Food Unit

Be Thoughtful About Healthy Food Choices

Kids will learn how to use a stoplight as a tool to help them make healthy food choices.

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Introduction

Kids will think more about the idea that food is fuel for their body. In this unit, kids will use a stoplight as a tool to help them think about their food and make healthy food choices.


Lesson 1: Ways That Kids Can Fuel Their Bodies and Brains

Teach kids to identify healthy breakfast food options.

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Lesson 2: How to Gamify Healthy Food Choices

Use a game to reinforce healthy food choices.

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Lesson 3: Paths to Healthy Snack Options for Kids

Teach kids about healthy snack options and help them categorize snacks into Eat More/Green Light, Eat Some/Yellow Light, Eat Less/Red Light choices.

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Lesson 4: Healthy Meal Planning with Kids

Teach kids to plan a healthy meal, using the MyPlate printable and Food Chart.

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Lesson 5: Healthy Food Choices Fuel Healthy Kids

Have kids play a game to help them think about healthy food choices.

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Introduction

Kids will think more about the idea that food is fuel for their bodies. In this unit, kids will use a stoplight as a tool to help students think their food and make healthy food choices.


Lesson 1: Ways That Kids Can Fuel Their Bodies and Brains

Teach kids to identify healthy breakfast food options.

Go to Lesson

Lesson 2: How to Gamify Healthy Food Choices

Use a game to reinforce healthy food choices.

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Lesson 3: Paths to Healthy Snack Options for Kids

Teach kids about healthy snack options and help them categorize snacks into Eat More/Green Light, Eat Some/Yellow Light, Eat Less/Red Light choices.

Go to Lesson

Lesson 4: Healthy Meal Planning With Kids

Teach kids to plan a healthy meal using the Make Your Plate puzzle.

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Lesson 5: Healthy Food Choices Fuel Healthy Kids

Have kids play a game to help them think about healthy food choices.

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