthy, Happy Toddler and Pre-Schooler

  • Feeding Is Parenting! (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • First Smiles (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Happy Mealtimes (2014) (Word, English)Opens a new browser window ...Spanish
  • Materials for Lesson:

  • Tips for Happy Mealtimes (PDF) ...Spanish | Arabic | Armenian | Chinese | Hmong | Russian | Vietnamese
  • Tips for Picky Eaters (PDF) ...Spanish | Arabic | Armenian | Chinese | Hmong | Russian | Vietnamese
  • Healthy Teeth (Word, English)Opens a new browser window... Spanish
  • Parenting Skills (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Preventing Picky Eaters -Nevada County WIC(Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Preventing Picky Eaters -Tulare County WIC (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Reading to Your Child (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Safety Seats (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Toddlers and Their Teeth (Word)Opens a new browser window
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    Health and Nutrition

    Beverages

  • Get the Skinny on Milk (English/Spanish) (Word)Opens a new browser window 
  • Healthy Milk Choices (Word, English) Opens a new browser window ...Spanish coming soon! 
  • Materials for Lesson:

  • PowerPoint Presentation for Lesson (PowerPoint, English)Opens a new browser window ...Spanish
  • Lose the Fat, Keep the Vitamins...Drink Lowfat Milk (Word, English)Opens a new browser window...Spanish 
  • Quench That Thirst (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Rethink Your Drink: Group (Word, English) ...Spanish
  • Rethink Your Drink: Individual (Word, English) ...Spanish
  • Materials for Lessons:

  • Lesson Overview (PDF, English)Spanish
  • Beverage Card Set (PDF, 9 MB, English/Spanish)
  • Rethink Your Drink Poster (PDF, English)Spanish
  • How Much Sugar Poster (PDF, English)Spanish
  • Rethink Your Drink Handout (PDF, English)Spanish
  • Think Your Drink (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Water, Water Everywhere (Word, English, 2.7 MB)Opens a new browser window... Spanish (2.7 MB)
  • Calcium

  • Strong Bones, Healthy Family (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Cheese

  • Say Cheese! (Word, English)Opens a new browser window...| Spanish 
  • Disease Prevention  

  • Diabetes and Your Family (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Get Healthy Now (Word, 1.3 MB, English)Opens a new browser window... Spanish 
  • Materials for Lesson:

  • Anytime Foods Poster (PDF, 2.6 MB)Opens a new browser window
  • Sometime Foods Poster (PDF, 2.2 MB)Opens a new browser window
  • Sorting Cards (PDF, 2.7 MB)Opens a new browser window
  • T-Chart Poster (PDF)Opens a new browser window
  • Heart Healthy (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Lose the Fat, Keep the Vitamins...Drink Lowfat Milk (Word, English)Opens a new browser window...Spanish
  • Lower the Trans (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Make Half Your Grains Whole (Word, English)Opens a new browser window ...Spanish
  • Try Something New! Enjoy the Great Taste of Whole Grains (Word, English)Opens a new browser window...Spanish
  • Fast Foods

  • Super-Sized! (Fit WIC) (Word, 1.0 MB)Opens a new browser window
  • Food Safety

  • Food Safety (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Germ Busters (Word)Opens a new browser window 
  • Fruits and Vegetables

  • Choose Your Vegetables (Word, English/Spanish)Opens a new browser window
  • Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables (Word, English)Opens a new browser window... Spanish
  • Eating The Rainbow: At the Farmers' Market (FCE) (Word, English)Opens a new browser window...  Spanish 
  • 5 A Day (FCE) (Word, 1.2 MB, English)Opens a new browser window...  Spanish (1.2MB)
  • 5 A Day the Color Way (Word)Opens a new browser window(Nevada Co.)
  • Get Healthy Now (Word, 1.3 MB)Opens a new browser window
  • Materials for Lesson:

  • Anytime Foods Poster (PDF, 2.6 MB)Opens a new browser window
  • Sometime Foods Poster (PDF, 2.2 MB)Opens a new browser window
  • Sorting Cards (PDF, 2.7 MB)Opens a new browser window
  • T-Chart Poster (PDF)Opens a new browser window
  • Help Them Shine with Fruits and Vegetables (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Preparing Fruits and Vegetables (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Try Something New with Fruits and Vegetables (Word)Opens a new browser window ... Spanish
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    Grains

  • Iron and Lead

  • Iron and Lead (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Iron In, Anemia Out (FTW) (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Low-Fat Milk

  • Get the Skinny on Milk (Word, English/Spanish)Opens a new browser window
  • Lose the Fat, Keep the Vitamins...Drink Lowfat Milk (Word, English)Opens a new browser window...Spanish
  • Meals

  • Breakfast Boosts Brainpower (Word, English) Opens a new browser window...  Spanish
  • Breakfast, Off to a Good Start (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Building a Healthy Meal -Using MyPlate (Word) Opens a new browser window...Spanish 
  • Materials for lesson:

  • Food Guide for Women (PDF, English/Spanish)Opens a new browser window
  • Poster Activity (PowerPoint)Opens a new browser window
  • Bulgur Salad (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Cooking Light (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Cooking with WIC Foods (Word, English)Opens a new browser window...  Spanish
  • Eating, A Family Affair (Word, English)Opens a new browser window...  Spanish
  • Eating for Health (Word, English)Opens a new browser window...  Spanish
  • Eating on the Go (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Family Mealtime (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Happy Mealtimes (Fit WIC) (Word, 3.0 MB)Opens a new browser window
  • Happy Mealtimes (2014) (Word)Opens a new browser window ...Spanish
  • Let's All Help! (Fit WIC) (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Make Your Meal Matter (Word, English/Spanish)Opens a new browser window
  • Rate Your Family's Plate (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Try Something New! Enjoy the Great Taste of Whole Grains (Word, English)Opens a new browser windowSpanish
  • What's Cooking? It Starts with a Plan and a List (M2M) (Word, English)Opens a new browser window... Spanish
  • Protein

  • How You Doing? How You Bean? (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Protein Foods (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Snacks

  • I'm Hungry Right Now! (Fit WIC) (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Making Snacks Count (FCE) (Word, 3.2 MB)Opens a new browser window
  • Smart Snacking (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Snacks (Word, English/Spanish)Opens a new browser window
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    Promoting Physical Activity

  • Being an Active Family (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Child's Play (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Family Fitness (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Fit Families Play (Fit WIC) (Word, 5.8 MB)Opens a new browser window 
  • Fit WIC (FTW) (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Fun 2 Be Fit (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Get Up and Go (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Let's Play (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Play with Me (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Play with Me (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Play Time Is Fun Time for All (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • TV Watching Habits (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • What's on TVs (Fit WIC) (Word, 1.4 MB)Opens a new browser window
  • Other Topics

    Food Stamps

  • Food Stamps (Word, English/Spanish)Opens a new browser window 
  • Gardening

  • Grow Your Own (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Grow Your Own Garden (FCE) (Word, 1.3 MB, English)Opens a new browser window...  Spanish (1.1 MB) 
  • Safety

  • Safety Seats (Word)Opens a new browser window 
  • Signs of Domestic Violence (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Shopping

  • Be a Smart Shopper -Compare Prices! (Word, English)Opens a new browser window...  Spanish
  • Budgeting Food Dollars (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • Food Stamps (Word, English/Spanish)Opens a new browser window
  • Grocery Shopping with Families (FCE) (Word, English)Opens a new browser window...  Spanish
  • Stress Management

  • Stress Management for Busy Families (Word)Opens a new browser window
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    Last modified on: 10/17/2014 3:52 PM