Students use their math skills to learn about healthy snack choices
|Description:||Counting aloud, students move around in a circle, substituting multiples of "5" with healthy snack foods.|
|Objective:||Students will identify the five food groupings and a variety of healthy snack foods.|
If a student names a food or drink high in fat or added sugar, gently guide her or him to come up with a healthier choice.
Children should be encouraged to eat healthy foods from each of the five food groupings everyday.
Healthy ("Go") Snack Foods from Each of the Five Food Groupings:
Less Healthy ("Slow") Snack Foods and Drinks:
Further information about the national standards can be found here.