MyPlate Lesson and Relay

This MyPlate Lesson and Relay activity & project also includes:

Youngsters are up and moving in an exciting relay race designed to help them better understand where common foods fall on the MyPlate nutritional guidelines. Working in teams, they identify images of foods and name what food groups they belong to, all while keeping their minds and bodies active.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Include images of common junk food items, or foods where the identification is unclear (i.e. processed items, labels that read "low fat", etc.)
Classroom Considerations

  • Pupils should be introduced to the MyPlate recommendations prior to beginning this activity
Pros

  • Relay display images included in resource
  • Engaging, interactive learning experience
Cons

  • As a PDF document, you cannot edit the teacher letter directly and will need to adapt the content to your own document
Common Core