Teach kids to plan a healthy meal, using the MyPlate printable and Food Chart.
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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Think About Healthy Meal OptionsStudents classify mealtime choices using the Eat More, Eat Some, Eat Less Food Chart.
Learn About Healthy Eating Options
Present tips for healthy food choices:
Plan Healthy MealsStudents document which foods they will choose to put on their plate at mealtime using the MyPlate Meal printable .
Time: 20 Minutes