Fruit Group Teacher Resources
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PICTURE PERFECT PYRAMID
Students create a model of the USDA's Food Pyramid Guide, using shoe boxes. They bring an assortment of shoe boxes from home. Students are given a copy of the "Food Guide Pyramid." They wrap boxes for the bread group in white, the vegetable group in green, the meat group in red, the milk group in yellow and the fruit group in purple.
6th - 8th Health 6 Views 6 Downloads
The Dragon's Tail
Second graders read a story about Little D, a baby dragon, and how he interacts with the five food groups. They color, chant, pantomime, and discuss food groups after reading the story. They also consider causes and effects as they make their own poster.
2nd Health 3 Views 6 Downloads
Breakfast Builds Brains
Students identify why breakfast is an important meal. In this nutrition lesson, students read the book Jane Skips Breakfast and identify reasons why breakfast is important. Students list breakfast foods and categorize them into food groups.
1st - 5th Health 8 Views 26 Downloads
Three Healthful Meals: A Practical Food-Guide-Pyramid Activity
Students activate their knowledge of the food guide pyramid and the basic food groups in order to plan nutritious meals. They collect a handful of food images from magazines and glue them to the appropriate plates.
2nd - 6th Health 3 Views 4 Downloads
Arianna Bones and the 'Great-Mysteries-of-Nutrition' Pavilion
Fourth graders review their knowledge of the 5 food groups, using mini-posters and worksheets provided. Then they read a clever story filled with poems to read aloud, which reinforce the different foods in the food groups and their benefits.
4th Health 3 Views 1 Download
Arianna Travels the Orient Express
Fourth graders discuss how they eat when they travel. They resequence a letter that has been separated into pieces. They read the letter aloud, discuss the foods eaten by the writer and analyze whether she ate the right amount of food from the 5 food groups.
4th Health 3 Views 1 Download
New Review Learn the Food Groups Memory Game
Help youngsters sharpen their memories and learn the food groups with this classic matching activity! Learners take turns flipping over cards with fun images of different fruits, vegetables, dairy products, and proteins until they can find a match.
K - 1st Health 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Let's Cook!
Recipes, tasting activities, images of fruits and veggies, fun food facts... you name it, this resource has it! Your class will be cooking up wonderful dishes in no time with these materials. Included here are recipes, handouts, worksheets, and more for a beginner course and an advanced course.
K - 7th Health 3 Views 0 Downloads
Your Nutrition Needs
It takes some work to ensure you have a balanced diet, but once you know the types of foods that are good for you, it becomes second nature. In the sixth of seven lessons about energy and nutrition, learners create a healthy eating plan using resources from the USDA.
3rd - 12th Science 79 Views 49 Downloads
New Review The Kids Cook Monday Educator's Kit
From vegetable-themed icebreakers to grocery lists, to cleaning the kitchen, these culinary activities for kids make cooking a blast! Each lesson plan addresses a different age range and type of food, often including cultural and nutritional aspects alongside hands-on food preparation.
K - 7th Health 9 Views 4 Downloads
Fruit-Themed Group Signs
Limes, bananas, apples, and mangos are only some of the fun fruits featured here. Print and hang any of the eight fruit posters to identify table groups, sports teams, workshop groups, or as a simple colorful wall accent.
- The posters would be great to use during a nutrition unit
- These can be printed and laminated, cut out, or used to complete a bulletin board display
Pre-K - 3rd Classroom Support 3 Views 0 Downloads
New Review Importance of Nutrition
Prepare your class members for the performance task assessment on nutrition with an activity that asks class members to rank images of foods from least nutritious to most. Participants also offer reasons for why they ranked the foods the way they did.
6th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Is It Fruit?
The concept is the most valuable feature of this resource, which is designed to bring learners' attention to the nutritional labels of food items. Your class will take a closer look at the labels on bottled juice containers to determine how much of the drink is actually comprised of fruit.
5th - 10th Health 9 Views 6 Downloads