Healthy Eating Teacher Resources

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Help your youngsters learn the basics about food groups, healthy eating, and balanced meals as they feed bears, prepare penguins for a party, and help a group of animals make magic potions. 
Students explore healthy eating. In this healthy eating lesson, students discover how important it is to eat a helathy breakfast. Students draw pictures of a healthy breakfast, discuss healthy foods and sing songs about healthy eating.
A highly informative presentation focuses on healthy diets, food facts, the food pyramid, and healthy eating myths. There is a lot of great information in this PowerPoint, and a really fun interactive component. Perfect for your upper elementary pupils.
Students devise their own scheme for encouraging healthy eating and discuss health eating. They prepare a talk for younger students from the government to promote healthy eating.
Learners examine healthy eating as it relates to physical and mental health. For this the abc's of healthy eating lesson, students discuss the effects of unhealthy eating habits. Learners examine the My Pyramid Food Guidance System as a graphic for Americans to make healthful food choices. Students review the different food groups and their calories and the importance of physical activity as part of a healthy lifestyle.
Students distinguish healthy foods from junk foods. In this personal health and nutrition lesson, students make Junk Food Jack and Healthy Harry. Students use the puppets to role play discussion about healthy eating.
For this healthy eating chart worksheet, students keep track of the number of fruits and vegetables eaten daily as they mark them in the appropriate boxes.
Students study the dietary guidelines and what they do.  In this healthy eating lesson students study nutrition labels and calorie needs.
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. Everything you need to help you make healthy choices is included.
Students discover the tell tale signs of a body that needs nutrients.  For this healthy eating lesson, students keep a food journal for a day and discuss with their class at what points they felt their body telling them something.   Students decide on a creative project they will complete to demonstrate their understanding of healthy eating.
Students investigate the importance of healthy eating and physical activity.  In this healthy foods lesson, students create a book called "My Family's Healthy Habits." Students personalize their books with their families and share with the class.
Students identify and classify the items in a healthy diet. In this dietary lesson, students listen to a song about healthy eating while listening for good snack foods. They use pictures of the snacks to complete a large chart by classifying the foods in the proper category.
Students investigate healthy eating habits by studying the food pyramid.  In this personal health lesson, students write a recipe for a healthy meal including one item from each section of the four food groups.  Students utilize images of the food groups to place on a place mat which they display in their class. 
Students review information on the food pyramid, either in printed works or on the Internet, to research healthy eating habits.
Learners discover how nutrition impacts major body systems. In this nutrition lesson plan, students brainstorm how they think the digestive system works and discuss how essential nutrients impact major body systems. They work in groups to research different body systems, and each group creates a poster and slogan to promote healthy eating.
Students identify several fruits, research nutrition information about each of them, and compare and contrast their findings. They design thank-you cards by creating soft color was images of fruits. They then write thank-you notes to food-service works, farmers, grocers, dieticians, or other individuals who play a role in healthy eating habits.
In this healthy eating worksheet, students read an excerpt on eating healthy and understanding the risks of eating fast food. The packet is a 13 page cross-circular project involving a number of subjects all pertaining to the Chew on This reading.
Students examine healthy eating and nutrition. They read and discuss articles, and create a list of ten healthy eating tips in the form of a poster, newspaper article, or presentation.
Students use the internet to gather information about healthy eating habits. They create a drawing of the food pyramid and their own five-day menu using all of the food groups. They compare and contrast the nutritional information of fast food meals as well.
Students to explain the differences between healthy and unhealthy eating habits and what steps they need to take in order to make healthy eating choices.