Students learn about healthy snacks in this wacky version of tag
|Description:||Students run in an attmept to escape their "fruit kebob" fate--getting "dipped" in the yogurt.|
|Objective:||Students will identify a variety of healthy snack foods.|
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" snack foods refer to foods low in fat and added sugar which give the body energy to run and "go." "Slow" snack foods refer to foods high in fat and added sugar which slows the body down.
Healthy ("Go") Snack Foods and Drinks:
Less Healthy ("Slow") Snack Foods and Drinks:
Further information about the national standards can be found here.