Students get active and learn about whole grains in this spirited game
|Description||In this wacky version of "Rock, Paper, Scissors," students strategize and chase each other while learning about whole grains.|
|Objective||Students will identify a variety of whole grain foods they can eat for snack.|
If possible, bring in pictures of wheat, barley, rye, bulgur, quinoa, or other less common whole grains, products made from whole grains, or samples of the whole grains themselves to show to the students.
Whole grains are terrific sources of energy, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. In general, K-4th graders should eat 5-6 oz a day at least half of which should be whole grains. 1 ounce is about:
Healthy ("Go") Whole Grain Foods:
Further information about the national standards can be found here.