Food and Nutrition Activities| Healthy Eating Unit

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1st - 3rd, Homeschool
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Teach your students about healthy eating, and healthy living with fun lessons and activities. Students will learn the importance of nutrition and food groups, sleep, exercise and hygiene with these engaging and real-life activities.

This set has been updated to include both the PRINT and DIGITAL for USA and Canada Food Guides.

This unit is packed with anchor charts and information for teachers and students and activities to make learning these things fun and effective.

Students will learn:


* The 5 food groups (USA) and the *NEW* 2019 Canada Food Guide

* Each food group has a printable for students with nutritional information.

* Grocery games: a special homework section so students can bring this learning home and to the grocery store to make it more meaningful


* What is sleep? Students will learn what happens when their body and brain go to sleep. They will learn the importance of sleep.

* What are some ways/habits to promote good sleep?


* What is exercise?

* Types of Exercise - endurance, flexibility/balance, strength

* Brain boosts: What are they, why are they important, suggestions for brain boosts.


* What is hygiene?

* Germs: Why it's important to stay clean to avoid germs

* Healthy Habits

I have included a simple book for students to summarize all of their learning.


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Mindful Brain, Mindful Hearts


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