Healthy Foods Collage
Kids make a collage to help them identify and name healthy food. They listen to the book, Eat Healthy, Feel Great, discuss healthy food and why they need it, then cut out pictures of healthy foods to make a collage.
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Students explore different types of food allergies. In this food allergy lesson plan, students look at what foods people with peanut, seafood, milk, egg, soy or wheat allergies have to avoid. They create a button for a student with an allergy to wear.
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Early Childhood Nutrition
Students complete activities that focus on food and nutrition. In this food lesson plan, students sort foods into healthy and not healthy, categorize them into ground and tree sorts, draw their favorite foods, make abc books of food, and more.
Healthy Snacks Project Lesson
After learning why it is important to limit salt, fat, and sugar in their diets, divide your class into pairs or groups to complete this project. Each group will create two charts: unhealthy and healthy foods. They will cut out food items from grocery store ads and categorize them properly. What a fun, hands-on activity!
Taking Care of Our Bodies
Young scholars learn the importance of taking care of their bodies. In this body health activity, students learn about using helmets and knee pads, using basic hygiene, and about eating healthy foods. They listen to a teacher chosen book on the topic before discussing the concepts.
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