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Middle School

As children approach middle school, they are more likely to begin preparing some of their own meals and snacks. Use these activities to help kids think about healthy foods and how they can prepare them.

As children approach middle school, they are more likely to begin preparing some of their own meals and snacks. Use these activities to help kids think about healthy foods and how they can prepare them.

Stop N Go

Students learn the effects of healthy and less healthy foods in this energetic game

Tags: nutrition activities, middle school, breakfast

Red Light Green Light

A fun physical activity that teaches students about how their bodies react to different breakfast foods

Tags: nutrition activities, middle school, breakfast

Fruit Scramble

Students get moving and dancing while learning a variety of healthy fruits

Tags: nutrition activities, middle school, breakfast

Vegetable Scramble

Students get moving while learning about a variety of vegetables

Tags: nutrition activities, middle school, lunch

The Hot Seat

Students learn how to always have a healthy lunch in this spirited game

Tags: nutrition activities, middle school, lunch

Sandwich Stack

Together, students create healthy sandwiches in this relay game

Tags: nutrition activities, middle school, lunch

Vegetable Scramble

Students get moving while learning about a variety of vegetables

Tags: nutrition activities, middle school, dinner

Stop N Go

Students learn the effects of healthy and less healthy foods in this energetic game

Tags: nutrition activities, middle school, dinner

Red Light Green Light

A fun physical activity that teaches students about how their bodies react to different dinner foods

Tags: nutrition activities, middle school, dinner

Foods on Five!

Counting aloud, students move around in a circle, substituting multiples of "5" with healthy snack foods.

Tags: nutrition activities, middle school

Wheat, Barley, Rye, GO!

In this wacky version of "Rock, Paper, Scissors," students strategize and chase each other while learning about whole grains.

Tags: nutrition activities, middle school

Loopy Laps

In this game, students will speed up or slow down their movements in response to the healthiness of the food named.

Tags: nutrition activities, middle school

FUBAR

Students jog while suggesting ways to transform greasy, fast food favorites into nutritious meals.

Tags: nutrition activities, middle school, additional activities

Stand Up Sit Down

Students change their position from sitting to standing in response to whether they eat certain healthy snack foods.

Tags: nutrition activities, middle school, additional activities

Sugar Hop

Students learn the difference between added and natural sugar in this fun game

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