Breakfast After the Bell Pre-Implementation Checklist
Studies show that when a hungry child starts the day with a healthy school breakfast, they have better attendance, do better in math, and are more likely to graduate high school. Our Pre-Implementation Checklist
outlines several steps that can help schools prepare for a Breakfast After the Bell program, such as of providing trainings to key stakeholders, developing an implementation plan, and connecting with other schools to share best practices.
Breakfast After the Bell Rollout Timelines
Tips for Implementing an Effective Grab and Go Breakfast Program
The Grab and Go to the Classroom model is an effective way students can get breakfast by picking up convenient, pre-packaged meals from mobile carts in high traffic areas, such as hallways, entryways, or cafeterias. This guide highlights the tricks of the trade to make your Grab and Go program efficient and effective.
Schools can incorporate “nudges” into their morning routine to increase breakfast participation. Nudges are subtle acts of positive reinforcement that try to influence a student’s behavior, such as having school staff ask students if they’ve had breakfast that morning. Our Breakfast Nudges
guide provides helpful tips about how to increase breakfast participation by using positive reinforcement and indirect suggestions to influence students to eat school breakfast.
Breakfast FAQs for Parents
This helpful resource
answers those frequently asked questions that School Nutrition Directors and Principals get from parents regarding Breakfast After the Bell. Schools can edit this resource to personalize it according to the specifics of their program.
Spanish Language Resources
Promote your school breakfast program with No Kid Hungry’s Spanish Language resources. Our customizable postcards and flyers allow schools to inform parents and caretakers of the time, location, and cost of the school breakfast program.