Healthy Eating Teacher Resources

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Healthy Habits

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Basic cleanliness, oral hygiene, exercising, eating healthy foods, and acknowledging your feelings and emotions are some of the necessities in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Exposing children to healthy habits at an early age allows...
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Health and Fitness at the Children's Museum of Houston

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Designed as pre-and-post activities for a field trip to the Children's Museum of Houston, these 10 activities (and a few videos too!) are easily adapted to any classroom. The lessons can be paired with a class fitness plan or unit. Pick...
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Food Sustainability Unit

For Teachers 4th
Lesson Plans for the week long unit about food sustainability. This unit talks about the different aspects of food and how it relates to sustainability. Day one considers the importance of a healthy diet and how malnutrition and over...
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Healthy Eating

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A short, yet very informative, presentation on the basics of healthy eating. Young dieticians view slides which have colorful photos and graphics of foods that are healthy (and not so healthy), along with information on the basic food...
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The Abc's of Healthy Eating

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars examine healthy eating as it relates to physical and mental health. In this the abc's of healthy eating lesson, students discuss the effects of unhealthy eating habits. Young scholars examine the My Pyramid Food Guidance...
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Healthy Eating

For Teachers 4th - 6th
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...
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Snack Smart, Move More

For Teachers 5th - 12th
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...
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Your Energy Balance Goal!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This is the culminating activity for a unit on energy balance for 3rd-5th graders created by Together Counts. Young learners make a plan to balance their energy in and their energy out for one month. They use the SMART steps in creating...
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A Healthy You

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Go beyond counting calories with a healthy eating unit that focuses on reading nutritional labels, making healthy choices, and incorporating fitness into daily life. After four lessons about the different ways kids can improve their...
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Happy Mealtimes

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Students read The Hungry Caterpillar to examine healthy eating habits. In this food and nutrition instructional activity, students role play the various responsibilities during family mealtime. They will discuss the struggles of healthy...
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Eating Healthy, Eating Well

For Students 6th - 8th
In this health learning exercise, students find the words that are related to healthy eating and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Nutrition Plates

For Teachers 1st - 5th
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...
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Optimizing Healthy Eating Habits Flyer

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Instill healthy habits in your classroom with a colorful flyer detailing four key areas in which scholars work towards a positive eating lifestyle. 
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Using Pop Art Imagery to Inspire Healthy Eating

For Teachers 8th
Create a visual art project about obesity. In this art instructional activity, 8th graders research and explain the importance of eating healthy and exercise. They document their eating habits in their journal and analyze it.
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Blast Off with Healthy Eating

For Teachers K - 1st
Students explore healthy eating. For 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.
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How Do Foods Help Our Bodies

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students investigate the specific elements found in food that keep us healthy.  In this healthy eating lesson plan, students identify proteins, carbohydrates, minerals, and vitamins as part of a healthy diet when consumed in moderation....
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Vegetables

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Help your learners exercise healthy eating habits with a series of activities about vegetables. Kids learn about common vegetables with songs, matching games, flashcards, and crafts. 
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Fresh Fruits: Healthy Eating Habits (ESL Lesson)

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Helpful as an ESL lesson or a presentation in any level of elementary class, these slides prompt students to identify pictures of fruits. Common fruits such as apples, bananas, and grapes are easier to name, while less common fruits like...
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The Care and Feeding of Kids: Finding Information on Nutrition and Fitness

For Teachers 5th - 10th
The Learning Network is featuring an article about First Lady Michelle Obama and her quest to help reduce childhood obesity in America. The article talks about how she has talked with the top three suppliers of school lunches and has...
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Youth Obesity: Schools Fight Back

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore nutrition and healthy eating habits with a study on youth obesity. Learners watch a PBS documentary on the obesity epidemic which discusses government programs aimed at healthier choices, as well as more localized efforts. Kids...
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Making Healthy Eating Choices for You and Others

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use the USDA food guide pyramid to choose items for a balanced diet. In this food pyramid lesson, students play a game naming the items and their foo groups.   Students participate in cross curricular activities to become...
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Healthy Eating

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the importance of healthy eating using a the food diary that they keep at home. They determine how many of each of the food groups they ate and plan to eat more fruits and vegetables the next week. They observe how a...
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Nutrition: How Do I Choose the Right Foods?

For Teachers 6th Standards
Young learners discuss how to practice healthy eating habits and the body's need for energy through discussion and exploration of the MyPlate system.
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Now, We’re Cooking!

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Practice nutritional cooking with a collection of fun meal preparation lessons. Each lesson includes a focus, objective, collaborative activity, and recipe to culminate what young cooks have learned about healthy eating.