Have kids play a game to help them think about healthy food choices.
Introduce students to the idea that food is fuel for their bodies. “Food” refers to both what you eat and what you drink. This week’s topic uses a stoplight as a tool to help students think their food and make healthy food choices. There are no “good” foods or “bad” foods; green-light foods are to be eaten more often than yellow-light or red-light foods:
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Use Games to Teach Healthy Food OptionsReplay the stoplight game from Lesson 2. This time, rather than a color, a food choice is given. Students respond with green light/eat more, yellow light/eat some, and red light/eat less actions.
Help Kids Make Healthy Food Choices
Summarize this topic's key concepts:
Time: 20 Minutes