An interactive game that teaches students the importance of eating a variety of foods
|Description||Students walk, skip, and hop around the classroom suggesting colorful healthy breakfast foods when they stop on the colored spots.|
|Objective||Students will recognize the importance of eating a variety of foods for breakfast.|
|Materials||5 to 10 sheets each of red, green, and brown construction paper and one to two sheets each of orange, yellow, and blue or purple construction paper for a total of one sheet per student|
If a student names a food or drink high in added sugar or fat, gently guide her or him to think of a healthier choice.
Children should be encouraged to eat foods from each of the five food groupings everyday. These groupings are:
For this age group, it is more effective to encourage variety through color, rather than food grouping.
Healthy ("Go") Colorful Breakfast Foods: