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Healthy Eating: a nutrition & food groups pack with activities, posters, & MORE!

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This pack includes just about EVERYTHING you'll need to teach and assess a healthy eating unit, and everything your students will need to practice and demonstrate their understanding. It includes posters, anchor chart ideas and lessons, worksheets, activities, and assessment pages.



* Food Category Picture Sort Activity instruction page - you can use the following resource as an anchor chart/lesson to introduce food groups and healthy eating, as a pocket chart activity, or as a hands-on sorting centre activity. All images of food items are real photographs, not clipart, and each food item is labeled with the proper name.
* Food Category Picture Sort mats (10 pages)
* Anchor Chart Lesson or Pocket Chart Activity instruction page
* Title Cards (2 pages) - to use as anchor chart headings or as headings for a pocket chart sorting activity
* Food Picture Cards for all food groups/categories (9 pages)

* Healthy Eating Worksheets instruction page
Healthy Eating Worksheets:
* "Colour by Food Group" - students colour images of food items according to their food group
* "Healthy vs. Unhealthy" - students determine whether a food item is healthy or unhealthy
* "Grocery List" - students create their own healthy grocery list using the food groups
* "Food Group Sort" (2 pages) - students cut out images of food items and glue them beside the appropriate food group
* "Fruits & Veggies!" (2 pages) - students draw and label fruits and veggies that they like, dislike, and would like to try (2 options available for differentiation)
* "Let's Go Shopping!" - students cut images of food items out of a local grocery store flyer and glue them according to food group
* "_____'s Healthy Lunchbox "(3 pages) - students get to create their own lunch box by decorating the front and drawing/labeling a healthy lunch on the inside (2 inner lunch box templates included for differentiation)
* "Rainbow Foods" - students draw/label healthy foods in all the colours of the rainbow
* "Healthy Living" (2 pages) - writing prompt ("Why do people need to eat healthy foods? What do healthy foods do for our bodies?")
* My Food Group Booklet instruction page - students create a food group booklet (2 title page options included) where they draw/label some of the healthy foods they enjoy in each of the food groups
* "My Food Group Booklet" activity (7 pages) - 2 title page options, fruits & vegetables page, grain products page, milk and alternatives page, meat and alternatives page, treats page
* My Book of Balanced Meals instruction page - students create a balanced meal booklet (2 title page options included) where they draw/label a healthy balanced meal for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks
* "My Book of Balanced Meals" (6 pages) -2 title page options, breakfast template, lunch template, dinner template, snack template

* Red Light, Yellow Light, Green Light Foods: POSTERS instruction page
* "Red Light Foods" poster - explanation and examples of red light foods
* "Yellow Light Foods" poster - explanation and examples of yellow light foods
* "Green Light Foods" poster - explanation and examples of green light foods
* "Red Light, Yellow Light, Green Light Foods" poster - brief explanation and examples for each colour food
* Red Light, Yellow Light, Green Light Foods: WORKSHEETS instruction page
* "Red Light, Yellow Light, and Green Light Foods" (3 pages) - students either draw/label their own examples of foods, OR they cut & paste images of food items into the correct category
* "Stop, Slow Down, GO!" - students colour images of food items either red, yellow, or green

Thank you for your support! I hope you and your students enjoy this little unit :)
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