Student detectives get moving and gather clues to figure out their healthy dinner foods
|Description:||Students move about quickly in this game to gather clues about the healthy dinner foods taped to their backs!|
|Objective:||Students will recognize a variety of healthy dinner foods.|
|Materials:||One paper or name tag per student, each with a different healthy dinner food written on it (see below for foods), tape; (optional) a boom box or radio|
Eating dinner is important because it refuels the body with the nutrients it needs to function at its best. Dinner is also a social event, and it can be quality time spent with family members. Frequent family meals are associated with better grades, a lower risk of smoking, drinking, and using marijuana, and a lower incidence of depressive symptoms and suicidal thoughts.
Healthy ("Go") Foods for Labels:
Further information about the national standards can be found here.