Students learn healthy food choices in this fast-paced game
|Description:||Students throw and catch a beanbag and hop around while naming healthy foods.|
|Objective:||Students will identify a variety of healthy foods.|
|Materials:||Beanbag or Koosh Ball|
Although all foods can fit into a healthy eating plan in moderation, it is important to reinforce that healthier foods give the body more energy to play and grow. "Junk foods," (processed foods high in fat and added sugar), contain a significant amount of calories but add very little nutrition to kids’ diets.
"Go" foods refer to nutritious foods which give the body the energy to go and grow. "Slow" foods refer to foods high in fat and added sugar which can slow the body down.
Healthy ("Go") Foods and Drinks:
Less Healthy ("Slow") Foods and Drinks:
Further information about the national standards can be found here.