Fruit Group Teacher Resources
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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 4 Views 6 Downloads
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 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
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 9 Views 8 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
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 35 Views 27 Downloads
Learners visit a Web site to play a game related to the food pyramid and sort foods using the categories of the food pyramid. They also create sets up to 10 and write numerals up to 10. This instructional activity makes a natural connection to the science of nutrition.
K - 2nd Health 10 Views 83 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
"Energy Plus!" from Together Counts is three days worth of lessons, discussions, and activities about nutrition. The materials help you teach youngsters about eating healthy and burning calories. Energy in and energy out. Included are information on nutrition labels and food groups, links to fact sheets, a worksheet, and the website for dietary guidelines.
3rd - 5th Health 12 Views 24 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 84 Views 54 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 addresses a different age range and type of food, often including cultural and nutritional aspects alongside hands-on food preparation.
K - 7th Health 17 Views 10 Downloads
Analyzing Word Problems (Transforming Word Problems into Number Sentence)
Third and fourth graders solve word problems by developing number sentences. They create number sentences to calculate word problems. Pupils complete an exercise transforming from words to number sentences.
3rd - 4th Math 11 Views 224 Downloads
Snack Smart, Move More
What do lowfat yogurt, baby carrots, fresh fruit, and rice cakes have in common? They are all healthy snacks that can be eaten daily. Investigate healthy eating/snacking guidelines, learn how to make lowfat ice cream and practice some exercises designed to get you moving.
5th - 12th Health 17 Views 121 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
Sippin' on Smoothies
Why is calcium good for the body? Where is it stored? Young chefs discover the importance of calcium and review a list of foods that are rich in the material. They then make delicious smoothies high in calcium! Teaching kids how to make a healthy snack gives them the tools they need to stay healthy for life!
1st - 5th Health 7 Views 159 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 6 Views 5 Downloads