Teaching nutrition to children early and often is the key to developing healthy eating habits. This nutrition unit is packed with ideas that empower children to understand why we need food, evaluate nutrition information, and make smart food choices.
This unit contains 4 lessons. Each lesson includes an evidence based color and find reading passage (Lexia 690-780) and activity. The unit was created to teach in order but can be used alongside other nutrition lessons.
Lesson #1 Why We Need Food: Includes Color and Find Reading Passage, Nutrient Data Base Activity
Lesson #2 The Five Food Groups: Includes Color and Find Reading Passage, Create a Menu Activity
Lesson #3 Choosing Healthy Foods: Includes Color and Find Reading Passage, Food Plate Craftivity
Lesson #4 Food Labels: Includes Color and Find Reading Passage, 16 Comparing Food Labels Task Cards
Bonus: 12 What Would You Do? problem solving task cards