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.
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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Teach Kids to Identify Healthy Snack ChoicesStudents classify snack choices as Eat More/Green Light, Eat Some/Yellow Light, Eat Less/Red Light.
Learn About Healthy Snack OptionsWhen making a snack choice, remember the best snacks, like fruit, vegetables, water, and milk, have a short ingredient list!
Have Kids Make Healthy Snack ChoicesStudents identify Eat More/Green Light, Eat Some/Yellow Light, Eat Less/Red Light choices, then use the Snack Choices printable to plan after school snacks.
Time: 20 Minutes