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Nutrition Activities

Use these fun physical activities to teach children about making healthy food choices.

Use these fun physical activities to teach children about making healthy food choices. Lessons explore the importance of each meal, the value of eating a variety of foods, healthy and less healthy food options, and how to select foods that help our bodies stay strong.

Breakfast

Studies have shown that children who eat breakfast had significant gains in overall standardized test scores and displayed improvement in math, reading, and vocabulary scores over those who had no breakfast.

See all Elementary School Breakfast Plans (14)

Lunch

Almost 30% of schools serve lunches that do not meet nutrient guidelines for protein, vitamins, and minerals. Educate your students about healthy lunch choices with these activities.

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Dinner

Kids that regularly eat dinner with their family are less likely to develop unhealthy eating habits, like skipping meals, or eating disorders, like anorexia.

See all Elementary School Dinner Plans (15)

Snacks

The amount of calories kids consume from snacks alone has gone up drastically since the late 1970s. Help your students learn to snack healthfully from an early age by playing these fun games.

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Additional Activities

Supplement your students' knowledge and continue the fun with these additional activities.

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Breakfast

Studies indicate that kids who eat breakfast concentrate better, have better attendance, are less irritable and fatigued, and have better control of their weight.

See all Middle School Breakfast Plans (8)

Lunch

Almost 30% of schools serve lunches that do not meet nutrient guidelines for protein, vitamins, and minerals. Educate your students about healthy lunch choices with these activities.

See all Middle School Lunch Plans (10)

Dinner

Kids that regularly eat dinner with their family are more likely to have higher grades and less likely to develop unhealthy eating habits, like skipping meals, or eating disorders, like anorexia. Use these fun activities to raise awareness of eating well and together.

See all Middle School Dinner Plans (12)

Snacks

Today kids consume a significant amount of calories from snacks and nearly all middle schools have vending machines, school stores, or snack bars

See all Middle School Snacks Plans (6)

Additional

Supplement your students' knowledge and continue the fun with these additional activities.

See all Middle School Additional Plans (12)

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